The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Wheatley, son of Edward Wheatley, weaver and Timothea Wheatley [Mills]
Generation No. 1
  1. John Wheatley was the son of Edward Wheatley, weaver and Timothea Wheatley [Mills]. He was born 3rd Dec 1699 at Bolney, Sussex; christened 2nd Jan 1699/1700 at St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex, son of Edward Wheatley; died Feb 1780 at Balcombe, Sussex; buried 16th Feb 1780 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  He married Sarah Standing on 7th Apr 1729 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. She was born 1693/94 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1693/94 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, possibly daughter of Samuel Standing; died Apr 1763 at Balcombe, Sussex; buried 16th Apr 1763 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iAnne Standing who was born 1730 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1730 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of John Wheatly
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Anne Standing Comber [Wheatley] was the daughter of John Wheatley and Sarah Wheatley [Standing]. She was born 1730 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1730 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of John Wheatly
  She married William Comber on 21st Jun 1763 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. He was born 23rd Jan 1731/32 at Balcombe, Sussex, son of John and Catherine Comber; christened 30th Jan 1731/32 at St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex; died Jan 1823 at Balcombe, Sussex; buried 14th Jan 1823 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1764 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 25th Feb 1764 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
3 iiAnn Standing who was born 1766 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 19th Nov 1766 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex; died Aug 1845 Balcombe, Sussex, aged 78 years; buried 5th Aug 1845 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
4 iiiJohn who was born c 1770; died 16th Mar 1847 Balcombe, Sussex; buried 22nd Mar 1847 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  ivThomas Illman who was born 1775 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 8th Oct 1775 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex; died 1776 Balcombe, Sussex; buried 6th May 1776 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Ann Standing Tester [Comber] was the daughter of William Comber, butcher and Ann(e) Comber [Wheatley]. She was born 1766 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 19th Nov 1766 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex; died Aug 1845 at Balcombe, Sussex, aged 78 years; buried 5th Aug 1845 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  She married Richard Tester on 17th Oct 1791 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. He was the son of William Tester and Elizabeth Tester [Illman]. He was born 1761 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1761 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of William Tester; died Oct 1847 at Balcombe, Sussex, aged 86 years; buried 19th Oct 1847 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary who was born 1792 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 28th Sep 1792 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
  iiAnn who was born 1794 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 28th Sep 1794 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
  iiiSarah who was born 1798 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1798 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
5 ivThomas who was born 1801 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jan 1801 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Ann Tester; died May 1871 Balcombe, Sussex, aaged 71 years; buried 15th May 1871 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  vElizabeth who was born 1803 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1803 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
6 viRichard who was born 1806 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1806 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Ann Tester; died Dec 1882 Cuckfield Union House, aged 75 years; buried 11th Dec 1882 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  viiCharlotte who was born 1809 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1809 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
7 viiiWilliam who was born 1812 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1812 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
   
  4. John Comber, yeoman was the son of William Comber, butcher and Ann(e) Comber [Wheatley]. He was born c 1770; died 16th Mar 1847 at Balcombe, Sussex; buried 22nd Mar 1847 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  He married Sarah Streatfeild on 5th May 1804 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. She was born c 1779; died Jun 1826 at Balcombe, Sussex; buried 23rd Jun 1826 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  5. Thomas Tester, farm labourer was the son of Richard Tester and Ann Standing Tester [Comber]. He was born 1801 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jan 1801 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Ann Tester; died May 1871 at Balcombe, Sussex, aaged 71 years; buried 15th May 1871 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  He married Sarah Illman on 13th Oct 1833 at Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex. She was born 1813 at Worth, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1834 at Worth, Sussex
  iiThomas who was born 1836 at Worth, Sussex
  iiiMary who was born 1840 at Worth, Sussex
  ivAnn who was born 1841 at Worth, Sussex
  vJames who was born 1844 at Worth, Sussex
  viGeorge who was born 1846 at Worth, Sussex
  viiJabez who was born 1850 at Worth, Sussex
   
  6. Richard Tester, farm labourer was the son of Richard Tester and Ann Standing Tester [Comber]. He was born 1806 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1806 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Ann Tester; died Dec 1882 at Cuckfield Union House, aged 75 years; buried 11th Dec 1882 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  He married Martha Marchant on 18th Oct 1830 at St. Mary's Church, Slaugham, Sussex, witnesses: John Tester and Lydia Tester. She was born 1808 at Balcombe, Sussex; died Feb 1853 at Balcombe, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 13th Feb 1853 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJames who was born 1831 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1831 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester; died Mar 1847 Balcombe, Sussex, aged 16 years; buried 12th Mar 1847 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  iiRichard who was born 1833 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 1st Dec 1833 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
  iiiHenry who was born 1835 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1835 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
  ivGeorge who was born 1837 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 30th Dec 1837 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester; died Mar 1839 Balcombe, Sussex, aged 15 months; buried 27th Mar 1839 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  vWilliam who was born 1840 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 19th Jan 1840 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester; died May 1864 Cuckfield Union House, aged 25 years; buried 18th May 1864 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  viHarriet who was born 1842 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1842 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
  viiElizabeth who was born 1845 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 3rd Aug 1845 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester; died Apr 1855 Cuckfield Union House, aged 9 years; buried 4th Apr 1855 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  viiiKate who was born 1847 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 7th Nov 1847 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
   
  7. William Tester was the son of Richard Tester and Ann Standing Tester [Comber]. He was born 1812 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1812 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Ann Tester
  He married Mary Allen on Apr to June 1841, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1841 Q2 Vol 7 Page 665. She was born 1815 at West Hoathly, Sussex; died Apr to June 1891, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1891 Q2 Vol 2b Page 109, aged 77 years. They had the following children:
  iAnn who was born 1842 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1842 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
8 iiCharles who was born 1849 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1849 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of William Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
9 iiiGeorge who was born 1856 at Ardingly, Sussex; christened 25th May 1856 St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex, son of William Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
   
Generation No. 5
  8. Charles Tester, police constable was the son of William Tester, farm labourer and Mary Tester [Allen]. He was born 1849 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1849 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of William Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
  He married Harriett Tester on 26th Dec 1872 at St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex. She was the daughter of Edward Tester, farm labourer and Sarah Tester [Elsey]. She was born 1850 at Hapstead, Ardingly, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1850 at St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Sarah Tester. They had the following children:
  iAnnie Rosenia who was born 1874 at Hickpotse, Ardingly, Sussex; christened 6th Oct 1874 St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex, daughter of Charles Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  iiLeonard who was born 1876 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiLouis who was born 1878 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Feb 1878 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Charles Tester (policeman) and Harriet Tester
  ivLuther who was born 1880 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  9. George Tester, bricklayer was the son of William Tester, farm labourer and Mary Tester [Allen]. He was born 1856 at Ardingly, Sussex; christened 25th May 1856 at St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex, son of William Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
  He married Elizabeth Pearson on July to Sep 1884, registered at Lambeth District, London, ref: 1884 Q3 Vol 1d Page 864. She was born 1862 at Haxton, London. They had the following children:
  iJennifer who was born 1887 at Ardingly, Sussex; christened 24th Apr 1887 St. Peter's Church, Ardingly, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (bricklayer) and Elizabeth Tester
   

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