'Frere1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Frere of Finningham, Frere of Roydon Hall, Frere of Sweffling, Frere of Thwaite Hall, Frere of Wickham Skeith

John Frere of Sweffling, Suffolk (a 1272)
m. Anne Thurston (dau of John Thurston of Hoxne)
1. Alexander Frere of Sweffling (a 1334)
  m. Joan Glemham
  A. John Frere of Sweffling (a 1371)
m. Joan Brampton
  i. Alexander Frere of Sweffling (a 1404)
  m. _ Holland
  a. Alexander Frere of Occold, Suffolk (d c1471, 2nd son?)
  m. Margaret Henman (dau of John Henman of Occold, sister/heir of John of Occold)
(1) John Frere of Wickham Skeith, Suffolk (d before 1532) this generation omitted by Visitation (Norfolk)
  m. Julian (widow of Richard Margery of Walsham-le-Willows)
  (A) John Frere (d before 12.10.1558)
  m. (before 08.1530) Agnes Bacon (dau of John Bacon of Hessett)
  (i) John Frere of Stuston (Suffolk), later of Wickham Abbey in Wickham Skeith
  Visitation (Suffolk) starts with this John, showing him as father, by Agnes Ryvett of Rushangles, of John who m. Anne Sandwick. We follow BLG1952.
m1. (24.05.1559, sps) Katherine Rivett (bur 28.10.1561, dau of John Rivett of Rishangles)
  m2. Thomasine Jessop of Thornton (bur 15.04.1583)
  (a) John Frere of Finningham (bpt 21.10.1569, bur 15.12.1633) - continued below
  m. Anne Sandwich (dau of John Sandwich of Finningham)
  (b)+ other issue
  (ii)+ other issue
  (B) Thomas Frere of Occold (Ocolte) (a 1530)
  m1. Margaret Bacon (dau of John Bacon of Hessett)
  m2. Elizabeth Baxter (d by 1620, dau of Richard Baxter of Forncett)
  (C) Margaret Frere
  m. John Pretyman
  (D)+ other issue - Robert (a 1530), Agnes, Awdrey
  b.+ other issue
  B.+ other issue including William



John Frere of Green Farm in Finningham, Suffolk (bpt 21.10.1569, bur 15.12.1633) - continued above
m. Anne Sandwich (dau of John Sandwich of Finningham)
1. John Frere of Finningham Hall (bpt 13.05.1606, d 09.03.1679-80)
  m. (12.09.1634) Elizabeth Sheppard (bur 02.05.1680, dau of John Sheppard of Mendlesham)
  A. John Frere of Finningham (bpt 30.01.1645-6, bur 14.01.1709-10)
  m. (16.09.1669) Anne Pretyman (bur 02.02.1724-5, dau of George Pretyman of Bacton by Susan, dau of Thomas Tyrrell of Gipping)
i. Edward Frere of Thwaite Hall, Suffolk (bpt 22.04.1680, d 06.05.1766, "only surv. son")
  m. (03.03.1711-2) Ellenor Smith (d 28.09.1763, dau/coheir of Thomas Smith of Thrandeston Hall)
  a. Sheppard Frere of Thwaite Hall & Roydon Hall, Norfolk (b 14.12.1712, d 14.07.1780)
  m. (22.06.1739) Susanna Hatley (d 30.11.1779, dau of John Hatley of London & Kirby Hall by Isabella (or Hester Whitaker, grandda of Henry Whitaker by Hester Crispe))
(1) John Frere of Roydon Hall & Finningham, Sheriff of Suffolk (b 10.08.1740, d 12.07.1807)
  m. (12.07.1768) Jane Hookham (b 1745-6, d 02.03.1813, dau/heir of John Hookham of Bedington)
  (A) John Hookham Frere of Roydon Hall & Finningham (b 21.05.1769, dsp 07.01.1846)
  m. (12.09.1816) Elizabeth Jemima Blake (d 17.01.1831, dau of Joseph Blake of Ardfry, widow of 16th Earl of Erroll)
  (B) Edward Frere of Clydach, Breconshire (b 16.09.1770, d 05.03.1844) had issue
  m. (28.07.1800) Mary Ann Greene (dau/coheir of James Greene of Turton Tower & Claydon Hall)
  (C) George Frere of Twyford House & Lincoln's Inn (b 01.04.1774, d 27.04.1854, 4th son) had issue
  m. (21.08.1806) Elizabeth Raper Grant (d 29.04.1850, dau of William Grant of London & Rothiemurchus)
  (D) William Frere (b 28.11.1775, d 25.05.1836, Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University, Recorder of Bury St. Edmunds) had issue
m. (04.05.1810) Mary Gurdun Dillingham (d 04.05.1864, dau of Brampton Gurdon Dillingham of Letton & Grundisburgh)
  (E) Bartholomew Frere (b 30.11.1776, dsp 29.05.1851)
  m. (03.1817) Cecilia Barbara y Ximines (d c08.1817, dau of Dom Pedro Creuse y Ximines)
  (F) James Hatley Frere of London (b 06.02.1779, d 08.12.1866) had issue
  m. (16.06.1809) Merian Martin or Blucke (b c1780, d 02.10.1863, dau of Matthew Blucke then Martin)
  (G) Temple Frere (b 16.05.1781, d 07.07.159, rector of Roydon then Burston, Chaplain to the House of Commons) had issue
  m. (16.04.1816) Jane Richards (d 21.10.1859, dau of Sir Richard Richards, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  (H) Jane Frere (b 16.03.1773, d 16.09.1829)
  m. (03.12.1793) Sir John Orde, 1st Bart (d 19.02.1824, Admiral)
  (I)+ other issue - George (b 14.08.1771, d infant), Susanna (b 25.01.1778, d unm 18.01.1839)
  (2) Edward Frere of Bury St. Edmunds & Wortham, Suffolk (b 20.07.1742, d 20.08.1819, Major)
  m. (01.10.1781) Mary Barker (d 12.12.1821, dau of John Barker of Shropham Hall)
(A) Edward Barker Frere (b 25.07.1782, d 11.11.1864, vicar of Biggleswade) had issue
  m. (14.07.1825) Elizabeth Hanbury-Williams (d 11.04.1871, dau/heir of John Hanbury-Williams of Great Yarmouth)
  (B) Mary Barker Frere (d infant)
  (C) Elizabeth Barker Frere (dsp 12.01.1871)
  m. Henry Barker (cousin)
  (3) Elllenor Frere (b 12.03.1744, d 01.11.1813)
  m. (01.01.1766) Sir John Fenn of East Dereham (b c1739, d 1794)
  (4) Judith Frere (b 28.09.1747, bur 22.05.1754)
  b.+ other issue - Eleanor of Palgrave (b 01.11.1713, d 31.01.1801), Mary (b 01.11.1714, bur 06.10.1716) named in MGH (source on their mother)
  ii. Susan Frere (bpt 29.10.1672, bur 13.11.1730)
  m. (02.01.1700-1) William Edwards of Wisbech
  iii.+ other issue including sons (dvp)
  B.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Anne, Dorothy named by Visitation (Suffolk)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Frere of Maryfield formerly of Roydon Hall) with some support from Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Frier or Frere) and a little from Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8, Frere of Finingham)
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