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Edwin Best, farmer, son of Joseph Best, farm labourer and Philadelphia Best [Ashby]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1842
Born
In the Parish of Horsted Keynes, Sussex
1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Pales Gate in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Son; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
July to Sep 1861
Married
Mary Moon; registered at Tonbridge District, Kent; ref: 1861 Q3 Vol 2a Page 638
Register of marriages
 
7th Apr 1861
Census
At Oresnash in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Edwin Best, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servant
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
27th Nov 1861
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
8th Aug 1864
Birth of a daughter
Anne in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex; registered at Uckfield District, Sussex; ref: 1864 Q3 Vol 2b Page 99
Eridge Parish Registers
Chris Moon's records
 
28th Aug 1866
Birth of a daughter
Rhoda in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
28th Oct 1868
Birth of a son
Edwin in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
2nd Apr 1871
Census
At Maplesdens in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Edwin Best, M, Head, married, age 29, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
1873
Birth of a daughter
Naomi E. in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
1875
Birth of a daughter
Mary Ann in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
1878
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
1880
Birth of a daughter
Grace in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
Eridge Parish Registers
 
1881
Birth of a daughter
Cicely (Crosby) in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Lower Grove House in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Edwin Best, M, Head, married, age 39, born Horsted Keynes, employs 1 man; occupation: farmer
1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1886
Birth of a son
John in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
1888
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
5th Apr 1891
Census
At Chillies Farm in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex; Edwin Best, M, Head, married, age 49, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: farmer
1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Best family records
The ancestral pedigree of Edwin Best, farmer
   
 Joseph Best
farm labourer
m: 24th Sep 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexPhiladelphia Ashby 
 b: 1798 Hadlow, Kent  b: 1800 Rotherfield, Sussex
  
        
 George Sarah Anne Alfred Mary Ann Owen Edwin Cicely 
 b: 1826 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 10th Sep 1826 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1830 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 11th Apr 1830 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1835 Speldhurst, Kent b: 3rd Jul 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 13th Aug 1837 St. Denys Church
 b: 8th Jan 1840 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Mar 1840 St. Denys Church
 b: 1842 Horsted Keynes, Sussex b: 1844 Rotherfield, Sussex 
                   
Parental
record
   
   
    
 Edwin Best
farmer
m: July to Sep 1861
registered at Tonbridge District, Kent ref: 1861 Q3 Vol 2a Page 638
Mary Moon 
 b: 1842 Horsted Keynes, Sussex  b: 1845 Buxted, Sussex
  
            
James  Rhoda  Naomi E.  Alfred Grace Cicely (Crosby) John William 
b: 27th Nov 1861 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 25th Apr 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
  b: 28th Aug 1866 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 25th Apr 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
  b: 1873 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 22nd Jun 1873 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
  b: 1878 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 30th Jun 1878 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
 b: 1880 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 30th May 1880 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
 b: 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 19th Nov 1881 St. Denys Church
 b: 1886 Rotherfield, Sussex b: 1888 Buxted, Sussex 
   Anne Edwin Mary Ann          
   b: 8th Aug 1864 Hadlow Down, Sussex registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1864 Q3 Vol 2b Page 99
ch: 25th Apr 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
 b: 28th Oct 1868 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 25th Apr 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
 b: 1875 Hadlow Down, Sussex
ch: 20th Apr 1875 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
          
                 
Family
record

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