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Ancestry report for William Tester, farm labourer, son of John Tester and Mary Tester
Generation No. 1
1. William Tester, farm labourer was the son of (2) John Tester and (3) Mary Tester. He was born 1807 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 18th Oct 1807 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 26th Oct 1884 at East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 29th Oct 1884 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
iHenry who was born 1827 East Grinstead, Sussex; died Nov 1900 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 22nd Nov 1900 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
He married Lucy Kilner on 28th Oct 1827 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1805; died 27th Jul 1839 at East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 35 years; buried 2nd Aug 1840 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1829 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 8th Feb 1829 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
iiAnn who was born 1831 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1831 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
iiiPhillis who was born 1833 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1833 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
ivJames who was born 1835 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 1st Feb 1835 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester; died Oct 1849 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 14 years; buried 30th Oct 1849 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born 1837 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 1st Feb 1837 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Lucy Tester
viCharlotte who was born July to Sep 1840, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1840 Q3 Vol 7 Page 289, registered as Charlotte Tester; died Jan 1850 Forest Row, Sussex, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1850 Q1 Vol 7 Page 278, aged 9 years; buried 23rd Jan 1850 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiHannah who was born 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiMargaret who was born 1845 East Grinstead, Sussex
ixWilliam who was born Jan to Mar 1847 East Grinstead, Sussex, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1847 Q1 Vol 7 Page 376; christened 8th Mar 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 22 years on 6.3.69, son of William Tester (sawyer) and Rhoda Tester
xTirzah who was born 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1865 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 17 years on 25.2.65, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Rhoda Tester; died 3rd Jan 1875, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1875 Q1 Vol 2b Page 91, aged 26 years
xiHarriot who was born 1851 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1865 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 15 years on 4.6.65, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Rhoda Tester; died Apr 1884 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 31 years; buried 23rd Apr 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
xiiTrayton who was born 1855 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1873 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 18 years on Oct 4 1872, son of William Tester (labourer) and Rhoda Tester
 
Generation No. 2
2. John Tester He was born 1758; died May 1824 at East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 66 years; buried 27th May 1824 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
He married Mary on c 1795. She was born 1765 at Sussex; died Oct 1846 at East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 82 years; buried 3rd Oct 1846 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iHannah who was born 1803 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1803 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of John Tester and Mary Tester
iiWilliam who was born 1805 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1805 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of John Tester and Mary Tester
iiiWilliam who was born 1807 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 18th Oct 1807 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 26th Oct 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 29th Oct 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 
3. Mary Tester She was born 1765 at Sussex; died Oct 1846 at East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 82 years; buried 3rd Oct 1846 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
She married John Tester on c 1795. He was born 1758; died May 1824 at East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 66 years; buried 27th May 1824 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iHannah who was born 1803 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1803 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of John Tester and Mary Tester
iiWilliam who was born 1805 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1805 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of John Tester and Mary Tester
iiiWilliam who was born 1807 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 18th Oct 1807 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 26th Oct 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 29th Oct 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
 

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