Born 21 Jun 1858 Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts., baptised I.of Wight, Croydon, died 4Q 1905 Croydon, Surrey, 46 or 47 years. Occupations: Master Baker; greengrocer. Son of Thomas Pearless and Sarah Clark
In 1881 living at Newport, Isle of Wight with his father, mother, sister and brothers, described as a baker. In 1891 Census boarding with his brother Henry at Wrecclesham, Surrey. When married in 1892 he was living at 23 Hargwyne St, Stockwell SW., where his father had died in 1890. In 1898 he was living at 139 Knights Hill Rd, West Norwood SE and in 1901 Census, a greengrocer, he was living at 19 Brighton Terrace, Winterbourne Rd, West Croydon with his wife and children Reginald, Sidney, Frederick & Stanley.
Married 29 Feb 1892 Lambeth, London SE (Register Office) (12 or 13 years married) to:
Born C1864 Kingsley, Hants., baptised 1917 Thornton Heath, Sy. (82 Winterbourne Rd), died 3Q 1949 Croydon, Surrey, 84 or 85 years
Daughter of Henry Corps, a farm labourer. At the time of her marriage, aged 28 and a spinster, living at Wrecclesham, near Farnham, Surrey; her father was deceased; witnesses were Thomas James Pearless & Sarah Carpenter.
1)Reginald Frank Pearless
Born 1Q 1894 West Norwood, Croydon, Surrey, died 1 Jun 1916 France, 21 or 22 years, bur. 1916 Souchez, nr Arras, Pas de Calais, France. Occupations: Infantryman
Birth Reg: MAR 1894; Croydon; 1d 564. Killed in France in 1916 while serving as a Private in 17th Bn., Middlesex Regt.; he was buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery at Souchez, near Arras (III.B.3).
2)Sidney William H Pearless
Born 17 Mar 1895 West Norwood, London SE (5 Wood Street), died 3 May 1917 France, 22 years, bur. 1917 No known grave (France). Occupations: Infantryman
Killed in 1917 while serving as a Private in 8th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; he has no known grave but is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras (Bay 3).
3)Frederick George Pearless
Born 17 Apr 1896 West Norwood, London SE (5 Wood Street), died 4Q 1958 Croydon, Surrey, 61 or 62 years. Occupations: Omnibus Driver
Served WWI as a Private, Army Service Corps [NArch]. He was a witness at his brother Stanley's marriage in 1943.
Born 12 Jun 1898 West Norwood, SE27 (139 Knights Hill Rd), died 3Q 1898 Croydon, Surrey, under 1 year old
5)Stanley Albert Pearless
Born 26 Feb 1901 Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey, baptised 1943 Thornton Heath, Surrey(14 Walsingham Rd), died 3Q 1975 Tonbridge, Kent, 73 or 74 years. Occupations: Master shoe maker
Birth Reg: JUN 1901; Croydon; 2a 220. Marriage Reg: MAR 1943; Croydon; 2a 1226 Witnesses at his marriage included Frederick Pearless.