manJames Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1841 Cowden, Kent, baptised ‎1881 St Leonards-on-Sea, Sx.(7 Peyton Road), died ‎2Q 1928 Tonbridge, Kent‎, 86 or 87 years. Occupations: Gardener & Park constable. Son of James Peerless and Ann Read
In 1871 Census he was a coachman at 7 Cross St, Hastings with his wife and 3 children, in 1881 Census at St Leonard's with 4 children. In 1891 Census he was a gardener living at 5 Shornden Terrace, St Leonard's with his wife and son Henry, with 6 boarders & lodgers; in 1901 Census at the same address he was a jobbing gardener, living with his wife and grand-daughter Lily Edwards (b.c1894, St Leonard's). In 1902 he was executor of his mother's Will, described as a park constable.

Married ‎10 Oct 1863 Hastings, Sx.(St Mary's Chapel, Castle) (50 or 51 years married) to:

womanTamar Willis‏‎
Born ‎C1833 Bekesbourne, nr.Canterbury, Kent‎, died ‎4Q 1914 Hastings, Sussex‎, 80 or 81 years
Daughter of Ingram Willis, a labourer. Elsewhere named Tammer.

Children:

1)
manAlfred Peerless‏
Born ‎16 Aug 1864 Felcourt, Lingfield, Surrey‎, baptised ‎1891 Hastings, Sussex (18 Lennox Street), died ‎4Q 1956 Tonbridge, Kent‎, 91 or 92 years. Occupations: Signalman
In 1891 Census he was living at Hastings with his wife, their daughter Ethel and a lodger Horace Buesden (14, b.Chilham, Kent), presumably Julia's brother.
2)
womanRhoda Peerless‏‎
Born ‎3Q 1866 Frant, Sussex‎
?Married 3Q 1888, Hastings.
3)
womanAda Peerless‏‎
Born ‎4Q 1869 St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex‎
4)
manHenry James Peerless‏
Born ‎1Q 1876 St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, baptised ‎1901 St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, died ‎3 Jan 1946 St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex‎, 69 or 70 years. Occupations: House carpenter (1901)
In 1901 Census he was living at 58 Bohemia Road, St Leonards with his wife and children Henry (Archibald) & Henry (Arthur). In 1907 they lived at 138 Bohemia Rd, and he was a journeyman carpenter. Admon. granted 1946 to his widow Ellen Elizabeth Peerless.