manThomas Peerless‏‎
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:

womanLucy Ann Bedwell‏‎
Born ‎C1858 Rotherfield, Sussex‎, died ‎3Q 1890 Uckfield, Sussex‎, 31 or 32 years

Children:

1)
manThomas Peerless‏‎
Born ‎2Q 1879 Uckfield, Sussex, died ‎2Q 1879 Uckfield, Sussex‎, under 1 year old
2)
manAmos Ernest Peerless‏
Born ‎1Q 1882 Uckfield, Sussex, died ‎2Q 1957 Uckfield, Sussex‎, 74 or 75 years. Occupations: Railway platelayer (1942)
3)
manWilliam Henry Peerless‏‎
Born ‎2Q 1884 Rotherfield, Sussex‎, died ‎3Q 1948 Brighton, Sussex‎, 63 or 64 years
4)
manBertie Peerless‏‎
Born ‎4Q 1886 Rotherfield, Sussex‎‎
?Married 3Q 1910, Uckfield (Bertram).


2nd marriage
manThomas Peerless‏‎

Married ‎3Q 1904 Uckfield, Sussex (4 or 5 years married) to:

womanEmily ?‏‎
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
manThomas Peerless‏‎

Married ‎2Q 1911 Uckfield, Sussex (27 or 28 years married) to:

womanAlice 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].