Born C1859 Buxted, Sussex, baptised 1883 Crowborough, Buxted, Sx. (Little Warren), died 1Q 1932 Newhaven, Sussex, 72 or 73 years. Occupations: Farmer;Greengrocer(1901). Son of Henry Peerless and Anne Brooks
In 1881 he was unmarried, a Farmer's Son, living with his parents at Buxted. In 1891 Census he was a pork butcher living at 59 Shaftesbury Road, Preston, Brighton with his wife and children Thomas, Lena, Robert & Herbert. In 1901 Census he was a greengrocer living at Newhaven with his wife and children Otway [sic], Dorothy, Lovell [sic], Ross [sic], Madge, Mabel & Victoria.
Married 4Q 1882 Hartley Wintney, Hants. (49 or 50 years married) to:
Born C1862 Odiham, Hants., died 6 Feb 1946 Fareham, Hants., 83 or 84 years
In 1891 Census her sister Amy L Simpson (b.c1870, Odiham; domestic servant) was living with them. Admon.granted 1946.
1)Thomas Henry Otway Peerless
Born 16 Aug 1883 Crowborough, Buxted, Sx. (Little Warren), died 1Q 1913 Chailey, Lewes, Sussex (Isolation Hosp.), 29 or 30 years. Occupations: Gardener (1901)
Known as Otway (1901). Died of smallpox at Chailey Isolation Hosital; his daughter Eva was treated there at the same time but recovered.
2)Lena Dorothy Peerless
Born 3Q 1885 Buxted, Sussex
?Married 2Q 1905, Newhaven.
3)Robert William Lovell Peerless
Born 3Q 1887 East Preston, Sussex
Known as Lovell (1901).
4)Herbert Ross Peerless
Born 3Q 1889 East Preston, Sussex, died 3Q 1959 Lewes, Sussex, 69 or 70 years
Known as Ross (1901). ?Served WWI 1915-19, Lieutenant [PRO Ref. WO 374/53218].
5)Margery Annie (Madge) Peerless
Born 2Q 1892 Brighton, Sussex
Married Roy S MacGregor 2Q 1917, Newhaven.
6)Alice Mabel Eva Peerless
Born 4Q 1894 Newhaven, Sussex
7)Victoria Elizabeth Maud Peerless
Born 3Q 1897 Newhaven, Sussex