Born 14 Jun 1856 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised 1942 Crowborough (Springdale, Queen's Road), died 27 Jul 1942 Crowborough (Springdale, Queen's Road), 86 years. Occupations: Ag.lab./sawyer/gardener. Son of George Peerless and Maria (Emily) Wood
In 1881 Census he was an ag.lab. living at Holly Tree Cottage, Crowborough with his first wife Lucy Ann, a step-daughter Alice Bedwell and a visitor John Bedwell. In 1891 Census, newly widowed, he was a general labourer at Holly Tree Cottage with children Amos, William Henry & Bertie, and Alice Bedwell. Will dated 3(?).3.1939 proved at Llandudno 14.9.1942, probate to his son Amos Ernest Peerless, railway platelayer, & James Giles Tungate, gas company's labourer, his "son-in-law".
Married 2Q 1878 Uckfield, Sussex (11 or 12 years married) to:
Lucy Ann Bedwell
Born C1858 Rotherfield, Sussex, died 3Q 1890 Uckfield, Sussex, 31 or 32 years
Born 2Q 1879 Uckfield, Sussex, died 2Q 1879 Uckfield, Sussex, under 1 year old
2)Amos Ernest Peerless
Born 1Q 1882 Uckfield, Sussex, died 2Q 1957 Uckfield, Sussex, 74 or 75 years. Occupations: Railway platelayer (1942)
3)William Henry Peerless
Born 2Q 1884 Rotherfield, Sussex, died 3Q 1948 Brighton, Sussex, 63 or 64 years
Born 4Q 1886 Rotherfield, Sussex
?Married 3Q 1910, Uckfield (Bertram).
|2nd marriage |
Married 3Q 1904 Uckfield, Sussex (4 or 5 years married) to:
Born C1849, baptised 1909 Crowborough (Springdale, Queen's Road), died 29 Sep 1909 Crowborough (Springdale, Queen's Road), 59 or 60 years
Will dated 11.4.1905 proved at London 29.10.1909, probate to Thomas Peerless, sawyer [her husband], & Walter Goldsmith, carpenter [her son]; bequeathed her "wearing apparel and personal ornaments" to her daughter Mary Elizabeth Ashdown and the residue, after the death of her husband, to all her children whether by her first or second marriage.
|3rd marriage |
Married 2Q 1911 Uckfield, Sussex (27 or 28 years married) to:
Alice Julia ?
Born C1857, died 31 Jan 1939 Crowborough (Springdale, Queen's Road), 81 or 82 years
Admon.granted at London to 1.5.1939, probate to Thomas Peerless, retired gardener [her husband].