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William Tester, farm labourer, son of John Tester and Mary Tester
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1807
Born
In the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
18th Oct 1807
Christened
At St Swithin Parish Church in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C07056-1
 
1827
Birth of a son
Henry in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
28th Oct 1827
Married
Lucy Kilner at St Swithin Parish Church in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Marriage Registers
 
1829
Birth of a daughter
Mary in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
1831
Birth of a daughter
Ann at Ashdown Forest in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
1833
Birth of a daughter
Phillis in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
1835
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
1837
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
East Grinstead Parish Registers
 
July to Sep 1840
Birth of a daughter
Charlotte; registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex; ref: 1840 Q3 Vol 7 Page 289; registered as Charlotte Tester
1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

Jeff Hazeltine's records
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Thommas'S Bank in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; William Tester, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1843
Birth of a daughter
Hannah in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
23rd Jan 1844
Married
Rhoda Mitchell at St Swithin Parish Church in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
Alan Beattie's records
 
1845
Birth of a daughter
Margaret in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
Jan to Mar 1847
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex; ref: 1847 Q1 Vol 7 Page 376
Forest Row Parish Registers
Jeff Hazeltine's records
 
1848
Birth of a daughter
Tirzah in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
Alan Beattie's records
 
1851
Birth of a daughter
Harriot in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
Alan Beattie's records
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Ashdown Forest in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; Head; occupation: sawyer
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1855
Birth of a son
Trayton in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
Forest Row Parish Registers
qjhilborn
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Ashdown Forest in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; William Tester, M, Head, married, age 75, born Forest Row; occupation: sawyer
1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
26th Oct 1884
Died
In the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; aged 79 years
Forest Row Burial Registers
Alan Beattie's records
 
29th Oct 1884
Buried
At Holy Trinity Church in the Parish of Forest Row, Sussex
Forest Row Burial Registers

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of William Tester, farm labourer
  
 John Testerm: c 1795Mary 
 b: 1758
d: May 1824 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 66 years
bur: 27th May 1824 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  b: 1765 Sussex
d: October 1846 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 82 years
bur: 3rd Oct 1846 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  
    
 Hannah William William 
 b: 1803 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 17th Apr 1803 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of John Tester and Mary Tester
 b: 1805 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 20th Nov 1805 St Swithin Parish Church, son of John Tester and Mary Tester
 b: 1807 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 18th Oct 1807 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
d: 26th Oct 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years
bur: 29th Oct 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 
        
Parental
record
   
   
   
1st marriage William Tester
farm labourer
m: 28th Oct 1827 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, SussexLucy Kilner 
 b: 1807 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 18th Oct 1807 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
d: 26th Oct 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years
bur: 29th Oct 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  b: 1805
d: 27th Jul 1839 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 35 years
bur: 2nd Aug 1840 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  
       
 Henry Mary Ann Phillis James Elizabeth 
 b: 1827 East Grinstead, Sussex
d: November 1900 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 73 years
bur: 22nd Nov 1900 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1829 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 8th Feb 1829 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
 b: 1831 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 20th Mar 1831 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
 b: 1833 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 14th Apr 1833 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
 b: 1835 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 1st Feb 1835 St Swithin Parish Church, son of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
d: October 1849 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 14 years
bur: 30th Oct 1849 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 b: 1837 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 1st Feb 1837 St Swithin Parish Church, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
 
              
Family
record
    
 William Tester
farm labourer
not marriedRhoda Mitchell 
 b: 1807 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 18th Oct 1807 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
d: 26th Oct 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years
bur: 29th Oct 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  b: 1812 Hartfield, Sussex
d: 25th Feb 1884 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 71 years
bur: 29th Feb 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  
  
 Charlotte 
 b: July to Sep 1840 registered as Charlotte Tester registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1840 Q3 Vol 7 Page 289
d: January 1850 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 9 years registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1850 Q1 Vol 7 Page 278
bur: 23rd Jan 1850 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 
    
2nd marriage William Tester
farm labourer
m: 23rd Jan 1844 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, SussexRhoda Mitchell 2nd marriage
 b: 1807 Forest Row, Sussex
ch: 18th Oct 1807 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
d: 26th Oct 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years
bur: 29th Oct 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  b: 1812 Hartfield, Sussex
d: 25th Feb 1884 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 71 years
bur: 29th Feb 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  
       
 Hannah Margaret William Tirzah Harriot Trayton 
 b: 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex b: 1845 East Grinstead, Sussex b: Jan to Mar 1847 East Grinstead, Sussex registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1847 Q1 Vol 7 Page 376
ch: 8th Mar 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 22 years on 6.3.69, son of William Tester (sawyer) and Rhoda Tester
 b: 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 5th Jul 1865 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 17 years on 25.2.65, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Rhoda Tester
d: 3rd Jan 1875 aged 26 years registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1875 Q1 Vol 2b Page 91
 b: 1851 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 5th Jul 1865 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 15 years on 4.6.65, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Rhoda Tester
d: April 1884 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 31 years
bur: 23rd Apr 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 b: 1855 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 9th Feb 1873 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 18 years on Oct 4 1872, son of William Tester (labourer) and Rhoda Tester
 
                

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