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Edward Tester, farm labourer, son of Thomas Tester, labourer and Mary Tester [Hawkins]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1812
Born
In the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
14th Jun 1813
Christened
At St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex; son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
July to Sep 1846
Married
Sophia Stevens; registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex; ref: 1846 Q3 Vol 7 Page 695
Register of marriages
 
Oct to Dec 1846
Birth of a son
Edwin in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
 
1847
Birth of a son
Thomas in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
1849
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
 
1850
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
1851
Birth of a daughter
Frances in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Cousley Wood Street in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex; Head; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
 
1853
Birth of a daughter
Caroline in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
1860
Birth of a son
Walter Charles in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
1873
Birth of a daughter
Milley in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
 
1878
Birth of a son
Thomas in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At No 3, Turners Green in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex; Edwd. Tester, M, Head, married, age 68, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
 
Jul 1889
Died
In the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex; aged 77 years
Wadhurst Burial Registers
 
29th Jul 1889
Buried
At St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Burial Registers

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of Edward Tester, farm labourer
  
 William Testerm: 16th Apr 1751 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, SussexMary Atwood 
 b: c 1730  b: c 1730
d: August 1786 Wadhurst, Sussex, wife of William
bur: 20th Aug 1786 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  
      
 Thomas Betty Mary Susannah Anne 
 b: 1752 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1752 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of William Tester and Mary Tester
d: September 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 75 years
bur: 30th Sep 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 1753 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 23rd Sep 1753 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
 b: 1757 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 12th Jun 1757 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
 b: 1759 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 13th May 1759 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
 b: 1766 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 24th Jul 1766 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Wm Tester and Mary Tester
 
            
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Thomas Testerm: 18th Dec 1774 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, SussexElizabeth Hawkins 
 b: 1752 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1752 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of William Tester and Mary Tester
d: September 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 75 years
bur: 30th Sep 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  b: 1749
d: January 1835 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 86 years
bur: 29th Jan 1835 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  
        
 Thomas Elizabeth Philadelphia William Edward Charlotte John 
 b: 1776 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 21st Jan 1776 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: January 1823 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 48 years
bur: 9th Jan 1823 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 1778 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 7th Jan 1778 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1783 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 27th Jul 1783 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thos. Tester and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1785 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 20th Feb 1785 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thos. Tester and Elizth Tester
d: April 1809 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 24 years
bur: 16th Apr 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 1786 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 10th Dec 1786 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thos. Tester and Elizth Tester
d: April 1844 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 57 years
bur: 3rd Apr 1844 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 1788 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 25th Dec 1788 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1791 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 16th Oct 1791 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: April 1873 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 81 years
bur: 9th Apr 1873 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 
                    
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Thomas Tester
labourer
m: 25th Mar 1799 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexMary Hawkins 
 b: 1776 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 21st Jan 1776 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: January 1823 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 48 years
bur: 9th Jan 1823 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  b: c 1775
d: May 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, widow, aged 40 years
bur: 31st May 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  
          
Elizabeth  Sarah Harriet Edward Mary Felicia William Frances 
b: 1st Mar 1800 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 11th May 1800 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
  b: 1807 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 26th Apr 1807 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
 b: 1809 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 27th Aug 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
d: April 1830 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 20 years, daughter of Thomas and Mary
bur: 9th Apr 1830 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 1812 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 14th Jun 1813 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
d: July 1889 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 77 years
bur: 29th Jul 1889 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 1815 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 8th Jan 1815 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
 b: 1816 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 4th Aug 1816 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
d: December 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 9 years, daughter of Thomas and Mary
bur: 12th Dec 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 b: 20th Jun 1818 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 27th Sep 1818 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
 b: 7th Jul 1820 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 5th Nov 1820 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
 
   Thomas                
   b: 16th Nov 1801 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 17th Mar 1802 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
                
                   
Parental
record
   
   
    
 Edward Testor
farm labourer
m: July to Sep 1846
registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex ref: 1846 Q3 Vol 7 Page 695
Sophia Stevens 
 b: 1812 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 14th Jun 1813 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
d: July 1889 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 77 years
bur: 29th Jul 1889 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  b: 27th Jul 1820 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 22nd Oct 1820 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Benjamin Stevens (labourer) and Delia Stevens
  
          
Edwin  James William Frances Caroline Walter Charles Milley Thomas 
b: Oct to Dec 1846 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 23rd May 1847 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
  b: 1849 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 7th Apr 1850 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
 b: 1850 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 7th Apr 1850 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
 b: 1851 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 30th Mar 1851 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
 b: 1853 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 28th Aug 1853 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
 b: 1860 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 10th Jun 1860 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
 b: 1873 Wadhurst, Sussex b: 1878 Wadhurst, Sussex 
  Thomas                
  b: 1847 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 23rd May 1847 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sophia Tester
d: September 1849 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 2 years
bur: 16th Sep 1849 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
                
                  
Family
record

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