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James Tester, farm labourer, son of Thomas Tester, farmer and Caroline Tester [Wickens]
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Date
Type
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Source
 
3rd Apr 1822
Born
At Boarshead in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
3rd Apr 1822
Christened
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; son of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Little Forest in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; James Tester, M, [Son], age 14, born Sussex
1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
13th May 1849
Married
Abigail Martin at St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch M14835-3
 
13th Sep 1850
Birth of a daughter
Sarah Ann at Frogs Hole in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Frogs Hole in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Head; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1853
Birth of a daughter
Jane in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
7th Apr 1861
Census
At Little Forest in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; James Tester, M, Son, widowed, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
Jan to Mar 1867
Married
Mary Taylor; registered at Tonbridge District, Kent; ref: 1867 Q1 Vol 2a Page 647
Register of marriages
 
2nd Apr 1871
Census
At Steel Cross in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; James Tester, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
5th Apr 1891
Census
At Boarshead in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; James Tester, M, Brother, widowed, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of James Tester, farm labourer
  
 Thomas Tester
farmer
m: 18th Dec 1801 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Wickens 
 b: 1779 Speldhurst, Kent
d: July 1861 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 82 years
bur: 6th Jul 1861 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex
  
           
Ann  William  Sarah Richard John Jane James Annesley 
b: 1802 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Feb 1802 St. Denys Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Cary Tester
d: April 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years
bur: 20th Apr 1868 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 25th Mar 1809 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 11th Jun 1809 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester and Carey Tester
d: June 1860 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 53 years
bur: 13th Jun 1860 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 9th Sep 1813 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 27th Feb 1814 St. Denys Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Carey Tester
 b: 22nd Sep 1815 Boarshead Street, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Nov 1815 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Carey Tester
 b: 1818 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Jan 1818 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
d: December 1893 Fox Cottage, Danegate, Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 76 years
bur: 28th Dec 1893 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 19th Feb 1820 Boarshead, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 4th Jun 1820 St. Denys Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
d: January 1845 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 24 years
bur: 15th Jan 1845 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 3rd Apr 1822 Boarshead, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Apr 1822 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
 b: 12th Apr 1824 Boarshead, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 4th Jul 1824 St. Denys Church, daughter of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
d: July 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 57 years
bur: 23rd Jul 1881 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
   Louisa  Thomas             
   b: 1805 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 17th Mar 1805 St. Denys Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Carry Tester
  b: 20th Feb 1811 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 17th Mar 1811 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester and Carey Tester
d: September 1816 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 5 years, son of Thomas and Cary
bur: 22nd Sep 1816 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
             
                   
Parental
record
   
   
    
1st marriage James Tester
farm labourer
m: 13th May 1849 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexAbigail Martin 
 b: 3rd Apr 1822 Boarshead, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Apr 1822 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
  b: 1st Aug 1825 Poundfield, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 30th Oct 1825 St. Denys Church, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
d: March 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 27 years
bur: 11th Mar 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
   
 Sarah Ann Jane 
 b: 13th Sep 1850 Frogs Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Nov 1850 St. Denys Church, daughter of James Tester (labourer) and Abigail Tester
d: January 1863 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 12 years
bur: 11th Jan 1863 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex 
Family
record
   
2nd marriage James Tester
farm labourer
m: Jan to Mar 1867
registered at Tonbridge District, Kent ref: 1867 Q1 Vol 2a Page 647
Mary Taylor 
 b: 3rd Apr 1822 Boarshead, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Apr 1822 St. Denys Church, son of Thomas Tester (farmer) and Cary Tester
 b: 1823 Frant, Sussex

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