Born C1847 Worth, Sussex, baptised 1901 East Grinstead, Sussex (9 Moat Road), died 3Q 1903 East Grinstead, Sussex, 55 or 56 years. Occupations: Laundress (1901)
Daughter of John Foster, a farmer dec'd before 1886, married previously to ? Goodwin who was dec'd before 1881; in 1881 Census she was a farmer of 10 acres, living at Turners Hill Road, East Grinstead with her children Louisa (10), Mary Jane (6), Arthur William (6) & Harry (4). When married in 1886 they were both widowed and living at East Grinstead; witnesses were Abraham and Margaret Foster. In 1901 Census she was at East Grinstead with her daughters Mary Jane (Polly) & Nellie Goodwin (19), laundresses, and Flory Pearless.
Married 14 Jun 1886 East Grinstead, Sussex (St Swithun) (16 or 17 years married) to:
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, 1st marriage to: Maria (Emily) Wood, 2nd marriage to: Naomi Foster. Son of William Peerless and Elizabeth ?
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.
Born C1888 Sussex
Described in 1891 Census as the stepdaughter of George Pearless, but presumably the daughter of his second wife Naomi.