The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for William Tester, farmer, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester [Smith]
Generation No. 1
  1. William Tester, farmer was the son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester [Smith]. He was born 1775 at Balcombe, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1775 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex, son of Thomas Tester and Ann Tester; died Jan 1834 at Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 61 years; buried 6th Jan 1834 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex
  He married (1) Philadelphia Knight on 5th Feb 1800 at Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex. She was born c 1780. They had the following children:
2 iWilliam who was born 14th Sep 1806 at Worth, Sussex; christened 7th Oct 1806 Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex, son of Wm. Tester and Philada. Tester
  He married (2) Harriet Rapley on 8th Aug 1812 at Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex. She was born 1786; died Jun 1830 at Brook Street, Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 44 years; buried 4th Jun 1830 at St. Mary's Church, Balcombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iRichard who was born 1815 at Cuckfield, Sussex
  iiJames who was born 1817 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1817 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, son of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester; died Apr 1829 Balcombe, Sussex, aged 12 years; buried 1st Apr 1829 Balcombe, Sussex
  iiiElizabeth who was born 1818 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 19th Apr 1818 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
  ivSarah who was born 1820 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 21st May 1820 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
  vAnn who was born 1822 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1822 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester; died May 1843 Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 20 years; buried 19th May 1843 Balcombe, Sussex
  viHenry who was born 1825 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1825 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, son of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
  viiEliza who was born 1827 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1827 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester
  viiiHarriet who was born 1830 at Cuckfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1830 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (farmer) and Harriet Tester; died Oct 1830 Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 5 months; buried 10th Oct 1830 Balcombe, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. William Tester, victualler was the son of William Tester, farmer and Philadelphia Tester [Knight]. He was born 14th Sep 1806 at Worth, Sussex; christened 7th Oct 1806 at Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex, son of Wm. Tester and Philada. Tester
  He married Elizabeth on c 1835. She was born 1806 at Nutfield, Surrey. They had the following children:
  iAnn who was born Oct 1836 at Worth, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1836 Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (publican) and Elizabeth Tester
  iiElizabeth who was born 1838 at Worth, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1838 Worth Parish Church, Worth, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (publican) and Elizabeth Tester
   

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