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Owen Best, farmer, son of Joseph Best, farm labourer and Philadelphia Best [Ashby]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
8th Jan 1840
Born
In the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1st Mar 1840
Christened
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Pales Gate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Son; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
7th Apr 1861
Census
At Pales Gate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Owen Best, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
9th May 1863
Married
Ann Mills at St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch M14835-3
 
13th Jul 1864
Birth of a daughter
Ellen in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
10th May 1866
Birth of a son
Edwin in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
25th Feb 1868
Birth of a daughter
Mary Ann in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
3rd Mar 1870
Birth of a daughter
Kate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
2nd Apr 1871
Census
At Palesgate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Owen Best, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres
1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
12th Mar 1872
Birth of a son
Owen in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
17th Dec 1873
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1876
Birth of a daughter
Alice in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1878
Birth of a daughter
Eliza in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Dec 1880
Birth of a son
George in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At 2 Pales Gate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Owen Best, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: farmer
1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
5th Apr 1891
Census
At Pales Gate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Owen Best, M, Head, married, age 51, born Sussex; occupation: farmer
1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Best family records
The ancestral pedigree of Owen Best, farmer
   
 Joseph Best
farm labourer
m: 24th Sep 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexPhiladelphia Ashby 
 b: 1798 Hadlow, Kent  b: 1800 Rotherfield, Sussex
  
        
 George Sarah Anne Alfred Mary Ann Owen Edwin Cicely 
 b: 1826 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 10th Sep 1826 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1830 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 11th Apr 1830 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1835 Speldhurst, Kent b: 3rd Jul 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 13th Aug 1837 St. Denys Church
 b: 8th Jan 1840 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Mar 1840 St. Denys Church
 b: 1842 Horsted Keynes, Sussex b: 1844 Rotherfield, Sussex 
                   
Parental
record
   
   
   
 Owen Best
farmer
m: 9th May 1863 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexAnn Mills 
 b: 8th Jan 1840 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Mar 1840 St. Denys Church
  b: 1841 Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex
  
          
Ellen  Mary Ann Kate Owen Alfred Alice Eliza George 
b: 13th Jul 1864 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jun 1873 St. Denys Church
  b: 25th Feb 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jun 1873 St. Denys Church
 b: 3rd Mar 1870 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jun 1873 St. Denys Church
 b: 12th Mar 1872 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jun 1873 St. Denys Church
 b: 17th Dec 1873 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 10th May 1874 St. Denys Church
 b: 1876 Rotherfield, Sussex b: 1878 Rotherfield, Sussex b: December 1880 Rotherfield, Sussex 
   Edwin              
   b: 10th May 1866 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jun 1873 St. Denys Church
              
                 
Family
record

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