Henry William Peerless
Born 4Q 1843 Peckham, Surrey, baptised 1871&1881 Camberwell, Surrey (5 Vestry Road), died 2Q 1911 Camberwell, London SE., 67 or 68 years. Occupations: Joiner. Son of James Peerless and Ann Munday
In 1871 Census he was living in Camberwell with his wife, 3 children and a niece Mary Saunders (13); in 1881 Census still in Camberwell with 9 children. In 1891 Census he was at 10 Vestry Road, Camberwell with 8 of his children, his wife being elsewhere in Camberwell, working as a monthly nurse. In 1901 he and his wife were still in Camberwell with their children Helena, Frederick, Emily & Harry.
Married 4Q 1862 Camberwell, Surrey (48 or 49 years married) to:
Sarah E ?
Born C1840 Heckfield, nr.Hartley Wintney, Hants., baptised 1917 Camberwell, Surrey (131 Southampton St). Occupations: Dressmaker (1901)
In 1891 Census she was away from home, working as a monthly nurse at 60 The Grove, Camberwell.
Born 4Q 1865 Camberwell, Surrey, died 2Q 1931 Camberwell, London SE., 65 or 66 years. Occupations: Dressmaker (1891)
Born C1867 Camberwell, Surrey, died 3Q 1932 Camberwell, London SE., 64 or 65 years
In 1901 Census she was a nurse with Thomas Rolands & family at 12 Winterbrook Road, Camberwell; her sister Ethel was a cook there also.
Born 3Q 1868 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised 1916 Peckham, Surrey (40 Azenby Road), died 4Q 1951 Lambeth, SE., 82 or 83 years. Occupations: Baker (1891)
Married to Agnes Louise Bewsey or Kate Augusta Matthews [FreeBMD].
Born 1Q 1871 Camberwell, Surrey, died 2Q 1917 Camberwell, London SE., 45 or 46 years. Occupations: House Painter (1891&1901)
Born 4Q 1872 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised 1907 Camberwell SE. (14 Lyndhurst Grove), died 1Q 1951 Camberwell, London SE., 78 or 79 years. Occupations: House painter/decorator
In 1891 Census he was a plumber's labourer, living at home with his parents. In 1901 Census he was a painter/decorator, living in Lewisham with Marion and their daughter Marion.
Born 4Q 1874 Camberwell, Surrey. Occupations: Shop assistant (1901)
In 1891 Census she was a label painter, living at home with her parents. ?Married 3Q 1904 at Camberwell.
Born 1Q 1877 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised 1901 Lambeth, SE.. Occupations: General servant (1901)
8)Ethel Sarah Peerless
Born 3Q 1879 Camberwell, Surrey, baptised ?Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, died 22 Jan 1966 ?Stamford, Connecticut, USA, 86 or 87 years
In 1901 Census she was a cook with Thomas Rolands & family at 12 Winterbrook Road, Camberwell; her sister Maria was a nurse there also. ?Ethel Peerless, aged 86, unmarried, died at Stamford, CT, USA 22.1.1966 [Connecticut Death Index].
9)Henry William Peerless
Born 1Q 1881 Camberwell, Surrey, died 30 Nov 1917 France (On Active Service), 35 or 36 years, bur. Anneux, Nord, France (British Cmty - MI). Occupations: Butcher(1901); rifleman
Rifleman, 10th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in the area of Anneux, which was in British hands from 21st November to 6th December 1917, when it was recaptured; buried in the British Cemetery at Anneux (Grave III.F.72).