The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight]
Generation No. 1
  1. Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight] She was born 1807 at Isfield, Sussex
  She married Obadiah Best on 5th Mar 1827 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Best, farm labourer and Sarah Best [Weller]. He was born 1799 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1828 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 19th Oct 1828 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
2 iiThomas who was born 1831 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1831 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiMary who was born 1834 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1834 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
3 ivWilliam who was born 1836 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
4 vJames who was born 6th Jun 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Jul 1839 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
5 viEmily who was born 1843 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1907 Withyham, Sussex
  viiAnn who was born 1846 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1847 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Thomas Best was the son of Obadiah Best, farm labourer and Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight]. He was born 1831 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1831 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Wilmshurst on 22nd Oct 1853 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born c 1835. They had the following children:
  iWilliam Thomas who was born 1855 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1855 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiNancy who was born 1856 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Dec 1856 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  3. William Best was the son of Obadiah Best, farm labourer and Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight]. He was born 1836 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1843 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Lydia Turner on 2nd Feb 1867 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Turner, farm labourer and Mary Ann Turner [Tester]. She was born 1837 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1837 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary who was born 1868 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 8th Mar 1868 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiHarry who was born 1870 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1870 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiEmily who was born 1874 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  4. James Best was the son of Obadiah Best, farm labourer and Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight]. He was born 6th Jun 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Jul 1839 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Mary ..... on c 1860. She was born c 1840. They had the following children:
  iGeorge William who was born 1863 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th May 1863 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiEmily Jane who was born 1865 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 24th Sep 1865 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiThomas Henry who was born 1872 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Jul 1872 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
  5. Emily Jenner [Best] was the daughter of Obadiah Best, farm labourer and Elizabeth Jane Best [Knight]. She was born 1843 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1843 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1907 at Withyham, Sussex
  She married George Jenner on 6th Feb 1875 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of George Jenner, carpenter and Harriet Eliza Jenner [Box]. He was born 1850 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1850 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, son of George Jenner (carpenter and parish clerk) & Eliza Jenner; died 11th Dec 1926 at Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge Thomas who was born 1878 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Feb 1878 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of George Jenner (carpenter) & Emily Jenner; died 2nd Mar 1917
  iiKate Mary who was born 1881 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Dec 1881 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of George Jenner & Emily Jenner; died Mar 1888 Hartfield, Sussex, aged 6 years; buried 22nd Mar 1888 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
6 iiiAnnie Alice who was born 1885 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Sep 1885 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  6. Annie Alice Jenner was the daughter of George Jenner, carpenter and Emily Jenner [Best]. She was born 1885 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Sep 1885 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
7 iGeorge Edward Francis who was born 3rd May 1918 at Forest Row, Sussex; died Jul 1999 Telford, Shropshire, registered at Wrekin District, Shropshire, ref: 1999 Q3 Vol 27a Page 10
   
Generation No. 4
  7. George Edward Francis Jenner was the son of unknown father and Annie Alice Jenner. He was born 3rd May 1918 at Forest Row, Sussex; died Jul 1999 at Telford, Shropshire, registered at Wrekin District, Shropshire, ref: 1999 Q3 Vol 27a Page 10
  He married Annie Cox Rae on c 1945. She was born 22nd Sep 1916 at Falkirk, Scotland; died 2005 at Eastbourne, Sussex
   

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