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Ancestry report for John Robert Tester, farm labourer, son of Edward Tester, farm labourer and Ansley Tester [Newnham]
Generation No. 1
1. John Robert Tester, farm labourer was the son of (2) Edward Tester, farm labourer and (3) Ansley Tester [Newnham]. He was born 1850 at Danewood, Fletching, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1850 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester; died Mar 1942, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1942 Mar Vol 2b Page 346, aged 91 years
He married Martha Ann Pentecost on Apr to June 1876, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1876 Q2 Vol 2b Page 207. She was the daughter of William Penticost and Lucy Penticost. She was born 1850 at Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iAnsley Lucy who was born 1877 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Dec 1877 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
iiWilliam Alfred who was born 1882 Maresfield, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1882 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
iiiRaymond John Henry who was born 1885 Crowborough, Sussex; christened 24th May 1885 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
ivEffie Dora who was born 1889 Nutley, Sussex; christened 16th Jun 1889 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
 
Generation No. 2
2. Edward Tester, farm labourer was the son of (4) George Tester, labourer and (5) Amelia Tester [Murrell]. He was born 1st Jul 1814 at Sharpes Green, Barcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1814 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Milly Tester
He married Ansley Newnham on 30th Jul 1843 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was the daughter of Robert Newnham, farm labourer and Philadelphia Newnham [Winn]. She was born 1823 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham. They had the following children:
iAlfred who was born 1844 Mopes, Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1844 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
iiAnne Alice who was born 1847 Slider's Farm, Fletching, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1847 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
iiiJohn Robert who was born 1850 Danewood, Fletching, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1850 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester; died Mar 1942, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1942 Mar Vol 2b Page 346, aged 91 years
ivCaroline who was born 16th Nov 1851 Danehill, Sussex; christened 14th Nov 1852 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Anslie Tester
vJane who was born 1855 Danehill, Sussex; christened 9th Dec 1855 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Annslie Tester
viEdward who was born 1859 Mopes, Danehill, Sussex; christened 8th May 1859 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
 
3. Ansley Marchant [Tester] [Newnham] was the daughter of (6) Robert Newnham, farm labourer and (7) Philadelphia Newnham [Winn]. She was born 1823 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
She married (1) Edward Tester on 30th Jul 1843 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was the son of George Tester, labourer and Amelia Tester [Murrell]. He was born 1st Jul 1814 at Sharpes Green, Barcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1814 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Milly Tester. They had the following children:
iAlfred who was born 1844 Mopes, Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1844 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
iiAnne Alice who was born 1847 Slider's Farm, Fletching, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1847 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
iiiJohn Robert who was born 1850 Danewood, Fletching, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1850 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester; died Mar 1942, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1942 Mar Vol 2b Page 346, aged 91 years
ivCaroline who was born 16th Nov 1851 Danehill, Sussex; christened 14th Nov 1852 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Anslie Tester
vJane who was born 1855 Danehill, Sussex; christened 9th Dec 1855 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Annslie Tester
viEdward who was born 1859 Mopes, Danehill, Sussex; christened 8th May 1859 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
She married (2) William Marchant on Oct to Dec 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q4 Vol 3b Page 195. He was the son of John Marchant, farm labourer and Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman]. He was born 1834 at Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1837 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 
Generation No. 3
4. George Tester, labourer was the son of (8) Richard Tester and (9) Jane Tester [Mainard]. He was born 1781 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1781 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester; died May 1824 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 43 years; buried 5th May 1824 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
He married Amelia Murrell on 5th Dec 1801 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1781 at Fletching, Sussex; died Sep 1868 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 87 years; buried 13th Sep 1868 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
iHenry who was born 1802 Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Jan 1802 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Mille Tester
iiGeorge who was born 1802 Fletching, Sussex; christened 11th Dec 1802 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester; died before 15th Dec 1802 Fletching, Sussex, infant; buried 15th Dec 1802 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1804 Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1804 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester
ivWilliam who was born 1808 Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1808 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester; died Mar 1899 Fletching, Sussex, aged 94 years; buried 4th Mar 1899 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
vJames who was born 1809 Fletching, Sussex; christened 30th Dec 1809 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester
viFrances who was born 1812 Fletching, Sussex; christened 15th Mar 1812 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Amelia Tester
viiEdward who was born 1st Jul 1814 Sharpes Green, Barcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1814 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Milly Tester
viiiCaroline who was born 24th Dec 1817 Spratts, Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1818 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Milly Tester
ixAnesley who was born 1820 Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th May 1820 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Milly Tester
xDaniel who was born 1822 Carvers, Fletching, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1822 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Amelia Tester
 
5. Amelia Tester [Murrell] She was born 1781 at Fletching, Sussex; died Sep 1868 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 87 years; buried 13th Sep 1868 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
She married George Tester on 5th Dec 1801 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was the son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester [Mainard]. He was born 1781 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1781 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester; died May 1824 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 43 years; buried 5th May 1824 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
iHenry who was born 1802 Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Jan 1802 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Mille Tester
iiGeorge who was born 1802 Fletching, Sussex; christened 11th Dec 1802 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester; died before 15th Dec 1802 Fletching, Sussex, infant; buried 15th Dec 1802 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1804 Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1804 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester
ivWilliam who was born 1808 Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1808 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester; died Mar 1899 Fletching, Sussex, aged 94 years; buried 4th Mar 1899 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
vJames who was born 1809 Fletching, Sussex; christened 30th Dec 1809 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester and Amelia Tester
viFrances who was born 1812 Fletching, Sussex; christened 15th Mar 1812 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Amelia Tester
viiEdward who was born 1st Jul 1814 Sharpes Green, Barcombe, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1814 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Milly Tester
viiiCaroline who was born 24th Dec 1817 Spratts, Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1818 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Milly Tester
ixAnesley who was born 1820 Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th May 1820 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Milly Tester
xDaniel who was born 1822 Carvers, Fletching, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1822 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Amelia Tester
 
6. Robert Newnham, farm labourer He was born 1799 at Fletching, Sussex
He married Philadelphia Winn on 27th Jan 1821 at Fl. Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1801 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex. They had the following children:
iRobert who was born Dec 1821 Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, aged 2 years, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
iiAnsley who was born 1823 Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
iiiJohn who was born 1826 Mopes, Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1826 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
ivRichard who was born 1831 Mopes, Fletching, Sussex; christened 11th Dec 1831 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
vThomas who was born 1834 Mount Noddy, Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1834 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
 
7. Philadelphia Newnham [Winn] She was born 1801 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex
She married Robert Newnham on 27th Jan 1821 at Fl. Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was born 1799 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
iRobert who was born Dec 1821 Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, aged 2 years, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
iiAnsley who was born 1823 Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
iiiJohn who was born 1826 Mopes, Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1826 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
ivRichard who was born 1831 Mopes, Fletching, Sussex; christened 11th Dec 1831 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
vThomas who was born 1834 Mount Noddy, Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1834 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
 
Generation No. 4
8. Richard Tester was the son of (10) Richard Tester and (11) Elizabeth Tester [Birchfield]. He was born 1749 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1749 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Elizabeth Tester
He married Jane Mainard on 17th Oct 1775 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1759; died Dec 1803 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 15th Dec 1803 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
iRichard who was born 1777 Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Aug 1777 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester; died Dec 1777 Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard; buried 27th Dec 1777 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
iiGeorge who was born 1781 Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1781 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester; died May 1824 Fletching, Sussex, aged 43 years; buried 5th May 1824 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
 
9. Jane Tester [Mainard] She was born 1759; died Dec 1803 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 15th Dec 1803 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
She married Richard Tester on 17th Oct 1775 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was the son of Richard Tester and Elizabeth Tester [Birchfield]. He was born 1749 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1749 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Elizabeth Tester. They had the following children:
iRichard who was born 1777 Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Aug 1777 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester; died Dec 1777 Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard; buried 27th Dec 1777 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
iiGeorge who was born 1781 Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1781 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Jane Tester; died May 1824 Fletching, Sussex, aged 43 years; buried 5th May 1824 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
 
Generation No. 5
10. Richard Tester He was born c 1725
He married Elizabeth Birchfield on 30th Jun 1745 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born c 1725. They had the following children:
iAnne who was born 1746 Fletching, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1746 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Eliz. Tester
iiRichard who was born 1749 Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1749 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Elizabeth Tester
 
11. Elizabeth Tester [Birchfield] She was born c 1725
She married Richard Tester on 30th Jun 1745 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was born c 1725. They had the following children:
iAnne who was born 1746 Fletching, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1746 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Richard Tester and Eliz. Tester
iiRichard who was born 1749 Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1749 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Richard Tester and Elizabeth Tester
 

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