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Richard Tester, turnpike toll collector, farm labourer, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester [Cheesman]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1795
Born
In the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
20th Sep 1795
Christened
At St Bartholomew Parish Church in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
29th Nov 1823
Married
Elizabeth Yeomans at St Bartholomew Parish Church in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Buxted Marriage Registers
 
1824
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1825
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
11th Aug 1826
Birth of a daughter
Matilda in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C06970-1
 
1827
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1828
Birth of a son
George in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1830
Birth of a son
Spencer in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1832
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1834
Birth of a son
John in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1836
Birth of a daughter
Martha in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
28th Jan 1837
Birth of a daughter
Eliza in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
 
1839
Birth of a daughter
Anne in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1840
Birth of a daughter
Mary in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Duddleswell in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Richard Tester, M, Head, age 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1842
Birth of a daughter
Barbara in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1848
Birth of a daughter
Harriet in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Duddleswell Gate in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Head; occupation: turnpike toll collector
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
Oct to Dec 1869
Married
Sarah Webb; registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex; ref: 1869 Q4 Vol 2b Page 229
Register of marriages
 
Dec 1875
Died
In the Parish of Withyham, Sussex; aged 78 years
Crowborough Burial Registers
 
20th Dec 1875
Buried
At St. John's Chapel in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Crowborough Burial Registers

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of Richard Tester, turnpike toll collector, farm labourer
  
 James Testerm: 10th Dec 1783 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexElizabeth Cheesman 
 b: 1752
d: May 1836 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 84 years
bur: 12th May 1836 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  b: 1762 Sussex
d: April 1845 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 82 years
bur: 3rd Apr 1845 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  
          
John  Charles Stephen George Richard Mark Luke Matthew 
b: 1784 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 11th Jul 1784 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
  b: 1788 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 28th Aug 1788 St. Michael's Church, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: May 1875 High Hurst Wood, Buxted, Sussex, aged 89 years
bur: 4th May 1875 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
 b: 1791 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Jan 1791 St. Michael's Church, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: March 1841 Hartfield, Sussex, aged 49 years
bur: 14th Mar 1841 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 b: 1793 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 27th Apr 1793 St. Michael's Church, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: February 1840 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 47 years
bur: 13th Feb 1840 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1795 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Sep 1795 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
d: December 1875 Withyham, Sussex, aged 78 years
bur: 20th Dec 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
 b: 1798 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Jun 1798 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
d: July 1875 East Grinstead Union, aged 74 years
bur: 3rd Jul 1875 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 b: 1801 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1801 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
d: December 1861 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 65 years
bur: 1st Dec 1861 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1801 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1801 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
d: Apr to June 1873 aged 72 years registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1873 Q2 Vol 2b Page 81
 
  James                     
  b: 1786 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 18th Mar 1786 St. Michael's Church, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester
d: May 1862 Buxted, Sussex, aged 77 years
bur: 4th May 1862 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
                     
                        
Parental
record
   
   
   
1st marriage Richard Tester
turnpike toll collector, farm labourer
m: 29th Nov 1823 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexElizabeth Yeomans 
 b: 1795 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Sep 1795 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
d: December 1875 Withyham, Sussex, aged 78 years
bur: 20th Dec 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  b: 1804 Maresfield, Sussex
d: March 1853 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 49 years
bur: 25th Mar 1853 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  
               
Elizabeth  Matilda  George  Alfred  Martha  Anne  Barbara Harriet 
b: 1824 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: March 1824 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  b: 11th Aug 1826 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Dec 1826 St. Mary's Lane Wesleyan, Lewes, Sussex
  b: 1828 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Oct 1828 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
d: December 1895 Lindfield, Sussex, aged 65 years
bur: 20th Dec 1895 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  b: 1832 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 15th Jan 1832 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  b: 1836 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 23rd Jan 1836 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
d: 27th Jan 1836 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 2 weeks
bur: 27th Jan 1836 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  b: 1839 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Aug 1838 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  b: 1842 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 31st Jul 1842 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 1848 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 30th Apr 1848 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 
   James William  Spencer  John Eliza Mary    
   b: 1825 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Jun 1825 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
d: March 1849 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 24 years
bur: 17th Mar 1849 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1827 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Aug 1827 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  b: 1830 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Feb 1830 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  b: 1834 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 22nd Jun 1834 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
 b: 28th Jan 1837 Maresfield, Sussex
d: October 1844 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 7 years
bur: 20th Oct 1844 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1840 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 23rd Aug 1840 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
    
                      
Family
record
   
2nd marriage Richard Tester
labourer
m: Oct to Dec 1869
registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1869 Q4 Vol 2b Page 229
Sarah Webb 
 b: 1795 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Sep 1795 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
d: December 1875 Withyham, Sussex, aged 78 years
bur: 20th Dec 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
 b: 1813 Withyham, Sussex
d: December 1887 Withyham, Sussex, aged 74 years
bur: 31st Dec 1887 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex

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