Born 4 Feb 1811 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1851 Langton Green, Speldhurst, Kent, died 1Q 1883 Ticehurst, Sussex, 71 or 72 years. Occupations: Carpenter. Son of William Peerless and Elizabeth Stiles
In 1851 Census he was a carpenter, living at Langton Green with his wife and four children, Ann, Louis, Mary & William. In 1861 Census he and his wife and children Lewis[sic], Mary & William were still at Langton Green; with them was their son-in-law Charles J Booker, a widower, who had married their eldest daughter Ann in 1859. ?In 1881 Census William Peerless, widower shown as born at West Wickham[?], Kent c1811, was lodging with Harriet Golding at Union Street, Ticehurst, Sussex.
Married 4Q 1837 Tonbridge, Kent (at most 44 years married) to:
Born C1816 Ashurst, Kent, died before 1881, at most 65 years
Daughter of Francis & Ann Hartridge, whose son William married William Peerless's sister Harriet.
Born 4Q 1838 Speldhurst, Kent, died before 1861, at most 23 years
Married 3Q 1859 at St George, Southwark to Charles James Booker (b.c1835, Fareham(?), Hampshire).
Born 8 Oct 1840 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1881 Speldhurst, Kent (Post Office), died 4Q 1919 Marlborough, Wilts., 78 or 79 years. Occupations: Carpenter (1881)
In 1881 Census he was living at Speldhurst with his wife Harriett, daughters Ellen and Annie S, and a visitor Sarah M Meachin, an orphan born c1868 at Woolwich; in 1891 he was a builder living at Langton Rd, Speldhurst with his wife and daughter Anne S.
Born 4Q 1848 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1918 Bath, Wilts (2 Coburg Villas, Camden Rd), died 28 Jul 1918 Bath, Wilts. (Royal United Hospital), 69 or 70 years. Occupations: Confectioner (1901)
In 1891 Census she was a servant, living at Oxford. In 1901 Census she was unmarried, a confectioner living at Bath. Admon.granted at Bristol 25.10.1918 to Louis Peerless, retired carpenter [her brother].
Born Feb 1851 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1904 Peckham, London SE (10 Nunhead Crescent), died 5 Jan 1904 Peckham, London SE (10 Nunhead Crescent), 52 years. Occupations: Carpenter/joiner
In 1881 Census he was an unmarried house carpenter, lodging at 11 Milton Road, Margate with George & Emily Marsh and their family. In 1891 Census he was living at Woodbine Cottage, Nunhead Crescent, Camberwell with his wife; in 1901 they were still at Camberwell. Will dated 16.12.1898 proved at London 1.2.1904, probate to Jane Peerless, widow, sole executrix & beneficiary; failing her, John Edgar Stillman of Newbury, Berks., parish clerk, was named as alternate executor & beneficiary.