Born C1816 Chiddingstone, Kent, baptised Ticehurst & Sparrows Geen, Wadhurst, Sx., died 11 Jan 1895 Hanwell, Middx. (Hanwell Lunatic Asylum), 78 or 79 years. Occupations: Painter,Plumber,Glazier. Son of Edward Pearless and Mary Reynolds
Vicar-General Marriage Licence dated 19.4.1847 for marriage at St Saviour, Southwark, John of St Saviour, Sarah of Tonbridge, both over 21. In 1861 Census he was living at Cowden with his wife and children Mary, Sarah, James, Ellen, William & Caroline. In 1891 Census he was living at Wadhurst, a lodger with Mary Tompsett in the town. Will dated 17.7.1888 proved at London 15.3.1895; probate to James Peerless, plumber & William Henry Wallis, builder, both of Lamberhurst.
Married 2Q 1847 Southwark, London SE. (St Saviour) (39 or 40 years married) to:
Born C1822 Tunbridge Wells, Kent, died 11 May 1887 Wadhurst, Sussex, 64 or 65 years
Admon.granted 26.1.1888 to James Peerless of Wadhurst, plumber [the relict].
Born 4Q 1849 Ticehurst, Sussex
Married ? Stirret and had a son William G (b.c1875, Wadhurst), who in 1881 Census was staying with his Peerless grand-parents at Wadhurst.
2)Sarah Elizabeth Peerless
Born 1Q 1851 Ticehurst, Sussex
Married ? Weston.
Born 2Q 1852 Wadhurst, Sussex, baptised 1881 Ticehurst, Sussex (Burners Hill), died 4Q 1908 Ticehurst, Sussex, 55 or 56 years. Occupations: Plumber
In 1881 Census he was living at Ticehurst with his wife Eleanor. In 1888 he was living at Lamberhurst.
Born 2Q 1855 Wadhurst, Sussex. Occupations: Cook (1881)
In 1881 Census she was unmarried, a cook in domestic service at 3 Calverley Park Gardens, Tuhbridge Wells.
5)Ann Elizabeth Peerless
Born 4Q 1856 Ticehurst, Sussex
Born 4Q 1858 Wadhurst, Sussex, died before 1888, at most 30 years
Born 1Q 1861 Cowden, Kent, died 3Q 1876 Ticehurst, Sussex, 14 or 15 years
8)Thomas Couchman Peerless
Born 4Q 1864 Ticehurst, Sussex, died 4Q 1865 Ticehurst, Sussex, 0 or 1 years