Born C1823 Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised Crowborough, Sussex. Occupations: Ag.lab./ Sawyer (1861). Son of William Peerless and Elizabeth ?
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.
Married 26 Apr 1847 Rotherfield, Sussex (46 or 47 years married) to:
Born 12 Feb 1832 Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised 1881, died 3Q 1894, 61 or 62 years
When married in 1847 she gave her age as 19. In 1871 Census, when she was on her own at Rotherfield with her children Edward, Elizabeth, Rose & Flora, her age was given as 41.
Born 15 Jun 1847 Crowborough Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised 1881 Hadlow, Kent (Ashes Lane), died 1Q 1909 Tonbridge, Kent, 61 or 62 years. Occupations: Timber sawyer
In 1891 Census he was a sawyer living at Pits Wood, Hadlow with his wife and their children Stephen, Charles, Alma, Rose & Alice. In 1901 Census he was an agricultural labourer, living at Hadlow with his wife and children Stephen, Charles, Rose & Alice.
Born 1 Feb 1849 Crowborough Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex
Born 15 Dec 1850 Rotherfield, Sussex (Slaugham Gill), baptised 1901 Hastings, Sussex (40 St Mary's Road), died 4Q 1904 Hastings, Sussex, 53 or 54 years. Occupations: Builder's labourer (1891)
1881 Census gives birth c1856, 1891 & 1901 Census c1852, & Death Reg.c1853. In 1881 he was living at 11 Earl Street, Hastings with his wife and children Frances & James; in 1891 he was at 7 Emmanuel Road, Hastings with his wife and children Frances, James, Albert, Flora & Alfred; in 1901, described as "Labourer (Digging & General Work)", he was at 40 St Mary's Road, Hastings with his wife and children Alfred & George.
Born 1Q 1853 Crowborough, Sussex
Born 8 Apr 1856 Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised 1881 Greenwich, Kent (105 Calvert Road), died 2Q 1935 Greenwich, London SE, 78 or 79 years. Occupations: Gen.Lab. (1881)
In 1881 Census he was living at Greenwich with his wife and children Ellen, Charles & Eliza.
Born 4Q 1858 Hadlow, Kent
In 1881 he was unmarried and living at home. ?Died 3Q 1884, Malling, age 26.
Born 1859 Hadlow, Kent
In 1861 Census she was 9 months old. Married James Henry Fermor, son of Obed Fermor, 23.6.1879 at Eridge Green; in 1881 Census James (b.c1854, Rotherfield) was a railway porter, living at Wonersh, Surrey with Elizabeth, their son James (10mos) and a lodger.
Born 2Q 1862 Golden Green, nr Hadlow, Kent. Occupations: Domestic Servant (1881)
In 1881 Census she was living at 123 Windmill St, Gravesend, Kent, servant to Mrs Elizabeth Eimett.
Born 1Q 1867 Hadlow, Kent. Occupations: Domestic Servant (1881)
Born C1870 Rotherfield, Sussex
Born 3Q 1872 Rotherfield, Sussex
In 1891 Census she was a general domestic servant with John Noyes and his family at 13 Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells.