The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Harriet Tester [Ridley]
Generation No. 1
  1. Harriet Tester [Ridley] She was born 1836 at Maresfield, Sussex
  She married Matthew Tester on c 1853. He was the son of Matthew Tester, farm labourer and Caroline Tester [Gilbert]. He was born 1831 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Jul 1831 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Cary Tester. They had the following children:
  iJames who was born 1854 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 19th Nov 1854 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester; died Feb 1878 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 23 years; buried 12th Feb 1878 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  iiMillie who was born 1856 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 25th May 1856 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  iiiFrederic who was born 1858 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1858 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester; died Sep 1859 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 1 year 6 months; buried 25th Sep 1859 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
2 ivWalter who was born 1860 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1860 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
3 vJulia who was born 1862 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1862 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
4 viAnne who was born 1864 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Jan 1864 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  viiMary who was born 1866 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Sep 1866 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  viiiAlice who was born 1868 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 24th May 1868 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  ixGeorge who was born 1870 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1870 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  xEmily who was born 1872 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 12th May 1872 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  xiAda who was born 1874 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1874 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
5 xiiOwen who was born 1877 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 6th May 1877 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  xiiiKate who was born 1878 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 6th Oct 1878 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Walter Tester, labourer was the son of Matthew Tester, farm labourer and Harriet Tester [Ridley]. He was born 1860 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1860 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  He married Annie Mitchell on Jan to Mar 1881, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q1 Vol 2b Page 171. She was the daughter of Thomas Mitchell, gardener and Sarah Mitchell. She was born 1860 at East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAnsley who was born Dec 1881 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 4th Dec 1881 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Walter Tester (labourer) and Annie Tester
  iiWalter who was born 1883 at Daleham, Fletching, Sussex; christened 4th Nov 1883 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Walter Tester (labourer) and Anne Tester
  iiiAda who was born 1885 at Daleham, Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Sep 1885 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Walter Tester (labourer) and Anne Tester; died Dec 1886 Fletching, Sussex, aged 16 months; buried 14th Dec 1886 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  ivEmily who was born 1887 at Daleham, Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st May 1887 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Walter Tester (labourer) and Annie Teter
  vJames who was born 1890 at Piltdown, Sussex; christened 3rd Aug 1890 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Walter Tester (labourer) and Anne Tester
  viClara who was born 1893 at Daleham, Fletching, Sussex; christened 5th Mar 1893 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Walter Tester (carter) and Annie Teter
   
  3. Julia Tester was the daughter of Matthew Tester, farm labourer and Harriet Tester [Ridley]. She was born 1862 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1862 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iFrederick James who was born 1886 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1886 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Julia Tester (spinster)
  iiEdith Kate who was born 1888 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 19th Feb 1888 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, illegitimate daughter of Julia Tester
   
  4. Anne Tester was the daughter of Matthew Tester, farm labourer and Harriet Tester [Ridley]. She was born 1864 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Jan 1864 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iAlbert William who was born 1887 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 21st Aug 1887 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Annie Tester (spinster)
   
  5. Owen Tester, farm labourer was the son of Matthew Tester, farm labourer and Harriet Tester [Ridley]. He was born 1877 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 6th May 1877 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester
  He married Celinda Morris on Oct to Dec 1904, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1904 Q4 Vol 2b Page 281. She was the daughter of Aaron Morris, nursery labourer and Sarah Morris [Weston]. She was born 1873 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1873 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris. They had the following children:
  iLois Millicent who was born 1905 at Maresfield, Sussex
  iiDorothy Ruth who was born 1907 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiiFrederick Owen Matthew who was born 1909 at Crowborough, Sussex
   

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