Posted by Elaine Frewin on May 27, 1999 at 09:34:15:
In Reply to: Message from Margaret Frewin in Australia posted by Lawrence Frewin on August 21, 1998 at 07:47:03:
We are sisters Jillian and Elaine Frewin and we live in New Zealand.
> We do not know who our paternal great-grandfather is on the Frewin side.
> We would really like to know who he was.
> Our father is Douglas Robert Frewin born 3 March 1929 in Leicester England
> (emigrated to NZ in 1958, now lives in Auckland with wife Gina and has 4
> adult daughters - ourselves and sisters Marilyn and Anne - we now all have
> children too).
> Our paternal grandfather was Frederick William Gibbins Frewin born UK
> 1909 (married Zillah, had two sons Fred (1926) and Douglas (1929) and
> emigrated to NZ about 1956).
> Our paternal great-grandmother was named Francis Adelaide (unsure of her
> surname). We know she had four children and was not married to their
> but he provided for them fully while still being married to someone else.
> We are unsure of Francis Adelaide's birth surname or what surname she used
> in her adult life. Maybe she was born a Frewin or a Gibbins or maybe the
> father of her children was a Frewin or a Gibbins. We would like to find
> this out.
> Francis immigrated to Australia with three of her four children (Elizabeth
> known as Betty, Charles and George) in approx 1926. Her youngest son (our
> grandfather) Frederick did not leave the UK for Australia as he then
> Zillah and had our Uncle Fred (who now lives in Auckland) and our father,
> We would love to know alot more. We have looked through both NZ and
> Australia sites.
> We would appreciate any information you have or any ideas for where we can
> view documents that might help....... Jill and Elaine Frewin (Email
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