Born C1835 Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised 1852 Crowborough Chapel, Rotherfield, Sussex, died 1Q 1880 Uckfield, Sussex, 44 or 45 years
Daughter of William Bassett, Labourer and his wife Harriet of Crowborough. In 1871 Census she was living at Rotherfield with her children Owen, Lisett & George.
Married 22 Aug 1852 Rotherfield, Sussex (12 or 13 years married) to:
Born 10 Jul 1828 Rotherfield, Sussex, baptised 1852 Crowborough Chapel, Rotherfield, Sussex, died 4Q 1865, 36 or 37 years. Occupations: Labourer. Son of George Peerless and Charlotte Miller
In 1861 Census he was a "general dealer", living at Crowborough with his wife and their children Frances, Owen & Elina.
1)Frances Elizabeth Peerless
Born 2Q 1852 Rotherfield, Sussex (Slab Castle), baptised 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex (Queens Road)
Married David Mackellow, master stone mason (b.c1847, Rotherfield) 4Q 1874; in 1881 Census she was living at Rotherfield with her husband, 3 children, her brother George & a lodger.
Born 12 Sep 1856 Crowborough, Sussex, baptised 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex (Stone House), died 2Q 1921 Hailsham, Sussex, 64 or 65 years. Occupations: General labourer (1901)
In 1881 Census he was living at Rotherfield with his wife; his uncle Alfred Peerless was also living at Stone House with his family. In 1901 Census he was living at Rotherfield with his wife and children Mabel, Chelsie & Percy.
3)Elina (Lisett?) Peerless
Born C1860 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex
4)Emily Jane Peerless
Born 4Q 1862 Rotherfield, Sussex
5)George Edward Peerless
Born C1865, baptised 1893 Bermondsey, SE. (19 Alderminster Rd). Occupations: Railway porter (1893)
In 1881 Census he was an ag.lab. living in Queens Road, Rotherfield with his married sister Frances Mackellow and her family; in 1891 Census he was lodging in Myrtle Road, Rotherfield, unmarried and an ag.lab., but when married in October, he was described as a gardener, living at Crowborough. The Marriage Register gave his surname as Pierless.