Hello I live in New Zealand


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Posted by Lawrence Frewin on 05 October , 2002 at 09:39:49:

In Reply to: Hello I live in New Zealand posted by Jill Frewin on 05 October , 2002 at 08:29:44:

: Hi there I am a Frewin living in Auckland NZ.
> I would love to hear from other Frewins.
> My parents were born in Leicester, UK.


Hello Jill,

Thanks for dropping by.

I have been adding some Leicestershire Frewins to the database over the past couple of days or so, so it may be worth re-checking that if you haven't looked recently.

In particular, there seems to be a connection with Quenby, Leicestershire, with Anna Frewin somewhere near the heart of it. Are you connected to this Leicestershire branch do you know?

I can tell you, having looked at both the 1881 census and 1901 census recently, that there are very few Frewins/Frewens/Fruins etc from that part of the world prior to 1900, it looks to be about half a dozen families perhaps.

The Frewen-Turner's seem make an appearance in Leicester early in the 19th century, the IGI has John Junior Frewen-Turner and Charles Hay Frewen-Turner being born in Sapcote Leicestershire.

Do you have any details of your ancestors prior to 1900 to see if we can link up some NZ Frewins with families here?

Regards

Lawrence




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