Born C1775 Cowden, Kent, baptised Hartfield Sussex & Cowden, Kent, died 1Q 1852 Cowden, Kent, 76 or 77 years. Occupations: Labourer. Son of Richard Pearless and Sarah Ashdown
Married by Banns, both of Cowden. In 1851 they were living at Heathen Street, Cowden with their unmarried son Henry, their widowed son-in-law Robert Groves and his daughter Mary.
Married 16 Nov 1805 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene) (46 or 47 years married) to:
Born C1781 East Grinstead, Sussex, baptised Cowden, Kent, died after 1861, at least 80 years
In 1861 Census she was widowed, living at North Street, Cowden with her sons George and Henry, and her grand-daughter Harriet Crowhurst, the daughter of her daughter Caroline; her age was given as 80, whereas it was given as 65 in 1851.
Born C1807, died Apr 1811, 3 or 4 years, bur. 12 Apr 1811 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
"Half-Baptism" 5.3.1807; "Received into Church" 26.4.1807.
Born C1809, died 1829 Cowden, Kent, 19 or 20 years, bur. 10 Mar 1829 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
Born C1811, died before 1851, at most 40 years
Married Robert Groves by Banns, Cowden 23.8.1830, she with consent of parents. In 1851 Census Robert was a widower (Ag.Lab. aged 48, born at Hartfield) and he and his daughter Mary (18) were living with his parents-in-law at Cowden.
Born C1813 Cowden, Kent, died 29 Mar 1894 Withyham, Sussex (Blackham), 80 or 81 years
Witnesses at their marriage were ? Izzard and Sophia Crowhurst, John's sister.
Born C1815 Cowden, Kent, died before 1823, at most 8 years
Born C1817, died before 1821, at most 4 years
Born C1819, died before 1827, at most 8 years
Born C1821 Cowden, Kent, baptised Cowden, Kent, died 3Q 1887 Sevenoaks, Kent, 65 or 66 years. Occupations: Agricultural labourer
In 1851 Census James was living at Cowden, with his wife and children James, George & Ann; in 1861 at Grove Cottage, Cowden with his wife, their children George, Ann & Ellen, and a niece Ann Reed (b.c1845, Edenbridge) a domestic servant; in 1881 still at Grove Cottage with his wife, their unmarried son Abraham, and a sister-in-law Elen Shirley (b.c1809, Lingfield, Surrey).
Born C1822, died 1835 Cowden, Kent, 12 or 13 years, bur. 1 Nov 1835 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
Born C1823 Cowden, Kent, baptised 1851 Cowden, Kent (Heathen Street). Occupations: Ag.Lab.
In 1861 Census he was unmarried, living at North Street, Cowden with his brother George and their widowed mother.
Born C1826, died Apr 1827 Cowden, Kent, 0 or 1 years, bur. 21 Apr 1827 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
Died aged 8 months.
Born C1827 Cowden, Kent, baptised 1861 Cowden, Kent (North Street), died 3Q 1892 Tonbridge, Kent, 64 or 65 years. Occupations: Ag.Lab.
In 1851 Census he was an agricultural servant with Mr Johnson at Sussex House, Hartfield. In 1861 Census he was living at Cowden with his widowed mother, his brother Henry, and their sister Caroline's daughter Harriet Crowhurst. When married in October 1861, he and his wife were living at Southborough. In 1881 Census he was living at 12 Priory Walk, Tonbridge with his wife and their son George; in 1891 Census the three of them were at 14 Rose Street, Tonbridge, with Ada P Field (9), Sarah's grand-daughter from her first marriage.