Francis Edward Peerless
Born 15 Oct 1846 Ham, Kingston, Surrey, died 4Q 1889 Malling, Kent, 42 or 43 years. Occupations: Gen.Lab. (1881). Son of Solomon Peerless and Charlotte Marsh
In 1851 Census, aged 4 after the death of his father in 1848, he was at an Institution (perhaps an orphanage) at Wanstead, Essex. In 1861 & 1871 Census he was living with his mother and her second husband, Richard Dutton, at Seal, Kent. In 1881 Census he was still at Frankfield Farm, Seal with his mother and step-father, his wife Matilda, who was Richard Dutton's daughter, and their son James.
Married 3Q 1877 Sevenoaks, Kent (11 or 12 years married) to:
Born C1845 Tonbridge, Kent
Daughter of Richard & Charlotte Dutton.
1)James Edward Peerless
Born 4Q 1878 Seal, Kent, baptised 1901 Ightham, Kent, died 3Q 1951 Maidstone, Kent, 72 or 73 years. Occupations: Ag.Lab. (1901)
?Served WWI as a Private, Leicestershire Regt. [NArch].