Born 22 Apr 1818 East Grinstead, Sussex, baptised 1858 Peterborough, Northants. (St Anne), died 23 Jan 1858 Peterborough, Northants., 39 years, bur. 29 Jan 1858 Peterborough (St.John the Baptist). Occupations: Draper. Son of William Pearless and Mary Wilson Durrant
Birth registered at Dr William's Library 5.1.1819. Will of 19.2.1856, proved 24.4.1858; Executors his wife Eliza, his brother John Pearless & George Hart.
Married 7 Jun 1844 Waterloo, London SE (St John's) (13 years married) to:
Born 1819 Uckfield, Sussex, baptised 1844 Waterloo, London SE (Upper Stamford St), died 22 Dec 1864 Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 44 or 45 years, bur. 28 Dec 1864 Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Holy Trinity)
Daughter of George Lidbetter, Brewer. Witnesses at her marriage, by licence, were Henry Hart, Caroline Lidbetter & William Pearless. Her Will dated 3.9.1864, witnessed by Richard & Caroline Pearless of Tunbridge Wells; proved at London 7.2.1865, executors George Hart and John Pearless her brother-in-law. Death Reg.DEC 1864; Tunbridge; 2a 290?.
Born 2Q 1845 Peterborough, Northants., baptised 1881
At the time of her marriage,by licence, she was living at Tunbridge Wells; witnesses were John Pearless, Minnie Pearless and Rose Pearless. Birth Reg; JUN 1845; Peterborough; XV 357.
Born 2Q 1847 Peterborough, Northants., baptised 1873
In 1871 Census, aged 23, she was visiting her sister Miriam at her school in Tunbridge Wells. Married Thomas Turville Gardner at St Mary's, Portsea, Hants. 18.11.1873.
Born 2Q 1854 Peterborough, Northants., baptised 1938 Eastbourne, Sussex (25 Meads Street), died 7 Nov 1939 Eastbourne, Sussex, 84 or 85 years
Unmarried. Will dated 29.9.1938; Probate granted at Birmingham 16.2.1940 to her nieces, Kathleen Fanny Felix Lidbetter & Violet Earle Lidbetter, who were also living at 25 Meads Street, Eastbourne at the date of the Will. In 1881 Census she was living with their parents, her sister Fanny and her husband Rev.Samuel Lidbetter, at Portsea, Hants; in 1891 Census still with them at Portsea; in 1901 Census "living on her own means", with the Lidbetters and their family at 11 Carlton Crescent, Southampton.