Born C1837 Heckfield, Hants.. Occupations: Laundress (1891)
In 1891 Census she was living at the Calverley Laundry, Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells, with her daughters Jessie & Alice.
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Born C1819 Speldhurst, Kent, baptised Camberwell, Surrey & Rusthall, Kent, died 24 Jul 1885 Rusthall, Speldhurst Kent, 65 or 66 years. Occupations: Carpenter/Joiner, 1st marriage to: Ann Munday, 2nd marriage/ related to: Maria ?. Son of Abraham Peerless and Charlotte Cousins
When married in 1842 living at Rye Lane, Camberwell; in 1851 Census Lansdowne Place, Peckham; in 1861 Census 9 Shards Road, Peckham; in 1871 Census 7 Vestry Rd, Camberwell, a widower with 3 unmarried daughters Ellen, Mary Ann & Harriett; in 1881 Census at Denny Bottom, Rusthall with his second wife Maria and their children Walter, Ada, Jessie & Alice. Will of 2.7.1885 proved 21.8.1885, Maria Peerless sole executrix and beneficiary; witnesses included his aunt Ellen Russell & his wife Maria.
1)Walter James Peerless/ RE
Born 3Q 1871 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised 1901 Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Poplar Cottages), died 28 Oct 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey (on active service), 43 or 44 years. Occupations: Painter & house decorator
Sapper, 1st/3rd (Kent) Field Coy., Royal Engineers. Commemorated (with his son) on the Helles Memorial standing on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsular, which bears over 20,000 names of those who fell in the Gallipoli campaign but have no known grave.
2)Ada Maria Peerless
Born 2Q 1873 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised 1896 Canterbury, Kent (12 Union Row,Ivy Lane). Occupations: Nursery Governess (1896)
3)Jessie Mary Peerless
Born 1Q 1875 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised 1901 Lewisham, London SE.. Occupations: Domestic help
In 1891 Census she was an assistant laundress, living with her mother and sister Alice at the Calverley Laundry, Tunbridge Wells.
4)Alice Clara Peerless
Born 3Q 1877 Camberwell, Surrey
In 1891 Census she was an assistant laundress, living with her mother & sister at Calverley Laundry, Tunbridge Wells; in 1901 she was a cook domestic at Croydon. ?Married 4Q 1904, Croydon.