manWilliam Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1777 Groombridge, Sussex‎, baptised ‎1851 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex‎. Occupations: Shopkeeper (1851). Son of Thomas Peerless and Elizabeth Winter
In 1851 Census he was a widower, lodging with his son William & family at Crowborough.

Married ‎9 Nov 1801 Rotherfield, Sussex (35 years married) to:

womanSarah Butcher‏‎
Born ‎C1770‎, died ‎18 Jul 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex‎, 66 or 67 years, bur. ‎Jul 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex (St Denys) (MI)
When married by Banns in 1801, she was a widow and both were of Rotherfield.

Children:

1)
manWilliam Peerless‏
Born ‎C1801 Groombridge, Sussex‎, baptised ‎ Rotherfield, Sussex (Crowborough Beacon), died ‎4Q 1884 Uckfield, Sussex‎, 82 or 83 years. Occupations: Carpenter
In 1841 Census he was a journeyman carpenter at Beacon House, Crowborough with his wife and children Ann, Sarah, George, Bithia, Edward, Eliza & Ellen. In 1851 Census he was a carpenter, also farming 4 acres, living at Crowborough with his wife and daughters Eliza, Ellen & Elizabeth; his father lodged with them. In 1861 Census he lived at Crowborough Beacon with his daughter Ellen and her son Albert Burgess Peerless; his wife Elizabeth was then a nurse with Richard & Sarah Lintott and their two children at Brighton.
2)
manJames Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1804 Groombridge, Sussex‎, baptised ‎1851‎. Occupations: Tailor
In 1851 Census he was unmarried, a tailor, visiting Henry Headley & family at Pick Pale, Rotherfield; in 1861 he was lodging with the Luxford family at Rotherfield.
3)
womanAnn Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1805 Groombridge, Sussex‎‎
?Married George Downard of Rotherfield 25.8.1825 by Banns at Rotherfield, she being of Withyham.