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William Best, son of Obadiah Best, farm labourer and Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1836
Born
In the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
1838
Census
At Yewtree Cottage in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Yew Cottage in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex; William Best, M, [Son], age 4, born Sussex
1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
2nd Apr 1843
Christened
At St. Michael's Church in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Yew Tree Cottage in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex; Son; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
2nd Feb 1867
Married
Lydia Turner at St. Michael's Church in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1868
Birth of a daughter
Mary in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1870
Birth of a son
Harry in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1874
Birth of a daughter
Emily in the Parish of Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Melanie Beard's records
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Bank House Cottage in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent; William Best, M, Head, married, age 44, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gardener
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Best family records
The ancestral pedigree of William Best
   
 Thomas Best
farm labourer
m: 15th Feb 1779 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexSarah Weller 
 b: 1758 Withyham, Sussex  b: 1759 Cowden, Kent
ch: 11th Mar 1759 St. Mary Magdalene
  
     
 Sarah Hannah Anne Obadiah 
 b: 1783 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 23rd Mar 1783 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1785 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 15th Oct 1785 St. Michael's Church
d: April 1819 Withyham, Sussex, aged 33 years
bur: 1st Apr 1819 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 b: 1788 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 24th Feb 1788 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1799 Withyham, Sussex 
             
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Obadiah Best
farm labourer
m: 5th Mar 1827 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, SussexElizabeth Jane Knight 
 b: 1799 Withyham, Sussex  b: 1807 Isfield, Sussex
  
        
 George Thomas Mary William James Emily Ann 
 b: 1828 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 19th Oct 1828 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1831 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 28th Aug 1831 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1834 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 20th Apr 1834 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1836 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1843 St. Michael's Church
 b: 6th Jun 1839 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 14th Jul 1839 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1843 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1843 St. Michael's Church
d: 1907 Withyham, Sussex
 b: 1846 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 5th Apr 1847 St. Michael's Church
 
                   
Parental
record
   
   
    
 William Best
gardener
m: 2nd Feb 1867 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexLydia Turner 
 b: 1836 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1843 St. Michael's Church
  b: 1837 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 12th Mar 1837 St. Michael's Church
  
    
 Mary Harry Emily 
 b: 1868 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 8th Mar 1868 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1870 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 6th Mar 1870 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1874 Tunbridge Wells, Kent 
Family
record

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