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Ancestry report for William Tester, farmer, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester [Smith]
Generation No. 1
1. William Tester, farmer was the son of (2) Thomas Tester and (3) Ann Tester [Smith]. He was born 1775 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1775 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester; died Jan 1834 at Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 61 years; buried 6th Jan 1834 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
He married (1) Philadelphia Knight on 5th Feb 1800 at Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex. She was born c 1780. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 14th Sep 1806 Worth, Sussex; christened 7th Oct 1806 Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex, son of Wm. Tester and Philada. Tester
He married (2) Harriet Rapley on 8th Aug 1812 at Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex. She was born 1786; died Jun 1830 at Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 4th Jun 1830 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
iRichard who was born 1815 Cuckfield, Sussex
iiJames who was born 1817 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1817 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, son of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester; died Apr 1829 Balcombe, Sussex, aged 12 years; buried 1st Apr 1829 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
iiiElizabeth who was born 1818 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 19th Apr 1818 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
ivSarah who was born 1820 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 21st May 1820 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
vAnn who was born 1822 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1822 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester; died May 1843 Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 20 years; buried 19th May 1843 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
viHenry who was born 1825 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1825 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, son of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
viiEliza who was born 1827 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1827 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
viiiHarriet who was born 1830 Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1830 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester; died Oct 1830 Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 5 months; buried 10th Oct 1830 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. Thomas Tester He was born c 1740
He married Ann Smith on 7th May 1761 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. She was born c 1740. They had the following children:
iAnn who was born 1762 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 30th Mar 1762 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester
iiThomas who was born 1765 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 15th Feb 1765 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester; died Jun 1842 Hurst Workhouse, aged 76 years; buried 29th Jun 1842 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1768 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 25th May 1768 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
ivSarah who was born 1773 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1773 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
vWilliam who was born 1775 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1775 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester; died Jan 1834 Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 61 years; buried 6th Jan 1834 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
viJudith who was born 1778 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 9th Aug 1778 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
viiJane who was born 1780 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Sep 1780 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
viiiFrances who was born 1783 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 29th May 1783 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
ixRichard who was born 1787 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 9th Jan 1787 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
 
3. Ann Tester [Smith] She was born c 1740
She married Thomas Tester on 7th May 1761 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. He was born c 1740. They had the following children:
iAnn who was born 1762 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 30th Mar 1762 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester
iiThomas who was born 1765 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 15th Feb 1765 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester; died Jun 1842 Hurst Workhouse, aged 76 years; buried 29th Jun 1842 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1768 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 25th May 1768 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
ivSarah who was born 1773 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1773 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
vWilliam who was born 1775 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1775 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester; died Jan 1834 Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 61 years; buried 6th Jan 1834 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
viJudith who was born 1778 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 9th Aug 1778 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
viiJane who was born 1780 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Sep 1780 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
viiiFrances who was born 1783 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 29th May 1783 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
ixRichard who was born 1787 Balcombe, Sussex; christened 9th Jan 1787 St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester
 

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