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Ancestry report for Charles Tester, farm labourer, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester [Cheesman]
Generation No. 1
1. Charles Tester, farm labourer was the son of (2) James Tester and (3) Elizabeth Tester [Cheesman]. He was born 1788 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1788 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died May 1875 at High Hurst Wood, Buxted, Sussex, aged 89 years; buried 4th May 1875 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
He married Charlotte Wood on 3rd Mar 1811 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. She was born 1790 at Buxted, Sussex; died Aug 1868 at Buxted, Sussex, aged 80 years; buried 2nd Aug 1868 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
iCharles who was born 21st Dec 1811 Buxted, Sussex; christened 23rd Jan 1814 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester
iiGeorge Cheeseman who was born 1815 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jul 1815 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester; died Sep 1861 Hove, Sussex, aged 46 years; buried 17th Sep 1861 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
iiiKeziah who was born 1817 Buxted, Sussex; christened 23rd Mar 1817 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester
ivSophia who was born 1819 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Jun 1819 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester
vStephen who was born 1823 Buxted, Sussex; christened 14th Sep 1823 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester; died Jul 1852 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 28 years; buried 11th Jul 1852 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
viJohn who was born 1826 Buxted, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1826 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester
viiPhilly who was born 1828 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 19th Oct 1828 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Charles Tester (labourer) and Charlotte Tester
viiiThomas who was born 1832 Buxted, Sussex; died Apr 1851 Buxted, Sussex, aged 20 years; buried 27th Apr 1851 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. James Tester He was born 1752; died May 1836 at Maresfield, Sussex, aged 84 years; buried 12th May 1836 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
He married Elizabeth Cheesman on 10th Dec 1783 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1762 at Sussex; died Apr 1845 at Maresfield, Sussex, aged 82 years; buried 3rd Apr 1845 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1784 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1784 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
iiJames who was born 1786 Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1786 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died May 1862 Buxted, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 4th May 1862 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
iiiCharles who was born 1788 Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1788 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died May 1875 High Hurst Wood, Buxted, Sussex, aged 89 years; buried 4th May 1875 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
ivStephen who was born 1791 Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Jan 1791 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Mar 1841 Hartfield, Sussex, aged 49 years; buried 14th Mar 1841 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vGeorge who was born 1793 Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1793 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Feb 1840 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 47 years; buried 13th Feb 1840 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
viRichard who was born 1795 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 20th Sep 1795 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Dec 1875 Withyham, Sussex, aged 78 years; buried 20th Dec 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
viiMark who was born 1798 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1798 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Jul 1875 East Grinstead Union, aged 74 years; buried 3rd Jul 1875 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiiLuke who was born 1801 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1801 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Dec 1861 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 65 years; buried 1st Dec 1861 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixMatthew who was born 1801 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1801 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Apr to June 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q2 Vol 2b Page 81, aged 72 years
 
3. Elizabeth Tester [Cheesman] She was born 1762 at Sussex; died Apr 1845 at Maresfield, Sussex, aged 82 years; buried 3rd Apr 1845 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
She married James Tester on 10th Dec 1783 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1752; died May 1836 at Maresfield, Sussex, aged 84 years; buried 12th May 1836 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1784 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1784 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
iiJames who was born 1786 Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1786 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died May 1862 Buxted, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 4th May 1862 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
iiiCharles who was born 1788 Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1788 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died May 1875 High Hurst Wood, Buxted, Sussex, aged 89 years; buried 4th May 1875 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
ivStephen who was born 1791 Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Jan 1791 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Mar 1841 Hartfield, Sussex, aged 49 years; buried 14th Mar 1841 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vGeorge who was born 1793 Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1793 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester; died Feb 1840 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 47 years; buried 13th Feb 1840 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
viRichard who was born 1795 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 20th Sep 1795 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Dec 1875 Withyham, Sussex, aged 78 years; buried 20th Dec 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
viiMark who was born 1798 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1798 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Jul 1875 East Grinstead Union, aged 74 years; buried 3rd Jul 1875 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiiLuke who was born 1801 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1801 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Dec 1861 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 65 years; buried 1st Dec 1861 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixMatthew who was born 1801 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1801 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor; died Apr to June 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q2 Vol 2b Page 81, aged 72 years
 

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