Edwin James Peerless
Born 13 Jun 1849 Camberwell, Sy. (Commercial/Old Kent Rd), baptised 1881 Hackney, London E. (36 Bentham Road), died 4Q 1909 Hackney, London E., 59 or 60 years. Occupations: Butcher. Son of James Peerless and Ann Munday
Only "Edwin" appears on his Birth Certificate; he was born at 1 Lansdowne Place, Commercial Road, Camberwell, but his father, registering his birth, was of "1 Lansdowne Place, Old Kent Road". Shown in 1881 Census Index as "James E Pearliss", then living at Hackney with his wife and their children Florence, Edward, Alice, Sarah, Arthur & Walter; in 1879 they had been living at 19 Wick Road, South Hackney. In 1901 Census he was living at 26 Retreat Place, Hackney with his wife and children Walter, Alice and Edith.
Married 4Q 1872 West Ham, London E. (36 or 37 years married) to:
Born C1853, died 3Q 1919 Hackney, London E., 65 or 66 years
1)Florence Ada Peerless
Born 2Q 1873 Hackney, London E.
1881 Census Index showed her as being born at "Camberwell, Middlesex". Married at Hackney 3Q 1895, to Frederick John Alexander or Herbert Cleere Turner [FreeBMD].
2)James Edwin Peerless
Born 3Q 1874 Hackney, London E., died 2Q 1963 Romford, Essex, 88 or 89 years. Occupations: Butcher's asst. (1901)
1881 Census Index shows him as "Edward", born at Romford, Essex; two marriage register entries in 1896, for Edward James and Edwin James. In 1901 Census he was living at Hackney with his wife and son Edwin.
3)Alice Mary Peerless
Born 1Q 1876 Hackney, London E., died 4Q 1964 Surrey Mid. E., 87 or 88 years
4)Sarah Elizabeth Peerless
Born 3Q 1877 Hackney, London E.
?Married 3Q1898 at Hackney.
5)Arthur Thomas Peerless
Born 3 Jul 1879 South Hackney, London E. (19 Wick Road), died 4Q 1964 Surrey Mid.E., 84 or 85 years
Married in 1900 to either Alice Arnold or Constance Milton [FreeBMD].
6)Walter Louis Peerless
Born 1Q 1881 Hackney, London E., died 1Q 1947 Surrey Mid.E., 65 or 66 years. Occupations: Butcher (1901)
7)Edith Mabel Peerless
Born 4Q 1893 Hackney, London E.