Born 1Q 1855 Buxted, Sussex, baptised 1938 Dartford, Kent (Littlebrook Manor Farm), died 10 Sep 1938 Dartford, Kent (County Hospital), 82 or 83 years. Occupations: Pork Butcher/Farmer. Son of Henry Peerless and Anne Brooks
In 1881 he was unmarried living with his parents at Buxted. Jt.Executor of his father's Will in 1887 when a pork butcher at Crowborough Cross. In 1891 Census a butcher living at 1 St Johns Rd, Crowborough with his wife, children Gladys & Arthur, and his wife's sister; in 1901 Census a farmer at Cudworth Farm, Newdigate, Surrey with his second wife & their son Thomas Howard. In Caddel's Directory 1912/3 living at Little Brook Farm, Stone, nr.Dartford. Admon.with Will granted at London 17.1.1939 to Thomas Howard Peerless, Civil Engineer.
Married 2Q 1881 Warwick (9 or 10 years married) to:
Born C1861 Leamington, Warwicks., died 4Q 1891 Uckfield, Sussex, 29 or 30 years
In 1891 Census her sister Annie Crane (b.c1872, Leamington, Warwicks.) was staying with them.
1)Evelyn Gladys Peerless
Born 3Q 1883 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex
Married 2Q 1907, East Grinstead.
2)Arthur Nevill Peerless
Born 22 Aug 1885 Crowborough Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex, died 1916, 30 or 31 years
In 1901 Census he was a scholar boarding at The Grammar School, Dartford Road, Dartford, Kent. ? A N Peerless, Lieut. 2nd Bn. Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.) died 29.4.1916 in Flanders, buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium (Grave V.A.30.).
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Married 1Q 1893 Holborn, London WC. (36 or 37 years married) to:
Born C1871 Leamington, Warwicks., died 3Q 1930 Dartford, Kent, 58 or 59 years
1)Thomas Howard Peerless
Born 3Q 1893 Ash, nr.Dartford, Kent, baptised 1938 Bromley, Kent (42 Madeira Avenue), died 3Q 1959 Thanet, Kent, 65 or 66 years. Occupations: Civil Engineer (1939)
Served WWI; Corporal 5th Bn.Royal W.Kent Regt, transferred 8th Bn. Middlesex Regt.and commissioned 2nd Lieut.3.3.1915; Lieut.5.3.1915; Temp.Capt.2.2.1916.