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Mary Ann Tester [Best], daughter of Henry Best, farm labourer and Mary Best [Brown]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1836
Born
In the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Fords Green in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Mary Best, F, [Daughter], age 6, born Sussex
1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Nutley Village in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Daughter
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
Apr to June 1858
Married
John Tester; registered at Uckfield District, Sussex; ref: 1858 Q2 Vol 2b Page 137
Register of marriages
 
1859
Birth of a daughter
Ellen in the Parish of Frant, Sussex
Frant Parish Registers
 
7th Apr 1861
Census
At Knowle Cottage, Frant Road in the Parish of Frant, Sussex; Mary Ann Tester, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Maresfield, Sussex
1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Best family records
Tester, Testor, Teaster, Testa family records
The ancestral pedigree of Mary Ann Tester [Best]
  
 John Best
labourer
m: 12th Oct 1811 St. Peter's Church, Chailey, Sussex
witnesses: John Allen and Sarah Brooks
Elizabeth Ridley 
 b: 1788
d: December 1826 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 38 years
bur: 17th Dec 1826 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  b: 1791
d: December 1841 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 50 years
bur: 26th Dec 1841 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  
      
 Henry Reuben Elizabeth John Caroline 
 b: 1812 Chailey, Sussex
ch: 15th Nov 1812 St. Peter's Church, son of John Best and Elizabeth Best
 b: 1816 Chailey, Sussex
ch: 23rd Jun 1816 St. Peter's Church, son of John Best and Eliz'th Best
 b: 1818 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Mar 1818 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of John Best (labourer) and Elizabeth Best
 b: 1820 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Oct 1820 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of John Best (labourer) and Elizabeth Best
d: December 1878 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 60 years
bur: 13th Dec 1878 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
 b: 1826 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Feb 1826 St Bartholomew Parish Church, daughter of John Best (labourer) and Elizabeth Best
 
             
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Henry Best
farm labourer
m: 29th Apr 1833 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexMary Brown 
 b: 1812 Chailey, Sussex
ch: 15th Nov 1812 St. Peter's Church, son of John Best and Elizabeth Best
  b: 1812 Tonbridge, Kent
  
        
 Sarah Mary Ann Sophia Henry Harriet Lucy Naomi 
 b: 1834 Sussex b: 1836 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1838 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1840 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Feb 1840 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Henry Best (labourer) and Mary Best
 b: 1842 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1847 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1853 Maresfield, Sussex 
                
Parental
record
   
   
    
 John Tester
road man
m: Apr to June 1858
registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1858 Q2 Vol 2b Page 137
Mary Ann Best 
 b: 1834 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 22nd Jun 1834 St Bartholomew Parish Church, son of Richard Tester (labourer) and Elizabeth Tester
  b: 1836 Maresfield, Sussex
  
  
 Ellen 
 b: 1859 Frant, Sussex
ch: 16th Aug 1859 St. Alban's Church, daughter of John Tester (labourer) and Mary Anne Tester
d: before 20th Aug 1859 Frant, Sussex, aged 18 days
bur: 20th Aug 1859 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
 
Family
record

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