manRichard Pearless‏‎
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:

womanElizabeth Glover‏‎
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.

Children:

1)
manRichard Pearless‏‎
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.
2)
womanMary Pearless‏‎
Born ‎C1809, died ‎1829 Cowden, Kent‎, 19 or 20 years, bur. ‎10 Mar 1829 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
3)
womanSarah Pearless‏‎
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.
4)
womanCaroline Pearless‏
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.
5)
manHenry Pearless‏‎
Born ‎C1815 Cowden, Kent, died ‎before 1823‎, at most 8 years
6)
manJames Pearless‏‎
Born ‎C1817, died ‎before 1821‎, at most 4 years
7)
manGeorge Pearless‏‎
Born ‎C1819, died ‎before 1827‎, at most 8 years
8)
manJames Peerless‏
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).
9)
womanHarriot Pearless‏‎
Born ‎C1822, died ‎1835 Cowden, Kent‎, 12 or 13 years, bur. ‎1 Nov 1835 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
10)
manHenry Peerless‏‎
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.
11)
womanElizabeth Pearless‏‎
Born ‎C1826, died ‎Apr 1827 Cowden, Kent‎, 0 or 1 years, bur. ‎21 Apr 1827 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
Died aged 8 months.
12)
manGeorge Peerless‏
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.