Born 9 Aug 1816 East Grinstead, Sussex, baptised Guildford,Mkt.Lavington,IofWight,London, died 16 Jan 1890 Stockwell, London SW. (23 Hargwyne St), 73 years. Occupations: Master miller; baker. Son of William Pearless and Mary Wilson Durrant
Birth registered at Dr William's Library 11.7.1817. In 1851 Census he was living at 51 North Street, Guildford with his family; in 1861 Census at Market Lavington, Wilts. with his wife & children Kate, Thomas, Harry, Joseph, Mary Anne, Frank & Matilda; in 1881 Census at 127 High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight with his wife and children Thomas, Harry, Mary Anne & Frank, where he and his sons were bakers. In his wife's Will of 1885 he was described as a gentleman.
Married 8 Aug 1840 Ewell, Surrey (Parish Church) (44 years married) to:
Born C1823 Epsom, Surrey, baptised 1840 Ewell, Surrey, died 13 Apr 1885 Brixton, Surrey (14 Valentia Rd), 61 or 62 years
When married, aged 17, she was living at Ewell, Thomas at Worplesdon, Surrey; her father James Clark was an Innkeeper. Witnesses included W Palmer, James Waghorn Junr. & James Andrew. Her Will was dated 10.3.1885, proved 24.8.1885 with probate granted to Mary Ann Pearless, spinster, and Harry Pearless. Death Reg.JUN 1885; Lambeth; 1d 278.
Born C1842 Worplesdon, Surrey, baptised 1893
At the time of her marriage, aged 21, she was living at Market Lavington; witnesses were her mother & father, Sarah & Thomas Pearless. In 1871 Census she was living with her husband at 73 Butler Street, Bradford East; her brother Henry was a visitor. She was named as a beneficiary in the Will of her uncle John in 1893.
2)Thomas James Pearless
Born 16 Apr 1848 Guildford, Surrey (St Mary), died 2Q 1910 Croydon, Surrey, 61 or 62 years. Occupations: Baker; Draper
In 1881 living at Newport, Isle of Wight with his father, mother, sister and brothers, described as a baker; in 1891 as an Administrator of his sister Mary Ann's Estate, described as baker of 28 Hargwyne St, Stockwell Rd, Surrey, and in the Census that year he was a boarder at 23 Hargwyne St; in 1899 when Administrator of his brother Harry's Estate, described as a draper; in 1901 Census described as a general labourer, in London.
3)Henry (Harry) Pearless
Born 3Q 1851 Guildford, Surrey, baptised I.ofWight, Farnham, Guildford, died 10 Mar 1898 London SW (3 Regency St, Vincent Sq), 46 or 47 years. Occupations: Baker; Dealer
Birth Reg;SEP 1851;Guildford;IV 197. Death Reg;MAR 1898;St.Geo.Han.Sq.;1a 410. In 1871 he was visiting his sister Kate Higgins and her husband in Bradford; In 1881, a baker, living at Newport, Isle of Wight with his parents, a sister and 3 brothers; in 1885 an Executor of his mother's Will; in 1891, a dealer of Wrecclesham, nr Farnham, Surrey, an Administrator of his sister Mary Ann's estate; at his death in 1898 described as of 5 Hill Grove Cottages, New Cross Rd, Stoughton, Guildford, Surrey.
Born 3Q 1854 ?Guildford, Surrey, baptised Moonee Ponds, Vic. Aus.(Mt.Alexander Rd), died 1910 Essendon, Vic., Australia, 55 or 56 years. Occupations: Draper
In 1871 Census he was an apprentice at Shirley, Southampton. Not evident in the 1881 Census, but named as beneficiary under his uncle John's Will in 1893. Emigrated to Australia before 1885.
5)Mary Anne Pearless
Born 3Q 1856 Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts., baptised Isle of Wight, died 22 Dec 1890 Ventnor, Isle of Wight (Queen's Hotel), 33 or 34 years
Birth Reg; SEP 1856; Devizes; 5a 92. Death Reg; DEC 1890; I.Wight; 2b 421. Unmarried. In 1881 living Newport, Isle of Wight with her father, mother and three brothers. Admon. granted 14.1.1891 to her brothers Thomas James and Harry Pearless.
Born 21 Jun 1858 Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts., baptised I.of Wight, Croydon, died 4Q 1905 Croydon, Surrey, 46 or 47 years. Occupations: Master Baker; greengrocer
In 1881 living at Newport, Isle of Wight with his father, mother, sister and brothers, described as a baker. In 1891 Census boarding with his brother Henry at Wrecclesham, Surrey. When married in 1892 he was living at 23 Hargwyne St, Stockwell SW., where his father had died in 1890. In 1898 he was living at 139 Knights Hill Rd, West Norwood SE and in 1901 Census, a greengrocer, he was living at 19 Brighton Terrace, Winterbourne Rd, West Croydon with his wife and children Reginald, Sidney, Frederick & Stanley.
Born 4Q 1860 Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts., died 1Q 1864 Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts., 3 or 4 years