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Ancestry report for Arthur Tester, son of Samuel Joseph Tester, farm labourer and gamekeeper and Elizabeth Charity Tester [Phillips]
Generation No. 1
1. Arthur Tester was the son of (2) Samuel Joseph Tester, farm labourer and gamekeeper and (3) Elizabeth Charity Tester [Phillips]. He was born 1874 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Feb 1874 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Charity Tester
 
Generation No. 2
2. Samuel Joseph Tester, farm labourer and gamekeeper He was born 1822 at Waldron, Sussex; died Jul 1894 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 27th Jul 1894 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
He married (1) Elizabeth Hemsley on 19th Dec 1842 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1842 Q4 Vol 7 Page 731. She was born 1822 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jan 1822 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Hemsley (labourer) and Elizabeth Hemsley; died Jun 1872 at Hadlow Down, Sussex, aged 50 years; buried 30th Jun 1872 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSamuel who was born 1843; died Jun 1843 Upper Burnt House, Hadlow Down, Sussex, aged 3 years 5 months; buried 18th Jun 1843 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
iiOwen who was born 1845 Buxted, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1855 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Samuel Tester (labourer) and Elizabeh Tester
iiiCharlotte who was born 1847 Framfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1855 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Tester (labourer) and Elizabeh Tester
ivEmily who was born 1849 Framfield, Sussex
vCaroline who was born 1850 Framfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1855 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Tester (labourer) and Elizabeh Tester; died May 1859 Hadlow Down, Sussex, aged 9 years; buried 20th May 1859 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
viFrances who was born 1855 Framfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1855 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Tester (labourer) and Elizabeh Tester
He married (2) Elizabeth Charity Phillips on Apr to June 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q2 Vol 2b Page 189. She was born 1841 at Sandown, Isle of Wight. They had the following children:
iArthur who was born 1874 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Feb 1874 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Charity Tester
iiRose who was born 1876 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1876 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Charity Tester
iiiGertrude who was born 1881 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1885 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Tester
 
3. Elizabeth Charity Tester [Phillips] She was born 1841 at Sandown, Isle of Wight
She married Samuel Joseph Tester, farm labourer and gamekeeper on Apr to June 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q2 Vol 2b Page 189. He was born 1822 at Waldron, Sussex; died Jul 1894 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 27th Jul 1894 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. They had the following children:
iArthur who was born 1874 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Feb 1874 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Charity Tester
iiRose who was born 1876 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1876 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Charity Tester
iiiGertrude who was born 1881 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1885 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Joseph Tester (gamekeeper) and Elizabeth Tester
 

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