Born 7 Jun 1699 Withyham, Sussex, baptised Withyham, Sussex, died Nov 1781 Withyham, Sussex, 82 years, bur. 30 Nov 1781 Withyham, Sussex (St.Michael's) (MI). Son of William Pearless and Anne Midhurst
Married secondly Lettie Tye by licence, both of Withyham.
Married 28 May 1730 Penshurst, Kent (St.John the Baptist) (2 years married) to:
Died Dec 1732, bur. 16 Dec 1732 Penshurst, Kent (St.John the Baptist)
Died in childbirth.
Born Feb 1731 Penshurst, Kent, baptised Cowden, Kent, died 1808, 76 or 77 years, bur. 11 Nov 1808 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
Banns read at Cowden Church 23.5.1762 (PR); witnesses to the marriage were Willm.Pearless & Willm.Rutland(?).
Born Dec 1732, baptised 1769 Withyham, Sussex (Blackham), died Jan 1812, 79 years, bur. 20 Jan 1812
Left a legacy of 20 shillings a year for five years under the Will of his uncle, John Pearless (1765). In 1783 he was working at Willett's Farm, Cowden, owned by his cousin William, son and heir of John Pearless; in 1779 he had "hired" his own son William to his cousin for two years, against a payment of of ¹2 for which he was "to find him in meat, drink, cloaths, washing and lodging".
|2nd marriage |
Married 17 Apr 1745 Withyham, Sussex (St.Michael's) (36 years married) to:
Laetitia (Lettie) Tye
Born C1717, died 1799, 81 or 82 years, bur. 31 Jan 1799 Penshurst, Kent (St.John the Baptist)
On 12.6.1742 a Letitia Tye was baptised at Penshurst, base daughter of Letitia Tye, father unknown; she married William Best (son of William Best & Susan Austin, bpt.Chiddingstone 17.4.1724) 2.7.1765 at Chiddingstone, had at least 9 children by him all baptised at Chiddingstone between December 1765 and August 1786, and was buried at Chiddingstone 9.8.1811.
Born 7 Jun 1745 Withyham, Sussex
He may have married either Mary Bourne 18.11.1770 at All Saints, Maidstone or Mary Langridge 21.11.1773 at St Martins-in-the-Fields, Westminster [IGI]. [Ancestor of the families at SPELDHURST, GROOMBRIDGE, etc]
Born 20 Jan 1747 Withyham, Sussex, baptised Brasted & Hever, Kent, died Nov 1828, 81 years, bur. 16 Nov 1828 Brasted, Kent
When married in 1774, both were of Brasted. When buried at Brasted his age given as 80 (born 1747/8).
Born 18 May 1750 Withyham, Sussex, baptised Cowden, Kent, died 1836, 85 or 86 years, bur. 6 Jul 1836 Cowden, Kent (St.Mary Magdalene)
Married by Banns, both of Cowden.
Born 1752 Withyham, Sussex
[?Ancestor of the families at EASTBOURNE, BRIGHTON, etc -- See E1/458]
Born 29 Jul 1756 Withyham, Sussex
?Married Jas.B.Hasselden at Chiddingstone 19.4.1786.