Born 8 Oct 1840 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1881 Speldhurst, Kent (Post Office), died 4Q 1919 Marlborough, Wilts., 78 or 79 years. Occupations: Carpenter (1881). Son of William Peerless and Ann Hartridge
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.
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Born C1842 Twyford, Hants., baptised 1933 Pembury, Kent (Gabriel Cott.,Romford Rd), died 12 Sep 1933 Pembury, Kent (Gabriel Cott.,Romford Rd), 90 or 91 years. Occupations: Telegraphic work (1881)
In 1901 Census she was a Postmistress living at the Langton Green Post Office, Speldhurst with her daughter Anne. Will dated 1.3.1933 proved at London 6.10.1933, probate to Sarah Jane Martin of Gabriel Cottage, Pembury, wife of James William Martin; Sarah Martin sole beneficiary "as she is the person who has looked after me since the death of my daughter Anne Sawkins Peerless".
Born 2Q 1866 Langton Green, Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1901 Islip, Northants., died 23 Dec 1916 Ringstead, Northants., 49 or 50 years. Occupations: Teacher (1881)
Unmarried. Admon.(with Will executed July 1916) granted at Peterborough 29.1.1917 to Harriet Peerless, wife of Louis Peerless, one of the residuary legatees; the other legatees were the 5 children of Thomas Sawkins Agutter, farmer of Islip, Northants, cousin of Ellen Peerless.
2)Anne Sawkins Peerless
Born 1Q 1868 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised 1932 Langton Green, Kent (Old Post Office), died 29 Aug 1932 Pembury, Kent (Gabriel Cott.,Romford Rd), 63 or 64 years. Occupations: Postal clerk; dressmaker
Admon.(with Will dated 18.8.1932) granted at London 1.10.1932 to James William Martin, carpenter, of Gabriel Cottage, Pembury; sole beneficiaries James William Martin and his wife Sarah Jane Martin, with the wish that they "look after my mother and provide her with a home while she needs one".