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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Family Time Line

Francis Fretwell
1824–1899
Fanny Parsons
1826–1891
Hannah Parsons Fretwell
1846–1887
Charlotte Fretwell
1856–1925
William Fretwell
1858–1908
Frances Fretwell
1860–
Charles Fretwell
1863–1941
Frank Fretwell
1868–1927
James Fretwell
1848–1848
Mary Fretwell
1850–1926
Sarah Fretwell
1853–1854
Eliza Jane Fretwell
1867–1950

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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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