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Ancestry report for Hannah Matilda Bridger [Tester], daughter of George Tester, farm labourer and Jane Tester [Winn]
Generation No. 1
1. Hannah Matilda Bridger [Tester] was the daughter of (2) George Tester, farm labourer and (3) Jane Tester [Winn]. She was born 1811 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1811 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
iMichael who was born 1833 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 21st Jul 1833 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of Hannah Tester (spinster)
She married Benjamin Bridger on 22nd Aug 1839 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of James Bridger, farmer and Elisabeth Bridger [Russell]. He was born Oct 1811 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Dec 1811 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iGeorge who was born 1840 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1840 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiAnn who was born 1844 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1844 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiiHannah who was born 1844 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1844 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivElizabeth who was born 1849 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1851 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vLucy who was born 1851 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1851 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viBenjamin who was born 1856 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1856 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. George Tester, farm labourer He was born 1789 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Nov 1881 at Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 95 years; buried 15th Nov 1881 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
He married Jane Winn on 3rd May 1807 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. She was born 1788 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan 1868 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 25th Jan 1868 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiEleanor who was born 1810 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1810 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiiHannah Matilda who was born 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
ivAnn who was born 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
vWinifred who was born 1815 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1815 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
viGeorge Henry who was born 1817 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (farmer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1886 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 16th Jan 1886 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiJohn who was born 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiiJane who was born 1823 Hindleaf Warren, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1823 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 
3. Jane Tester [Winn] She was born 1788 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan 1868 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 25th Jan 1868 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
She married George Tester on 3rd May 1807 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. He was born 1789 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Nov 1881 at Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 95 years; buried 15th Nov 1881 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiEleanor who was born 1810 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1810 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiiHannah Matilda who was born 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
ivAnn who was born 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
vWinifred who was born 1815 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1815 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
viGeorge Henry who was born 1817 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (farmer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1886 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 16th Jan 1886 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiJohn who was born 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiiJane who was born 1823 Hindleaf Warren, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1823 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 

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