Laura Augusta ?
Born C1840 New York, USA, died 4 Nov 1930 Hampton, Middx. (22 Church St), 89 or 90 years
Will dated 23.11.1896, when living at 27 Galveston Rd, East Putney, Surrey; Probate at London 6.2.1931 to Walter Henry Court, solicitor.
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Born 16 Dec 1823 East Grinstead, Sussex (Holly Bush Farm), baptised 1851 Godalming, Surrey (Mill Lane), died 6 Jun 1903 West Chiltington, Sussex (Scotland Hse.), 79 years, bur. Jun 1903 West Chiltington, Sussex (St Mary) (MI). Occupations: Mining Engineer. Son of William Pearless and Mary Wilson Durrant
In 1869 he was an Importer at 218 Church Street, New York; in 1871 Brookhurst, East Grinstead with wife & son, and visitors Edward Applegarth (b.1848 Canada) & John Crawford (b.1835 America); in 1873 owned 95 acres, in 1874 freehold, of Godwin Farm, East Grinstead, but occupying Brookhurst; in 1881 an Agent, with wife & son at Lewisham; in 1891 living at Willesden; in 1901 retired merchant at 11 Norfolk Mans, Santos Rd, Wandsworth, his son's wife & daughter living nearby. His siblings' Wills seem to exclude him in favour of his wife and son.
1)William Seymour Pearless
Born Dec 1862 New York, USA, baptised 1934 Shamva, Southern Rhodesia, died 1 Mar 1934 Southern Rhodesia, 71 years. Occupations: Mining Engineer
In the Passenger Records of Ellis Island, New York he is shown as arriving there as a visitor 8.9.1893 on SS "Venezuela", from Puerto Cabello, Venezuela & Havana, Cuba; his age was 30yrs 9mos and his "calling: Assayer". Will dated 26.2.1934, certified at the High Court of Southern Rhodesia, Salisbury 4.5.1934 and Probate granted at London 30.6.1934 to Mary Josephine Pearless, his widow.