Sarah Fretwell

1853–1 October 1854
Brampton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Fretwell was born in 1853, her father, Francis Fretwell, was 29 and her mother, Fanny Parsons, was 27. She was buried in Brampton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Francis Fretwell
Fanny Parsons
Hannah Parsons Fretwell
Charlotte Fretwell
William Fretwell
Frances Fretwell
Charles Fretwell
Frank Fretwell
James Fretwell
Mary Fretwell
Sarah Fretwell
Eliza Jane Fretwell

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in West Yorkshire, where the surname is commonest, probably so called from Old English freht ‘augury’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Fritwell in Oxfordshire is of the same derivation, but appears not to have contributed to the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Fretwell, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Sarah Fretwell, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Sarah Fretwell, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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