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Descendant's report for Ansley Marchant [Tester] [Newnham], daughter of Robert Newnham, farm labourer and Philadelphia Newnham [Winn]
Generation No. 1
  1. Ansley Marchant [Tester] [Newnham] 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
  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 at 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 at Slider's Farm, Fletching, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1847 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
2 iiiJohn Robert who was born 1850 at 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 at 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 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 9th Dec 1855 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Annslie Tester
3 viEdward who was born 1859 at 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. 2
  2. John Robert Tester, farm labourer was the son of Edward Tester, farm labourer and 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at Nutley, Sussex; christened 16th Jun 1889 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Martha Tester
   
  3. Edward Tester, labourer was the son of Edward Tester, farm labourer and Ansley Tester [Newnham]. He was born 1859 at Mopes, Danehill, Sussex; christened 8th May 1859 at All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, son of Edward Tester (labourer) and Ansley Tester
  He married Alice Elphick on Oct to Dec 1882, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1882 Q4 Vol 2b Page 225. She was born c 1860. They had the following children:
  iHarriet Ansley who was born 1883 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 30th Dec 1883 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Alice Tester
  iiLilian Kate who was born 1885 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1885 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Alice Tester
  iiiAnnie May who was born 1889 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 17th Feb 1889 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of Edward Tester (labourer) and Alice Tester
   

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