manEdward Peerless‏‎
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.

Married ‎22 Aug 1852 Rotherfield, Sussex (12 or 13 years married) to:

womanHarriet Bassett‏‎
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.

Children:

1)
womanFrances 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.
2)
manOwen Peerless‏
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)
womanElina (Lisett?) Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1860 Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex‎‎
4)
womanEmily Jane Peerless‏‎
Born ‎4Q 1862 Rotherfield, Sussex‎
5)
manGeorge 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.