Born 4Q 1846 Cowden, Kent, baptised 1891 Mile End, London E. (3 Mile End Place), died 3Q 1939 Bethnal Green, London E., 92 or 93 years. Occupations: Police Constable. Son of John William Pearless and Jane Huggett
1851 Census gives birthplace as Cowden, Kent, 1881 & 1891 as Hartfield, Sussex and 1901 as Holtye, Sussex. When married in 1867 he was a groom at Forest Row, and the family were there in 1871 Census. In 1881 Census they were at 378 Cable St, Shadwell E.; in 1891 Census they were at Mile End with children Harry, Arthur, Jesse, Ellen & Emily; in 1901 Census he was a caretaker living at Bethnal Green with his wife and children Arthur, Flora, Jesse, Ellen, Stanley & Daisy.
Married 24 Feb 1867 Forest Row, Sussex (71 or 72 years married) to:
Born C1849 Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, Sussex, died 3Q 1942 Ilford, Essex, 92 or 93 years
Daughter of James Grove, a Blacksmith. When married she was living at Forest Row; witnesses were James Grove & Fanny Grove. Other records give her family name as Groves.
1)Henry (Harry) Pearless
Born 2Q 1867 East Grinstead, Sussex, died 4Q 1892 Mile End, London E., 24 or 25 years
2)Walter Benjamin Pearless
Born 27 Mar 1869 Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, Sussex, baptised Australia, died 6 Dec 1932 Australia, 63 years, bur. Victoria, Australia (Preston Cmty, Vic.). Occupations: Store keeper (1925)
When married in 1894, he was a Barman living at 56 Queen's Road, Barking; Alice was living at the same address. In 1907 they were living at 86 Gwendoline Avenue, Upton Park, West Ham; he was a Billiard Marker, as he had been in 1901 Census. They emigrated to Australia 1927/8 with their son George.
3)George James Pearless
Born 3Q 1871 St.Geo.East, London E., died 4Q 1871 St.Geo.East, London E., under 1 year old
Born 5 Feb 1873 St.Geo.East, London E. (35 Joseph St), died 1Q 1873, under 1 year old
5)Charles Francis Pearless
Born 13 Dec 1873 Shadwell, London E (378 Cable Street), died 4Q 1916 Bethnal Green, London E., 42 or 43 years. Occupations: Barman (1901)
In 1901 Census he was a barman, living at the Woodhouse Tavern, Harrow Road, Cann Hall, Leytonstone, Essex. Although he had died in 1916, his widow Clara registered her son Frank as the son of "Charles Peerless, a barman" in 1919.
6)Arthur James Pearless
Born 4Q 1876 Shadwell, Stepney, London E., died 3Q 1911 Bethnal Green, London E., 34 or 35 years. Occupations: Telegraph Messenger(1891)
In 1901 Census he was a labourer, living at home. Witnessed his younger brother Jesse's marriage in 1907.
7)Flora Bella Pearless
Born 2Q 1879 Shadwell, Stepney, London E.. Occupations: Counter assistant (1901)
Married 2Q 1906, West Ham, London E.
8)George Septimus Pearless
Born 9 Sep 1881 Mile End, London E. (3 Mile End Place), died 1Q 1883 Mile End, London E., 1 or 2 years
Born 1Q 1884 Mile End, London E., died 4Q 1915 Holborn, London WC., 30 or 31 years. Occupations: Printer (1907)
10)Ellen Selina Pearless
Born 1Q 1887 Mile End, London E.. Occupations: Apprentice (1901)
Married 2Q 1906, Bethnal Green, London E.
11)Emily May Pearless
Born 12 Nov 1888 Mile End, London E. (3 Mile End Place), died 3Q 1892 Mile End, London E., 3 or 4 years
Born 30 Apr 1893 Mile End, London E. (3 Mile End Place)
Served WWI as Private, The Rifle Brigade [NArch].
13)Daisy Frances Pearless
Born 1Q 1896 Bethnal Green, London E.
Married George Thomas Victor Ashworth 19.9.1925, aged 29, at St Stephen's, Bow, London E.[MCert]. He was a clerk aged 24, son of William Henry Ashworth, a warehouseman; Daisy and George were both living at 29 Tredegar Road, Bow.