'Frere2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Frere of Barbados, Frere of Harleston, Frere of Occold

                               
Thomas Frere of Occold (Ocolte) (a 1530)
m1. Margaret Bacon (dau of John Bacon of Hessett)
1. Margaret Frere
  m. John Cullum of Thorndon
2.+ other issue (dsp) - Alexander (bpt 25.12.1540), George (bpt 18.06.1542)
m2. Elizabeth Baxter (d by 1620, dau of Richard Baxter of Forncett)
4. Richard Frere of Occold, later of Harleston (Norfolk) (bpt 28.04.1548, d before 17.05.1626)
  m1. Thomasine Flowerdew (dau/heir of Martin Flowerdew of Hethersett)
  A. Thomas Frere of Occold & Bressingham (Norfolk) (b 01.1581, bur 20.01.1653/4)
  m. (c1603) Anne Wallis (bur 04.02.1661, dau/coheir of Edmund Wallis of Fersfield (by Bridget, dau of John Blomefield of Fersfield), half-sister of Roger Stone of Fersfield)
  BLG1952 ends this line by mentioning that Thomas & Anne had 6 sons of whom the youngest, John (b 1626), settled in Barbados and had issue. The following comes from various web sites, not least this one at umanitoba.
  i. Richard Frere of Harleston (b 16.04.1605, d 02.02.1645/6)
  m. (12.1636) Margaret Crevier (d 07.1660, dau of Edward Crevier of Corine, widow of John Gaudron, m3. John Croft of East Reiston)
  a.+ issue - Richard, Thomas, Tobias
  ii. Thomas Frere of Clapham (b 29.03.1607, d 18.08.1674)
  m1. (1632) Anne Browne (b c1613, d 16.01.1642/3, dau of Ambrose Browne of Milton)
  m2. (c1647) Jane Gaudron (b c1613, d 16.01.1643/4, dau of John Gaudron of Carbrook)
  m3. (before 10.1653) Anne Stone (dau of Roger Stone of Eye Luff, cousin (half-brother of Anne Wallis))
  m4. (c1664) Barbara Robinson (d 1706, dau of William Robinson of London)
  Not known of which marriage was ...
  a. Barbara Frere
  iii. Anthony Frere of Aldgate (b 1608, d 10.05.1658)
  a.+ 2 children
  m1. Anne Sandys
  m2. (25.05.1656) Beatrice Jane/Janet ??
  c.+ other issue - Reginold, Anne
  iv. Tobias Frere of Barbados (b 23.07.1617, d before 07.08.1683, Captain)
  m. (c1663) Elizabeth Middleton (d 1672, dau of Thomas Middleton of London)
  a.+ issue - Tobias, Elizabeth
  v. John Frere of Barbados (b 21.10.1626, d 15.05.1691, Colonel)
  m1. (c1653) Anne Pearson (d 11.10.1664, dau of Robert Pearson of Creoke (Archdeacon of Suffolk), sister of John, Bishop of Chester)
  a. Tobias Frere of Barbados (b 1655, d 1709)
m. (1676) Abigail Turner or Turnor
  (1) John Frere of Barbados
  m1. Elizabeth Spier
  (A) John Frere of Barbados
  m. Susanna Applethwaite
  (i) Applethwaite Frere (b 1752, d 1830)
(ii) Henry Frere, (Acting) Governor of Barbados (d 1792)
  m. (1756) Dorothy Scudamore
  (iii) Elizabeth Frere
  m. Samuel Estwick
  (iv) Susanna Frere (b 1739, d 1764)
  m. Patrick Lynch of Barbados
  m2. Elizabeth Brome
  (B) Tobias Frere married late in life?
  m. (1757) Charlotte Trevelyan
  (C) Anne Frere identified by TCB as dau of Tobias, Governor of Barbados, but no such Governor?
  m. (1735) Sir Wolsten Dixie, 4th Bart
  (2) Abigail Frere
  m. John Pickering of Barbados
  (3) Anne Frere
  m. (1713) Richard Adams of Barbados
  b. Anne Frere (b 1658, d 1693)
  m1. John Dorne or Dawn of Barbados
m2. Gilbert Ramsay (rector of Christ Church)
  c. Elizabeth Frere (b 1660, d 1730)
  We have seen a site which reports that Elizabeth m1. (1682) Thomas Townes, m2. Jonas Hudson of Barbados. The above-mentioned umanitoba site reports that she married ...
  m1. (c1678) Emannuel Hutson (Captain)
  m2. (1700) John Pilgrim (Major)
  d. Joan Frere (b 1663, d 1722)
  m1. (1678 or 1687) Thomas Lewis of Christ Church (d 1689, Colonel)
  m2. (1691) Samuel Crispe of Wimbledon
  m3. (1695) Robert Carleton of Carleton
  m4. (1704) Robert Lowther of Westmorland, Governor of Barbados
  e.+ other issue - John (b 1656, d 1708), Rachel (b 1659, d 1661)
  m2. (02.02.1664/5) Frances Seawell (sister of Judge Richard Seawell of Barbados)
  g. Mary Frere (b 1674, d 1743)
  m. (1698) Alexander Walrond of Barbados
  h.+ other issue - Frances (b 1671, d 1743), Martha (b 1672, d 1673), Alice (b 1689, d 1721)
  vi. Elizabeth Frere (b c1628, d 03.1665/6)
  m. (24.03.1650/1) John Jackson of Christ Church, Barbados (Captain)
  vii. Anne Frere (b 02.12.1611, d 01.08.1679)
  m. (02.02.1630-1) John Piddock of Barbados
  viii. Alice Frere (b 23.3.1615/6)
  m. (1633) Benjamin Payne of Barbados
ix.+ other issue - Alexander (d unm), William
  B. Elizabeth Frere
  m. William Wells or Wetboth of Wymondham
  m2. (1586) Alice Blosse (d 13.03.1639-40, dau of Thomas Blosse of Ipswich)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Frere).
  C. Richard Frere (d by 1637)
  D. Tobias Frere of Harleston (b c1590, d 06.02.1655-6)
  m. (1630) Susanna Constable (dau of Thomas Constable of Hingham, m2. John Wogan)
  i. Tobias Frere of Harleston (d 1666)
  m. (1653) Sarah Longe (dau of Robert Longe of Fowlden)
  a. Susanne Frere
  m. Francis Longe of Spixworth
  b.+ other issue (dsp?) - Robert, Sarah
  E. Anthony Frere of Mulbarton (bur 27.12.1660, rector of Mulbarton)
  m. Elizabeth Harstonge (d 30.1.1653, dau of Henry Harstonge of Wymondham)
  i.+ issue - Anthony, Thomas, John, Robert
  F. Alice Frere
  m. William Barnard of Langham
5. Anne Frere
  m. John Pach of Ocolt (Occold)
6. Mary Frere
  m. George Morffew of Hoxon
7. Grace Frere
  m. Richard Humfrey of Drinkston
8.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Anthony, Thomasin

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Frere of Maryfield formerly of Roydon Hall) with input/support as reported above
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