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Mark Tester, farm labourer, son of James Tester and Elizabeth Tester [Cheesman]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1798
Born
In the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
24th Jun 1798
Christened
At St Bartholomew Parish Church in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; son of James Testor and Elizabeth Testor
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1821
Birth of a son
John Cheesman in the County of Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
17th Sep 1821
Married
Naomi Fermor at St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; witnesses: David Bishop and Susan Cammil
Rotherfield Marriage Registers
 
1824
Birth of a daughter
Mary in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
11th May 1826
Birth of a daughter
Harriett in the Parish of Nutley, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1828
Birth of a daughter
Anne in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
12th Jun 1831
Birth of a son
Obed in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1833
Birth of a daughter
Sarah in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1835
Birth of a daughter
Ruth in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Buxted Parish Registers
 
1838
Birth of a son
George in the County of Sussex
1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
1838
Census
At Crowboro Town South in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex; Head; belongs to Withyham Parish
1838 Census
Crowborough Town, Sussex
 
Lives in a parish house and is chiefly employed in cutting litter
 
1841
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Crowborough in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex; Mark Tester, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
27th May 1843
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth at Slab Castle in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Crowborough Town in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Head; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
7th Apr 1861
Census
At Crowboro in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Mark Tester, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
20th Oct 1864
Married
Mary Bassett at St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch M14835-3
 
Jul 1875
Died
At East Grinstead Union; aged 74 years
Withyham Burial Registers
 
3rd Jul 1875
Buried
At St. Michael's Church in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Burial Registers

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of Mark Tester, 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 Mark Tester
farm labourer
m: 17th Sep 1821 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
witnesses: David Bishop and Susan Cammil
Naomi Fermor 
 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: 1799 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Mar 1799 St. Denys Church
d: April 1853 Withyham, Sussex, aged 54 years
bur: 3rd Apr 1853 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  
           
John Cheesman  Harriett  Obed Sarah Ruth George James Elizabeth 
b: 1821 Sussex
ch: 13th Dec 1821 Dorset Gardens Wesleyan, Brighton, Sussex, son of Mark Tester and Naomi Tester
  b: 11th May 1826 Nutley, Sussex
ch: 7th Sep 1828 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Mark Tester (labourer) and Nehomah Tester
  b: 12th Jun 1831 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 15th Jul 1831 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Mark Tester (labourer) and Naomi Tester
d: before 18th Jul 1831 Maresfield, Sussex, infant
bur: 18th Jul 1831 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1833 Withyham, Sussex b: 1835 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Aug 1835 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Mark Tester (labourer) and Naomi Tester
d: September 1842 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 7 years, daughter of Mark and Naomi
bur: 22nd Sep 1842 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1838 Sussex
d: June 1841 Withyham, Sussex, aged 2 years
bur: 13th Jun 1841 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 b: 1841 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 4th Jul 1841 St. Michael's Church, son of Mark Tester (labourer) and Naomi Tester
d: February 1871 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 29 years
bur: 19th Feb 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 27th May 1843 Slab Castle, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 17th Jun 1843 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Mark Tester (labourer) and Naomi Tester
 
   Mary  Anne              
   b: 1824 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 25th Jan 1824 St. Mary's Church, daughter of Mark Tester (labourer) and Nehomah Tester
  b: 1828 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Sep 1828 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Mark Tester (labourer) and Naomi Tester
              
                    
Family
record
    
2nd marriage Mark Testerm: 20th Oct 1864 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexMary Bassett 
 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: 1803 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 19th Oct 1803 St. Denys Church, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
d: January 1888 Union House, Withyham, Sussex, aged 84 years
bur: 26th Jan 1888 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex

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