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John Tester, gardener, son of George Tester, farm labourer and Jane Tester [Winn]
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Type
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1819
Born
At Ashdown Forest in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
14th Mar 1819
Christened
At St Swithin Parish Church in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Hindleap, Warren House in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; John Tester, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
7th Jul 1841
Married
Elizabeth Mays at St Swithin Parish Church in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Marriage Registers
 
1843
Birth of a daughter
Louisa in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
1846
Birth of a son
Ebenezer in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1848
Birth of a son
Joseph in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
1851
Birth of a daughter
Fanny at Stone Quarry in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Stone Quarry in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; Head; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1853
Birth of a daughter
Mary Ann at Forest in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1855
Birth of a son
Frederick at Stone Quarry in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1858
Birth of a son
George at Stone Quarry in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1861
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth Jane at Kidbrooke in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
Apr to June 1879
Married
Laura Tuckey; registered at St. Georges, Hanover Square District, London; ref: 1879 Q2 Vol 1a Page 732
Register of marriages
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Kidbrook Gardener Cottage in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; John Tester, M, Head, married, age 42[?], born East Grinstead; occupation: gardener
1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
5th Apr 1891
Census
At Gardener's Cottage, Kidbrook in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; John Tester, M, Head, married, age 72, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gardener
1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
Jan 1894
Died
In the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex; aged 74 years
Forest Row Burial Registers
 
6th Jan 1894
Buried
At Holy Trinity Church in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Burial Registers

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of John Tester, gardener
  
 George Tester
farm labourer
m: 3rd May 1807 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexJane Winn 
 b: 1789 East Grinstead, Sussex
d: November 1881 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 95 years
bur: 15th Nov 1881 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  b: 1788 East Grinstead, Sussex
d: January 1868 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 79 years
bur: 25th Jan 1868 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  
         
Mary Eleanor Hannah Matilda Ann Winifred George Henry John Jane 
b: 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 10th Apr 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
 b: 1810 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 25th Mar 1810 St. Mary's Church, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
 b: 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 7th Apr 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
 b: 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 20th Jun 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 b: 1815 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 23rd Apr 1815 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 b: 1817 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 15th Jun 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, son of George Tester (farmer) and Jane Tester
d: January 1886 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 68 years
bur: 16th Jan 1886 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
d: January 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years
bur: 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1823 Hindleaf Warren, East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 13th Jul 1823 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 
                   
Parental
record
   
   
   
1st marriage John Tester
farm labourer
m: 7th Jul 1841 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, SussexElizabeth Mays 
 b: 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
d: January 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years
bur: 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  b: 1821 East Grinstead, Sussex
d: August 1864 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 44 years
bur: 1st Aug 1864 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  
         
Louisa Ebenezer Joseph Fanny Mary Ann Frederick George Elizabeth Jane 
b: 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 27th Aug 1843 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1846 East Grinstead, Sussex b: 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 12th Nov 1848 St Swithin Parish Church, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1851 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1851 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1853 Forest, Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 20th Mar 1853 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
d: February 1870 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 18 years
bur: 5th Feb 1870 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1855 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 23rd Dec 1855 Holy Trinity Church, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
d: April 1858 Quarry Farm, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 2 years
bur: 3rd Apr 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1858 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 9th May 1858 Holy Trinity Church, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1861 Kidbrooke, Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 4th Aug 1861 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of John Tester (gardener) and Elizabeth Tester
 
                  
Family
record
   
2nd marriage John Tester
gardener
m: Apr to June 1879
registered at St. Georges, Hanover Square District, London ref: 1879 Q2 Vol 1a Page 732
Laura Tuckey 
 b: 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
d: January 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years
bur: 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1834 Brixton, Surrey

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