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Ancestry report for Louisa Tester [Tester], daughter of John Tester, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tester [Mays]
Generation No. 1
1. Louisa Tester [Tester] was the daughter of (2) John Tester, farm labourer and (3) Elizabeth Tester [Mays]. She was born 1843 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1843 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
She married James Cook Tester on July to Sep 1866, registered at St. Georges, Hanover Square District, London, ref: 1866 Q3 Vol 1a Page 668. He was the son of unknown father and Hannah Tester. He was born 1843 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Oct 1843 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, baseborn son of Hannah Tester, widow. They had the following children:
iFrederick James who was born 1867 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 24th Mar 1867 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of James Cooke Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
iiMinnie Elizabeth who was born 1868 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Nov 1868 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of James Cook Tester (labourer) and Louisa Tester
iiiAlice Louisa who was born 1871 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 24th Sep 1871 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of James Cooke Tester (smith) and Louisa Tester
ivOlive Mary who was born 1872 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1872 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of James Cooke Tester (smith) and Louisa Tester
vArthur John who was born 1874 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 26th Jul 1874 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of James Cook Tester (smith) and Louisa Tester
viAlexander Ebenezer who was born 1876 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 2nd Jan 1876 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
viiAmy Fanny who was born 1878 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1878 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
viiiLilian Annie who was born 1880 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 24th Oct 1880 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester; died Mar 1881 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 7 months; buried 12th Mar 1881 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
ixMabel Eleanor who was born 1882 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1882 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
xHarold George who was born 1884 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of James Cook Tester (blacksmith) and Louisa Tester
 
Generation No. 2
2. John Tester, gardener was the son of (4) George Tester, farm labourer and (5) Jane Tester [Winn]. He was born 1819 at Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1819 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1894 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 6th Jan 1894 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
He married (1) Elizabeth Mays on 7th Jul 1841 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1821 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Aug 1864 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 1st Aug 1864 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
iLouisa who was born 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1843 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
iiEbenezer who was born 1846 East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiJoseph who was born 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 12th Nov 1848 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
ivFanny who was born 1851 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1851 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
vMary Ann who was born 1853 Forest, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1853 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester; died Feb 1870 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 18 years; buried 5th Feb 1870 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viFrederick who was born 1855 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Dec 1855 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester; died Apr 1858 Quarry Farm, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 2 years; buried 3rd Apr 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiGeorge who was born 1858 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 9th May 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
viiiElizabeth Jane who was born 1861 Kidbrooke, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 4th Aug 1861 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (gardener) and Elizabeth Tester
He married (2) Laura Tuckey on Apr to June 1879, registered at St. Georges, Hanover Square District, London, ref: 1879 Q2 Vol 1a Page 732. She was born 1834 at Brixton, Surrey
 
3. Elizabeth Tester [Mays] She was born 1821 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Aug 1864 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 1st Aug 1864 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
She married John Tester on 7th Jul 1841 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of George Tester, farm labourer and Jane Tester [Winn]. He was born 1819 at Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1819 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1894 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 6th Jan 1894 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
iLouisa who was born 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1843 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
iiEbenezer who was born 1846 East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiJoseph who was born 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 12th Nov 1848 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
ivFanny who was born 1851 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1851 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
vMary Ann who was born 1853 Forest, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1853 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester; died Feb 1870 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 18 years; buried 5th Feb 1870 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viFrederick who was born 1855 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Dec 1855 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester; died Apr 1858 Quarry Farm, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 2 years; buried 3rd Apr 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiGeorge who was born 1858 Stone Quarry, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 9th May 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, son of John Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
viiiElizabeth Jane who was born 1861 Kidbrooke, Forest Row, Sussex; christened 4th Aug 1861 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (gardener) and Elizabeth Tester
 
Generation No. 3
4. George Tester, farm labourer He was born 1789 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Nov 1881 at Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 95 years; buried 15th Nov 1881 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
He married Jane Winn on 3rd May 1807 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. She was born 1788 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan 1868 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 25th Jan 1868 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiEleanor who was born 1810 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1810 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiiHannah Matilda who was born 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
ivAnn who was born 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
vWinifred who was born 1815 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1815 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
viGeorge Henry who was born 1817 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (farmer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1886 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 16th Jan 1886 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiJohn who was born 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiiJane who was born 1823 Hindleaf Warren, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1823 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 
5. Jane Tester [Winn] She was born 1788 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan 1868 at Forest Row, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 25th Jan 1868 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
She married George Tester on 3rd May 1807 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. He was born 1789 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died Nov 1881 at Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 95 years; buried 15th Nov 1881 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiEleanor who was born 1810 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1810 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
iiiHannah Matilda who was born 1811 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1811 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester
ivAnn who was born 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
vWinifred who was born 1815 Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1815 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
viGeorge Henry who was born 1817 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (farmer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1886 Thompsett's Bank, Forest Row, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 16th Jan 1886 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiJohn who was born 1819 Ashdown Forest, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1819 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester; died Jan 1894 Forest Row, Sussex, aged 74 years; buried 6th Jan 1894 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiiJane who was born 1823 Hindleaf Warren, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1823 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester (labourer) and Jane Tester
 

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