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James Cook Tester, blacksmith, son of unknown father and Hannah Tester
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1843
Born
In the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
29th Oct 1843
Christened
At St. Mary's Church in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex; baseborn son of Hannah Tester, widow
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Nett House in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex; Son
1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
 
July to Sep 1866
Married
Louisa Tester; registered at St. Georges, Hanover Square District, London; ref: 1866 Q3 Vol 1a Page 668
Register of marriages
 
1867
Birth of a son
Frederick James in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1868
Birth of a daughter
Minnie Elizabeth in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
1871
Birth of a daughter
Alice Louisa in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1872
Birth of a daughter
Olive Mary in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1874
Birth of a son
Arthur John in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1876
Birth of a son
Alexander Ebenezer in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1878
Birth of a daughter
Amy Fanny in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1880
Birth of a daughter
Lilian Annie in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Village in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; James Cook, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hartfield, occupation: blacksmith
1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1882
Birth of a daughter
Mabel Eleanor in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
 
1884
Birth of a son
Harold George in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of James Cook Tester, blacksmith
  
 William Hesemanm: 8th Jun 1585 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, SussexElizabeth Cayley 
 b: c 1565  b: c 1565
  
  
 Francis 
 b: c 1590 Buxted, Sussex 
    
Great-Great-
Great-Great-
Great-Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Francis Heasmanm: 4th Jun 1610
archdeaconry of Lewes marriage licence
Bridget Foord 
 b: c 1590 Buxted, Sussex  b: c 1590 daughter of John Foord
  
    
 Frances Thomas John 
 b: 1611 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 21st Jul 1611 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1617 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 10th Apr 1617 St. Margaret's Church
 b: c 1620 
        
Great-
Great-Great-
Great-Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
2nd marriage John Heasmanm: 2nd Dec 1658 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, SussexAnn Bane 
 b: c 1620  b: c 1635
  
         
William Elizabeth Elizabeth Richard Edward John Robert Elizabeth 
b: 1659 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 25th Oct 1659 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1660 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 15th Dec 1660 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 5th Sep 1662
 b: 1663/64 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 13th Mar 1663/64 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 2nd Sep 1668
 b: 1665 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 31st Jul 1665 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 30th Jul 1666
 b: 1666/67 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1666/67 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 11th Dec 1737
 b: 1668/69 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 8th Feb 1668/69 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 10th Feb 1668/69
 b: 1670 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 30th Apr 1670 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 12th Feb 1745/46
 b: 1672/73 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 2nd Jan 1672/73 St Swithin Parish Church
 
                 
Great-Great-
Great-Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Edward Heasmanm: c 1685Jane 
 b: 1666/67 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1666/67 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 11th Dec 1737
  b: c 1665
  
      
 William John Robert Elizabeth Edward 
 b: 1689 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 18th Oct 1689 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 1772 East Grinstead, Sussex
bur: 8th Apr 1772 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 b: 1691 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 20th Nov 1691 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1695 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 27th Mar 1695 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1704 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 24th Oct 1704 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1706 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 27th Mar 1706 St Swithin Parish Church
 
              
Great-
Great-Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 William Heasmanm: 23rd Dec 1720 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, SussexRachel Medhurst 
 b: 1689 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 18th Oct 1689 St Swithin Parish Church
d: 1772 East Grinstead, Sussex
bur: 8th Apr 1772 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  b: 1702/3 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1702/3 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, daughter of William Medhurst
  
          
William  Robert Edward Thomas James Henry Samuel Elizabeth 
b: 1721 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 3rd Oct 1721 St Swithin Parish Church
  b: 1724 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 19th Jan 1724 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1727 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 8th Sep 1727 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1730 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 5th May 1730 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1732 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 17th Apr 1732 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1733 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1733 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1736/37 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 12th Jan 1736/37 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1742 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: April 1742 St Swithin Parish Church
 
   John                
   b: 1723 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 10th Dec 1723 St Swithin Parish Church
                
                    
Great-Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 Samuel Heasmanm: 7th Apr 1760 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, SussexSarah Wheatley 
 b: 1736/37 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 12th Jan 1736/37 St Swithin Parish Church
  b: 1740/41 West Hoathly, Sussex
ch: 18th Feb 1740/41 St. Margaret's Church, daughter of Edward Wheatley & Anne Wheatley
d: 1806 East Grinstead, Sussex
bur: 3rd Feb 1806 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  
         
John Samuel Sarah Edward Wheatley Anna William James Susanna 
b: 1761 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 30th Jan 1761 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1762 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 10th Oct 1762 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1764 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 1st Jan 1765 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1768 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 17th Feb 1768 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1770 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 25th Jul 1770 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1773 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 24th Feb 1773 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1775 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 30th Jul 1775 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1785 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1785 St Swithin Parish Church
 
                     
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Samuel Heasmanm: 4th Jun 1786 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexElizabeth Ellis 
 b: 1762 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 10th Oct 1762 St Swithin Parish Church
  b: c 1765
  
          
John  Edward Hannah Mary Jane Ellis Susannah Hannah Hester 
b: August 1786 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 13th Aug 1786 St. Mary's Church
  b: 1791 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 13th Mar 1791 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1793 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Jun 1793 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1796 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Apr 1796 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1799 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 27th Feb 1799 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1801 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Jan 1801 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1803 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 5th Jun 1803 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1806 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 19th Jan 1806 St. Mary's Church
d: April 1887 Hartfield, Sussex, aged 71 years
bur: 14th Apr 1887 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
   Sarah                  
   b: 1789 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 22nd Feb 1789 St. Mary's Church
                  
                     
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
  not marriedHannah Tester 
    b: 1803 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 5th Jun 1803 St. Mary's Church
  
  
 James Cook 
 b: 1843 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 29th Oct 1843 St. Mary's Church, baseborn son of Hannah Tester, widow
 
    
Parental
record
   
   
    
 James Cook Tester
blacksmith
m: July to Sep 1866
registered at St. Georges, Hanover Square District, London ref: 1866 Q3 Vol 1a Page 668
Louisa Tester 
 b: 1843 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 29th Oct 1843 St. Mary's Church, baseborn son of Hannah Tester, widow
  b: 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 27th Aug 1843 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  
           
Frederick James  Alice Louisa  Arthur John Alexander Ebenezer Amy Fanny Lilian Annie Mabel Eleanor Harold George 
b: 1867 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 24th Mar 1867 Holy Trinity Church, son of James Cooke Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
  b: 1871 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 24th Sep 1871 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of James Cooke Tester (smith) and Louisa Tester
  b: 1874 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 26th Jul 1874 Holy Trinity Church, son of James Cook Tester (smith) and Louisa Tester
 b: 1876 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 2nd Jan 1876 Holy Trinity Church, son of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
 b: 1878 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 24th Feb 1878 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
 b: 1880 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 24th Oct 1880 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
d: March 1881 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 7 months
bur: 12th Mar 1881 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1882 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1882 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
 b: 1884 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 26th Dec 1884 Holy Trinity Church, son of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
 
  Minnie Elizabeth Olive Mary            
  b: 1868 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 29th Nov 1868 St. Mary's Church, daughter of James Cook Tester (labourer) and Louisa Tester
 b: 1872 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 25th Aug 1872 Holy Trinity Church, daughter of James Cooke Tester (smith) and Louisa Tester
            
Family
record

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