Born C1801 Groombridge, Sussex, baptised Rotherfield, Sussex (Crowborough Beacon), died 4Q 1884 Uckfield, Sussex, 82 or 83 years. Occupations: Carpenter. Son of William Peerless and Sarah Butcher
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.
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Born C1803 Mitcham, Surrey, baptised 1861
Born C1823 Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised Crowborough, Sussex. Occupations: Ag.lab./ Sawyer (1861)
In 1851 Census he was living at Crowborough with his wife & children William, Ann and Henry. In 1861 Census the family were living at Hadlow, Kent; in 1881 Census William and his wife were living at 4 Pilmer Lane, Rotherfield with children Edward, Rose, Florence & Jane; in 1901 Census he was widowed, "living on own means" at 1 Pilmer Road, Crowborough. ?Died 3Q 1909, Uckfield aged 80.
Not born in Sussex [1841 Cens].
Not born in Sussex [1841 Cens].
Born 5 Jun 1831 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised Crowborough & East Grinstead, Sussex, died 1Q 1913 East Grinstead, Sussex, 81 or 82 years. Occupations: Sawyer & timber merchant
In 1851 Census he was a servant at Bank Farm, Capel, Kent. When married in 1855 he & Maria lived at Slaugham Gill, Rotherfield; in 1861 Census at Crowborough with children Thomas & Lucy; in 1871 with children Thomas, Lucy, Rose Ann, Clara, Francis & David; in 1891 he was at Medway(?) Farm, Kingscote, East Grinstead with his second wife Naomi, their daughter Flory & her children Arthur, Mary Jane, Henry & Nellie. In 1901 Census he was a patient at Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, his wife was at East Grinstead with Flory.
5)Belhiah (Bithia) Peerless
Born C1833 Rotherfield, Sussex
In 1851 Census she was a domestic servant living with Thomas Killick, a grocer & draper, and his family at Pump House, Hartfield. In 1861 Census she was a housemaid to the Stephenson family at 12 Bolton Row, St George's Hanover Sq. London W. Married 1Q 1862, Bermondsey.
Born C1834 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex. Occupations: Ag.labourer
In 1861 Census he was living at Pilmerfield, Rotherfield, unmarried but with Phyllis Wilmshurst as his housekeeper. In 1871, married, they were at Ramsly Cottage, Eridge with children Ann, Elizabeth, Jane & Charles; in 1881 at 3 Haywards Cottage, Tonbridge with daughters Ann, Catherine & Frances; in 1891 at 26 North St, Tunbridge Wells with daughters Catherine & Frances and granddaughter Beatrice Peerless (b.1Q 1889, Frant); in 1901 at Whybairne Gate Farm with daughters Frances & Ann and granddaughter Beatrice.
Born 30 Dec 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex (Crowborough Beacon)
Born 9 Aug 1840 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex
Born 26 Mar 1843 Rotherfield, Sussex (Crowborough Beacon)
Born 20 Oct 1844 Rotherfield, Sussex (Crowborough Beacon)
Married John George Deacon, son of John Deacon, 7.4.1871 at St Nicholas, Brighton.