manRichard Peerless‏‎
Born ‎5 Dec 1807 Penshurst, Kent, baptised ‎ East Sheen, Surrey, died ‎23 Mar 1864 Ramsgate, Kent (2 Rodney Place)‎, 56 years, bur. ‎1864 Ramsgate, Kent (St.Lawrence). Occupations: Bailiff & gardener. Son of William Peerless and Sarah Chapman
1841 Census describes him as the bailiff at Palewell Lodge, home of the Gilpin family; in 1851 the same, with Mary, his wife, a "milkmaid" and their eldest son George a "gardener". In 1861 Census he was a gardener, living with his wife Mary at Mount Pleasant Cottage, Rodney Place, Ramsgate.

Married ‎25 May 1830 Mortlake, Surrey (St.Mary the Virgin) (33 years married) to:

womanMary Read‏‎
Born ‎1806 Ramsgate, Kent, died ‎1880 Hackney, London E. (230 Wick Road)‎, 73 or 74 years, bur. ‎ London (Manor Park Cemetery)
In 1871 Census she was living with her daughter Jane at 28 Market Street, St George, Southwark.


manWilliam Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1832, died ‎5 Feb 1832‎, under 1 year old, bur. ‎5 Feb 1832 Mortlake, Surrey (St.Mary the Virgin)
manGeorge Read Peerless‏
Born ‎1832 East Sheen, Sy.(Bailiffs Lodge,Palewell), baptised ‎1881 Clapham, London (Park Hill House), died ‎2 Apr 1904 Clapham, London (Park Hill House)‎, 71 or 72 years, bur. ‎ Forest Hill, SE. (Camberwell Cmty. - MI). Occupations: Cloth Manufacturer
First a gardener at Palewell, at the time of his marriage a "merchants clerk". Joined a "cloth-shrinking" company, founded in 1689 by a Dutchman Bartholomew Vanderplank, and took over the firm in 1864, therafter trading as G R Peerless & Co.; the business prospered and later moved to 61 Old Street, EC. George retired in 1900 and the firm carried on under his sons, surviving until 1966, when goodwill, trade marks & plant were sold; Peerless St, EC was named after the firm. In 1881 Census George and his family were named "Pearless".
manStephen Read Peerless‏‎
Born ‎1835 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell), baptised ‎ Australia‎
In 1851 Census he was page to William Gilpin, Treasurer of Christ's Hospital, living with the Gilpin family in the Parish of Christ Church, Newgate Street, London EC.
womanAlice Read Peerless‏‎
Born ‎1837 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell), died ‎1843‎, 5 or 6 years, bur. ‎1843 Mortlake, Surrey (St.Mary the Virgin)
womanMary Peerless‏‎
Born ‎11 Nov 1838 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell), baptised ‎ Ramsgate, Kent (2 Rodney Place)‎
Married a confectioner from Essex; her father died at her home at 2 Rodney Place, Ramsgate.
manRichard Peerless‏‎
Born ‎16 Feb 1841 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell), died ‎24 Mar 1843‎, 2 years, bur. ‎1843 Mortlake, Surrey (St.Mary the Virgin)
manWilliam Peerless‏‎
Born ‎23 Sep 1842 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell), died ‎1845‎, 2 or 3 years, bur. ‎1845 Mortlake, Surrey (St.Mary the Virgin)
womanJane Alice Peerless‏‎
Born ‎23 Jan 1845 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell)‎. Occupations: Confectioneress (1871)
In 1861 Census she was a house servant at 1 Ryan Place, Tunbridge Wells. Married a blacksmith 3Q 1875, Lambeth.
womanMartha Mercy Peerless‏‎
Born ‎9 Apr 1847 E.Sheen, Surrey (Bailiff'sLdge,Palewell), died ‎21 Sep 1865 Newington, London‎, 18 years
Had been in service at Ramsgate, before her death of tuberculosis at 18.