manJoseph Peerless‏‎
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:

womanElizabeth Asplen‏‎
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.

Children:

1)
womanElizabeth (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)
womanSarah Ann Peerless‏‎
Born ‎3Q 1877 Greenwich, Kent‎‎. Occupations: Servant (1901)
In 1901 Census she was a servant at 72 South Street, Greenwich.
3)
womanLouisa 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)
womanFlorence 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)