Alfred Jeremiah Peerless
Born 25 Oct 1856 Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Belgrave Terrace), baptised 1901 Corby, Northants. (Town Hill Lane), died 4Q 1944 Kettering, Northants., 87 or 88 years. Occupations: Railway platelayer. Son of James Peerless and Fanny Summers
In 1901 Census he was living at Corby with his wife, their children Sarah Lillie, Samuel, Harry, James, Daisy & Olive, a cousin William Corral (b.c1851, Deene) and a boarder.
Married 17 Mar 1878 Deene, Northants. (40 years married) to:
Frances (Fanny) Spencer
Born 13 Aug 1861 Deene, Northants (Slate pits, Deene Ldg), died 21 Nov 1918 Corby, Northants., 57 years
Daughter of Joseph (b.c1830, Deene, platelayer) & Mary (b.c1839, Rothwell, Northants) Spencer; in 1881 Census they and their unmarried son Samuel (b.c1856, Deene, platelayer) were boarding with Fanny & Alfred and their family at Corby.
1)Alfred Jeremiah S S Peerless
Born 24 Apr 1878 Deene, Northants. (Deene Lodge), baptised 1901 Brinsworth, West Yorks., died 1Q 1957 Kettering, Northants., 78 or 79 years. Occupations: Railway engine wkr.(1901)
Full name Alfred Jeremiah Saunders Summers Peerless. Served WWI as a Serjeant, Royal Engineers [NArch].
2)Frances Alice Peerless
Born 2Q 1880 Corby, Northants., died 10 Oct 1898 Corby, Northants., 17 or 18 years
In 1891 Census she was staying with her Spencer grandparents at Corby. Died from typhoid fever [AP].
3)George Edward Peerless
Born 4 Sep 1882 Corby, Northants., baptised 1901 Sutton Coldfield, Warwicks.. Occupations: Railway Porter (1901)
?Death Reg.3Q 1967, Forest of Dean (83).
4)Sarah Lillie Peerless
Born 8 Jan 1885 Corby, Northants.
Married 3Q 1905, Kettering.
Born 2Q 1888 Corby, Northants., died 16 Apr 1907 Corby, Northants., 18 or 19 years. Occupations: Gen.Labourer
Died of meningitis.
Born 13 Apr 1890 Corby, Northants., baptised 1922 Sutton Coldfield, Warwks. (69 Riland Rd), died 4Q 1974 Birmingham, 83 or 84 years. Occupations: Boot&shoemaker/repairer
He started working on the railways but after an accident that resulted in having both his feet amputated, the Company set him up as a boot & shoe maker & repairer [AP].
7)James Peerless/, Serj
Born 3Q 1892 Corby, Northants., died 20 Mar 1916 France, on active service, 23 or 24 years, bur. 1916 Carnoy, Somme, France. Occupations: Infantryman
Served with 6th Bn.,Northamptonshire Regiment; Serjeant. Buried at Carnoy Military Cemetery; Grave ref.R9.
8)Daisy May Peerless
Born 6 Oct 1894 Corby, Northants., died 4Q 1971 Corby, Northants., 76 or 77 years. Occupations: Domestic servant
Married Frederick Johnson (b.c1890), a butcher of 141 Long Street, Atherstone, son of William Johnson a general labourer, at Kettering R.O. 5.4.1915, Alfred & Olive Gertrude Peerless witnesses, Daisy then living at Corby. Frederick died during WWI; Daisy married secondly at Corby 4Q 1920 Sidney George L Binley (b.7.11.1894, Stamford; d.3Q 1979, Corby) and had a son (b.1924, married with married daughter), a daughter (b.1928, widowed with married daughter & grandchildren) & a son (b.1930; d.1999, unmarried) [AP -2003].
9)Olive Gertie Peerless
Born 15 Nov 1900 Corby, Northants.
Married Arthur W Morris 2Q 1922, Kettering.
Born 1 Dec 1901 Corby, Northants.
Married Alfred E Bailey 3Q 1929, Kettering.
Born 8 Jun 1905 Kettering, Northants., died 4Q 1978 Northampton, 72 or 73 years
Born 8 Mar 1907 Corby, Northants., died 2 Mar 1909 Corby, Northants., 1 years
Died of measles [AP].