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Mathew Tester, farm labourer, son of Spencer Tester, farmer and Maria Tester [Reed]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
25th Mar 1863
Born
In the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
High Hurstwood Parish Registers
 
8th Apr 1877
Christened
At Holy Trinity Church in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex; son of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Phoebe Tester
High Hurstwood Parish Registers
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Basset House, Browns Brook in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex; Mathew Tester, M, Son, single, age 18, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
Oct to Dec 1885
Married
Sarah Collins; registered at Uckfield District, Sussex; ref: 1885 Q4 Vol 2b Page 217
Register of marriages
 
1886
Birth of a son
Gilbert in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1887
Birth of a daughter
Amelia in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1890
Birth of a daughter
Lily Docia in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Parish Registers
 
1894
Birth of a daughter
Annie at Fairwarp in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
 
2nd Apr 1911
Census
At Glencoe Villas, West Street, Jarvis Brook in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex; Matthew Tester, M, Head, married, age 47, born Brownsbrook; occupation: farm labourer
1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of Mathew 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
                     
                        
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 Matthew Tester
farm labourer
m: 10th Apr 1828 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexCaroline Gilbert 
 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
  b: 1807 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 19th Jul 1807 St. Denys Church
d: December 1864 Buxted, Sussex, aged 57 years
bur: 4th Dec 1864 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  
      
 Spencer Matthew Job Amelia Moses 
 b: 1829 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 7th Jun 1829 St. Michael's Church, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Caroline Tester
 b: 1831 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 7th Jul 1831 St. Michael's Church, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Cary Tester
 b: 1833 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Jun 1833 St. Michael's Church, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Cary Tester
 b: 1836 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 30th Jul 1836 St. Michael's Church, daughter of Mathew Tester (labourer) and Carey Tester
 b: 1842 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 28th Aug 1842 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Cary Tester
 
               
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
1st marriage Spencer Tester
farmer
m: Apr to June 1857
registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1857 Q2 Vol 2b Page 153
Maria Reed 
 b: 1829 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 7th Jun 1829 St. Michael's Church, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Caroline Tester
  b: 1825 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 20th Nov 1825 St. Margaret's Church
d: January 1861 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 36 years
bur: 20th Jan 1861 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  
         
Trayton Frank Phoebe Mary Anne John Mathew Charles Fanny 
b: 26th Jan 1852 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1861 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Maria Tester
 b: 6th Jun 1854 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1861 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Maria Tester
 b: 4th Jul 1858 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1861 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Maria Tester
 b: 1860 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Dec 1860 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Maria Tester
d: March 1861 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 5 months
bur: 24th Mar 1861 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1862 Maresfield, Sussex b: 25th Mar 1863 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 8th Apr 1877 Holy Trinity Church, son of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Phoebe Tester
 b: 1866 Buxted, Sussex b: 1868 Buxted, Sussex 
                  
Parental
record
   
   
   
 Matthew Tester
farm labourer
m: Oct to Dec 1885
registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1885 Q4 Vol 2b Page 217
Sarah Collins 
 b: 25th Mar 1863 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 8th Apr 1877 Holy Trinity Church, son of Spencer Tester (labourer) and Phoebe Tester
  b: 1865 Pembury, Kent
  
     
 Gilbert Amelia Lily Docia Annie 
 b: 1886 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Apr 1886 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Sarah Tester
 b: 1887 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 23rd Sep 1887 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Sarah Tester
d: October 1887 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 3 weeks
bur: 1st Oct 1887 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1890 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Mar 1890 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Sarah Tester
 b: 1894 Fairwarp, Maresfield, Sussex 
          
Family
record

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