Born 9 Jun 1828 Greenwich, Kent (Woolwich Road), died 4Q 1908 Greenwich, Kent, 79 or 80 years. Occupations: Coal porter (1851 & 1881). Son of Joseph Peerless and Susannah Middleton
In 1851 Census he was living with his widowed mother and siblings, unmarried and a coal porter. In 1861 Census he was a stoker in the Royal Navy on HMS Mars. In 1871 Census he was a labourer lodging at 42 Pelton Rd, Greenwich with his wife; in 1881 Census living at 7 Bennett St, Greenwich with his wife and daughters Lizzie, Sarah & Louisa; in 1891 Census at 5 Clarks Buildings, Greenwich with his daughters Lizzie, Louisa & Florrie, his wife being an inmate at the Greenwich Union Infirmary.
Married 3Q 1870 Greenwich, Kent (37 or 38 years married) to:
Born C1843 Girton, Cambridge, baptised 1901 Deptford, London SE. (191 Childers St). Occupations: Washerwoman (1901)
1881 Census gave her age as 36, born at Greenwich. In 1891 Census she was an inmate of the Greenwich Union (Poor Law) Infirmary, Vanburgh Hill, East Greenwich; her occupation was "charing" and she was described as born at Girton, Cambs. In 1901 Census she was living alone with her daughter Florrie at Deptford.
1)Elizabeth (Lizzie) Susan Peerless
Born 1Q 1875 Greenwich, Kent, baptised 1901 Greenwich, Kent. Occupations: Domestic servant (1901)
In 1901 Census she was unmarried, an inmate of Greenwich Union Workhouse, Woolwich Road, Greenwich, as was her daughter Maud.
2)Sarah Ann Peerless
Born 3Q 1877 Greenwich, Kent. Occupations: Servant (1901)
In 1901 Census she was a servant at 72 South Street, Greenwich.
3)Louisa Annie Peerless
Born 15 Apr 1880 Greenwich, Kent, baptised 1901 Deptford St Paul, London SE., died 1Q 1971 Brighton, Sussex, 90 or 91 years. Occupations: Domestic servant (1901)
4)Florence Eliza Peerless
Born 3 Feb 1883 Greenwich (7 Bachelors Hall, Bennett St), baptised 1901 Greenwich, Kent, died 3Q 1958 Brighton, Sussex, 74 or 75 years. Occupations: Charwoman (1901)