Born 28 Apr 1851 Tunbridge Wells, Kent, baptised 1893 Kilburn, London NW (4 Linstead Street), died 2Q 1932 Uxbridge, Middlesex, 80 or 81 years. Occupations: Gardener. Son of Richard Peerless/ \Pea and Jane Camfield
Son of Richard Pee/earless & Jane Camfield, of Speldhurst & Rusthall. William & Eliza were cousins and, when married in 1872, both lived at Rusthall; George Denton & Selina Pearless were witnesses. In 1872 he was a gardener; in 1881 a labourer in an iron works, living at 16 Pembroke Rd, Willesden; in 1887 a factory checker, living at 4 Claremont Rd, Hendon; in 1893 a jobbing gardener, living at 4 Linstead St, Kilburn; in 1901 a gardener living at 108 Tennyson Rd Willesden with Eliza, their sons Herbert & Reginald, and his brother Charles.
Married 28 Apr 1872 Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells,Kent (St Paul) (53 years married) to:
Born 15 Jun 1850 Forest Row, Sussex, died 23 Oct 1925 Richmond, Surrey, 75 years. Daughter of John William Pearless and Jane Huggett
In 1861 Census she was living in Gt.College Street, St Pancras with her aunt & uncle, John & Harriett Garrod; Harriett was Eliza's mother Jane's sister (b.c1824,Forest Row) and John was described as "Grainer.Itinerant Baptist Minister". 1861 & 1871 Censuses gave her birthplace as Holtye.
1)William Richard Pearless
Born 22 Mar 1873 Hendon, London NW (Willesden), died 16 Mar 1874 Hackney, London E., 0 years
2)Edith Selina Pearless
Born 11 Feb 1875 Hampstead, London NW
Married 2Q 1893 at Hampstead, London NW to George Henry Shaw or John Knight Webber [FreeBMD].
3)Arthur Charles Pearless
Born 9 Jul 1876 Hampstead, London NW, died 21 Nov 1876 Hampstead, London NW, under 1 year old
4)Florence Jane Pearless
Born 13 Jun 1878 Hampstead, London NW, died 15 Aug 1880 Hendon, London NW (Willesden), 2 years
5)Emily Ada Pearless
Born 5 Sep 1880 Hendon, London NW (Willesden), died 10 Jun 1963 Hackney, London E., 82 years. Occupations: Domestic servant (1901)
In 1901 Census she was a domestic servant to a solicitor, David Roman and his family, living at 30 Dennington Park Road, West Hampstead, London NW. Married Benjamin (Ben) Haynes 25.11.1906 at Willesden Green Baptist Church, Hendon. Patrick Joseph Haynes (b.c1938), who in 2002 was living at 8 Highbridge Road, Killara, NSW 2071, Australia, is their grandson, the son of their second son George Herbert Haynes (d.1951) - see "Descendants of Emily Ada Pearless" & his own information.
6)Daisy Marion Pearless
Born 10 May 1882 Hendon, London NW (Willesden), died 28 Mar 1883 Hendon, London NW (Willesden), 0 years
7)Annie Eliza Pearless
Born 17 Apr 1884 Hendon, London NW (Willesden), died 30 Mar 1894 Paddington, London W., 9 years
8)Herbert John Pearless
Born 29 May 1887 Hendon, London NW6 (4 Claremont Road), died 4 Aug 1964 Uxbridge, Middlesex, 77 years. Occupations: Telegraph messenger ('01)
Herbert and his wife lived at West End Road, Southall, Middx. until their deaths. Herbert served WWI as Corporal, Middlesex Regt [NArch]; served WWII and was severely wounded in the arm. They had no children.
9)Reginald George Pearless
Born 4 Jun 1893 Kilburn, London NW (4 Linstead Street), died 4Q 1978 Hillingdon, Middx., 84 or 85 years. Occupations: Railway Checker (1940)
When married in 1919, he was a soldier and they were both living at 23 Yeldham Road, Hammersmith; witnesses were Frederick George Frost & Bessie Elizabeth Brace. After their marriage, they lived first at 45 Cunningham Road, Shepherds Bush, London W, then at 189 Scotts Road, Southall, Middx. After the birth of Marjorie they had a son who died at birth. Served WWI as a Sapper, Royal Engineers [NArch].