The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Edward Tasker, farm labourer, son of Philip Knight Tasker, husbandry labourer and Sarah Tasker [Sheppard]
Generation No. 1
  1. Edward Tasker, farm labourer was the son of Philip Knight Tasker, husbandry labourer and Sarah Tasker [Sheppard]. He was born 1789 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 12th Oct 1789 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Philip Tasker and Sarah Tasker
  He married Elizabeth Wickens on 19th Nov 1817 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens [Beach]. She was born 1795 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Dec 1795 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens. They had the following children:
2 iMary who was born 22nd Oct 1818 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1818 Dorset Gardens Weleyan, Brighton, Sussex
3 iiThomas who was born 16th Jul 1820 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1820 Dorset Gardens Weleyan, Brighton, Sussex
4 iiiEdward who was born 16th Jul 1824 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 26th Sep 1824 St. Mary's Lane Wesleyan, Lewes, Sussex
  ivEliza who was born 1st May 1826 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 19th Jun 1826 St. Mary's Lane Wesleyan, Lewes, Sussex
5 vJames who was born 18th May 1829 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1829 St. Mary's Lane Wesleyan, Lewes, Sussex
  viElizabeth who was born 16th May 1831 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
6 viiStephen who was born 27th Apr 1833 at Withyham, Sussex
  viiiSarah who was born 1st Mar 1835 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ixFrances who was born 1837 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th May 1837 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tasker (labourer) and Elizabeth Tasker; died Jan 1855 Withyham, Sussex, aged 17 years; buried 24th Jan 1855 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
7 xWilliam who was born 15th Sep 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Sep 1839 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Edward Tasker (labourer) and Elizabeth Tasker
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Mary Tasker was the daughter of Edward Tasker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tasker [Wickens]. She was born 22nd Oct 1818 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1818 at Dorset Gardens Weleyan, Brighton, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iJohn Weller who was born 15th Sep 1838 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1838 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, baseborn son of Mary Tasker; died Jan 1839 Withyham, Sussex, aged 4 months; buried 17th Jan 1839 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
  3. Thomas Tasker, farm labourer was the son of Edward Tasker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tasker [Wickens]. He was born 16th Jul 1820 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1820 at Dorset Gardens Weleyan, Brighton, Sussex
  He married Sarah Simmonds on 25th Mar 1843 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1825 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iFrances who was born 1843 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiLydia who was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiiSusanna who was born 1847 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1858 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
8 ivSarah who was born 1849 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1858 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
  vHannah who was born 1851 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1858 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
  viElizabeth who was born 1853 at Withyham, Sussex
  viiMary who was born 1855 at Withyham, Sussex
  viiiThomas who was born 1857 at Withyham, Sussex
9 ixJoseph who was born 1858 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1858 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Thomas Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
10 xBenjamin who was born 1860 at Withyham, Sussex
  xiMartha who was born 1871 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  4. Edward Tasker, farm labourer was the son of Edward Tasker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tasker [Wickens]. He was born 16th Jul 1824 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 26th Sep 1824 at St. Mary's Lane Wesleyan, Lewes, Sussex
  He married Keziah Burfoot on 5th May 1849 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Burfoot, farm bailiff and Sarah Burfoot [King]. She was born 1830 at Cowden, Kent; died Sep 1864 at Withyham, Sussex, aged 33 years; buried 12th Sep 1864 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iLydia who was born 1850 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Aug 1850 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tasker (labourer) and Keziah Tasker
  iiEllen who was born 1864 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1864 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tasker (labourer) and Keziah Tasker
   
  5. James Tasker, labourer was the son of Edward Tasker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tasker [Wickens]. He was born 18th May 1829 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1829 at St. Mary's Lane Wesleyan, Lewes, Sussex
  He married Mary Weeding on 15th May 1852 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Weeding and Hannah Weeding [King]. She was born 1831 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1832 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEdward who was born 1855 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiStephen who was born 1863 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiJohn who was born 1869 at Hartfield, Sussex
   
  6. Stephen Tasker, bricklayer's labourer was the son of Edward Tasker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tasker [Wickens]. He was born 27th Apr 1833 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married (1) Sarah Elizabeth Jewhurst on 15th May 1863 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Tonbridge, Kent. She was born 1840 at Tonbridge, Kent; died Apr 1871 at Tonbridge, Kent; buried 22nd Apr 1871 at St. Stephen's Church, Tonbridge, Kent. They had the following children:
  iStephen Edward who was born 1865 at Tonbridge, Kent; christened 30th Apr 1865 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Tonbridge, Kent
  iiThomas who was born 1867 at Tonbridge, Kent; christened 24th Nov 1867 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Tonbridge, Kent
  He married (2) Elizabeth Seillier on 24th Jan 1874 at Trinity Church, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She was the daughter of William Baker, cordwainer and Phebe Baker [Mills]. She was born 1839 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. They had the following children:
  iSarah E. who was born 1877 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiWilliam who was born 1879 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  7. William Tasker, farm labourer was the son of Edward Tasker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Tasker [Wickens]. He was born 15th Sep 1839 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Lydia Stapley on 30th Apr 1859 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of James Stapely and Elizabeth Stapely [Hayler]. She was born 1833 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Sep 1833 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born Jul 1859 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Jul 1859 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker
  iiThomas who was born 1861 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 8th Dec 1861 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker
  iiiFrances who was born 1864 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Feb 1864 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker; died May 1866 Withyham, Sussex, aged 2 years; buried 28th May 1866 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ivEdward who was born 1866 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 8th Jul 1866 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker; died Mar 1867 Withyham, Sussex, aged 10 months; buried 14th Mar 1867 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  vMaria who was born 1868 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1868 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker
  viWilliam who was born 1869 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Aug 1869 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker
  viiFanny who was born 1875 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1875 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Tasker (labourer) and Lydia Tasker; died Nov 1875 Withyham, Sussex, infant; buried 13th Nov 1875 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  8. Sarah Tasker was the daughter of Thomas Tasker, farm labourer and Sarah Tasker [Simmonds]. She was born 1849 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1858 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iAnne who was born 1871 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  9. Joseph Tasker was the son of Thomas Tasker, farm labourer and Sarah Tasker [Simmonds]. He was born 1858 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1858 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Thomas Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
  He married Sarah Ann Dadswell on 23rd Apr 1881 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of Robert Dadswell, farm labourer and Susanna Dadswell [Latter]. She was born 1864 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1864 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Robert Dadswell (labourer) and Susannah Dadswell. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th May 1883 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
  iiEmma who was born 1885 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1885 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Tasker (labourer) and Sarah Tasker
  iiiNellie who was born 1887 at Withyham, Sussex
  ivEdith who was born 1889 at Withyham, Sussex
  vAnnie who was born 1893 at Withyham, Sussex
  viWilliam who was born 1895 at Withyham, Sussex
  viiFrederick who was born 1897 at Withyham, Sussex
  viiiJames who was born 1899 at Withyham, Sussex
  ixAlice Martha who was born 1901 at Withyham, Sussex
  xMay who was born 1904 at Withyham, Sussex
  xiAlbert who was born 1908 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  10. Benjamin Tasker, carter was the son of Thomas Tasker, farm labourer and Sarah Tasker [Simmonds]. He was born 1860 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Belinda Avis on 10th Dec 1881 at Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Avis, farm labourer and Harriett Avis [Taylor]. She was born 1861 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1861 at Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAlice Mable who was born 1883 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiSidney who was born 1884 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiWilliam F. who was born 1888 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivDasiy B. who was born 1891 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   

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