The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for Frances Rumens [Dobell] [Tester], daughter of Thomas Tester, labourer and Mary Tester [Hawkins]
Generation No. 1
1. Frances Rumens [Dobell] [Tester] was the daughter of (2) Thomas Tester, labourer and (3) Mary Tester [Hawkins]. She was born 7th Jul 1820 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1820 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
She married Edward Rumens [Dobell] on 27th Apr 1841 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex, registered as Edward Dobell marrying Frances Tester. He was the son of John Rummens and Abigail Dobell. He was born 1802 at Cranbrook, Kent; died July to Sep 1874 at Ticehurst Workhouse, Ticehurst, Sussex, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1874 Q3 Vol 2b Page 53, Aged 72 years. They had the following children:
iNaomi who was born July to Sep 1842 Wadhurst, Sussex, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1842 Q3 Vol 7 Page 447, recorded as Naomi Double
iiBoaz who was born Oct to Dec 1846 Wadhurst, Sussex, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1846 Q4 Vol 7 Page 513, recorded as Boaz Dobell; died 1932 Wadhurst, Sussex
iiiJoshua who was born Jul 1850 Wadhurst, Sussex, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1850 Q3 Vol 7 Page 534, recorded as Joshua Dobell; died 1856 Wadhurst, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. Thomas Tester, labourer was the son of (4) Thomas Tester and (5) Elizabeth Tester [Hawkins]. He was born 1776 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1776 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Jan 1823 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 48 years; buried 9th Jan 1823 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
He married Mary Hawkins on 25th Mar 1799 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born c 1775; died May 1825 at Wadhurst, Sussex, widow, aged 40 years; buried 31st May 1825 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
iElizabeth who was born 1st Mar 1800 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 11th May 1800 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
iiThomas who was born 16th Nov 1801 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 17th Mar 1802 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
iiiSarah who was born 1807 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 26th Apr 1807 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
ivHarriet who was born 1809 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester; died Apr 1830 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 20 years, daughter of Thomas and Mary; buried 9th Apr 1830 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
vEdward who was born 1812 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 14th Jun 1813 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester; died Jul 1889 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 29th Jul 1889 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
viMary who was born 1815 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 8th Jan 1815 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
viiFelicia who was born 1816 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 4th Aug 1816 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester; died Dec 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 9 years, daughter of Thomas and Mary; buried 12th Dec 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
viiiWilliam who was born 20th Jun 1818 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 27th Sep 1818 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
ixFrances who was born 7th Jul 1820 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1820 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
 
3. Mary Tester [Hawkins] She was born c 1775; died May 1825 at Wadhurst, Sussex, widow, aged 40 years; buried 31st May 1825 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
She married Thomas Tester on 25th Mar 1799 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester [Hawkins]. He was born 1776 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1776 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Jan 1823 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 48 years; buried 9th Jan 1823 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
iElizabeth who was born 1st Mar 1800 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 11th May 1800 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
iiThomas who was born 16th Nov 1801 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 17th Mar 1802 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
iiiSarah who was born 1807 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 26th Apr 1807 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester
ivHarriet who was born 1809 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester; died Apr 1830 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 20 years, daughter of Thomas and Mary; buried 9th Apr 1830 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
vEdward who was born 1812 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 14th Jun 1813 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Mary Tester; died Jul 1889 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 29th Jul 1889 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
viMary who was born 1815 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 8th Jan 1815 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
viiFelicia who was born 1816 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 4th Aug 1816 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester; died Dec 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 9 years, daughter of Thomas and Mary; buried 12th Dec 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
viiiWilliam who was born 20th Jun 1818 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 27th Sep 1818 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
ixFrances who was born 7th Jul 1820 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1820 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
 
Generation No. 3
4. Thomas Tester was the son of (6) William Tester and (7) Mary Tester [Atwood]. He was born 1752 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1752 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of William Tester and Mary Tester; died Sep 1825 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 75 years; buried 30th Sep 1825 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
He married Elizabeth Hawkins on 18th Dec 1774 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. She was born 1749; died Jan 1835 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 86 years; buried 29th Jan 1835 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1776 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1776 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Jan 1823 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 48 years; buried 9th Jan 1823 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 1778 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 7th Jan 1778 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
iiiPhiladelphia who was born 1783 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 27th Jul 1783 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thos. Tester and Elizabeth Tester
ivWilliam who was born 1785 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1785 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thos. Tester and Elizth Tester; died Apr 1809 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 24 years; buried 16th Apr 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
vEdward who was born 1786 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1786 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thos. Tester and Elizth Tester; died Apr 1844 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 57 years; buried 3rd Apr 1844 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
viCharlotte who was born 1788 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 25th Dec 1788 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
viiJohn who was born 1791 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 16th Oct 1791 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Apr 1873 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 9th Apr 1873 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 
5. Elizabeth Tester [Hawkins] She was born 1749; died Jan 1835 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 86 years; buried 29th Jan 1835 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
She married Thomas Tester on 18th Dec 1774 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. He was the son of William Tester and Mary Tester [Atwood]. He was born 1752 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1752 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of William Tester and Mary Tester; died Sep 1825 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 75 years; buried 30th Sep 1825 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1776 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1776 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Jan 1823 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 48 years; buried 9th Jan 1823 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 1778 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 7th Jan 1778 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
iiiPhiladelphia who was born 1783 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 27th Jul 1783 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thos. Tester and Elizabeth Tester
ivWilliam who was born 1785 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1785 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thos. Tester and Elizth Tester; died Apr 1809 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 24 years; buried 16th Apr 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
vEdward who was born 1786 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1786 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thos. Tester and Elizth Tester; died Apr 1844 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 57 years; buried 3rd Apr 1844 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
viCharlotte who was born 1788 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 25th Dec 1788 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester
viiJohn who was born 1791 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 16th Oct 1791 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Apr 1873 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 9th Apr 1873 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
6. William Tester He was born c 1730
He married Mary Atwood on 16th Apr 1751 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. She was born c 1730; died Aug 1786 at Wadhurst, Sussex, wife of William; buried 20th Aug 1786 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1752 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1752 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of William Tester and Mary Tester; died Sep 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 75 years; buried 30th Sep 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
iiBetty who was born 1753 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 23rd Sep 1753 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
iiiMary who was born 1757 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1757 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
ivSusannah who was born 1759 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 13th May 1759 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
vAnne who was born 1766 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1766 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Wm Tester and Mary Tester
 
7. Mary Tester [Atwood] She was born c 1730; died Aug 1786 at Wadhurst, Sussex, wife of William; buried 20th Aug 1786 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
She married William Tester on 16th Apr 1751 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. He was born c 1730. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1752 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1752 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of William Tester and Mary Tester; died Sep 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 75 years; buried 30th Sep 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
iiBetty who was born 1753 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 23rd Sep 1753 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
iiiMary who was born 1757 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1757 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
ivSusannah who was born 1759 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 13th May 1759 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of William Tester and Mary Tester
vAnne who was born 1766 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1766 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Wm Tester and Mary Tester
 

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