'Fretwell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fretwell of Hellaby, Fretwell of Hooton Levett (Levet), Fretwell (Frescheville) of Oldcotes

The ancestry shown for the following Robert is speculative but it is thought that the Fretwell family was a branch of the Freshevilles of Staveley.
Robert Frescheville or Fretwell of Brimington
1. Roger Frescheville or Fretwell of Oldcotes in Heath
  A. Roger Frescheville or Fretwell of Oldcotes, later of Carr & Hooton Levett (a 1530) the first mentioned by FMG
  i. Robert Fretwell of Hooton Levett in Maltby (a 1550)
  a. James Fretwell of Hooton Levett (bpt 06.02.1562-3)
  m. Catherine Bonville (bur 03.07.1613, dau/heir of Adam Bonville of Ivybridg or Wybridge)
  (1) Bonville Fretwell
  (2) James Fretwell of Hooton Levett (bpt 11.01.1600-1) named John by FMG
  m. (06.02.1627-8) Margaret Rollinson of Heardings
  (A) William Fretwell of Hooton Levett & Bramley Grange (bpt 02.1645, d 26.07.1700)
  m1. Barbara Colton (dau of William Colton of West Retford)
  (i) John Fretwell of Hooton Levett (b c1672, d 02.12.1725)
  m. Hannah (m2. John Dyson)
  (a) John Fretwell (bpt 28.06.1716, bur 29.03.1716/7?)
  (b) Thomas Fretwell of Hooton Levett (bpt 15.12.1718, d 01.09.1753)
  ((1)) James Fretwell
  m1. ??
  ((A))+ issue - John, Frederick, Thomas, Catherine, Emilia
  m2. ??
((F))+ other issue - Zaccheus, Letitia, Ann Maria
  m3. ??
  ((I))+ other issue - James, Thomas, George, Arthur William, Albert Charles, Isaac, Samuel, Mary, Eliza
  ((2))+ other issue - Thomas, Phillip, Jesse, Elizabeth, Maria
  (c) Barbara Fretwell (bpt 11.06.1713, d 18.09.1773)
  m. (26.07.1734) John Redfearne of Sheffield (b c1707, d 17.10.1777)
  ((1)) Barbara Redfearne (b c1746-7, d 10.01.1796)
  m. William Hoyle of Sheffield & Aughton Hall (b 1740-1, d 01/08.09.1807)
  ((2))+ other issue (d unm) - John of Hooton Levet (d 02.03.1794), Hannah (b 1734-5, d 26.04.1775)
(ii) Elizabeth Fretwell
  m. John Spencer of Maltby
  m2. Frances Pashley (dau of James Pashley of Maltby)
  ii. ?? Fretwell of Oldcotes
  a. Roger Fretwell
  (1)+ issue - Roger of Wingorworth (Derbyshire), Richard, Margaret
  b. daughter
  m. _ Renphale of Whittington
  iii. John Fretwell of Stokeholm or Sowcome - continued below probably of this family, possibly of this generation
  m. _ Hellaby (dau/heir of _ Hellaby of Hellaby)
  iv. Joan Fretwell
  m. _ Staniforth of Darwell
  B. Ann Frescheville or Fretwell
  m. Thomas Bosville of Doncaster (d 1552)
2. Robert Frescheville of Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire



John Fretwell of Stokeholm or Sowcome in Nottinghamshire - continued above
m. _ Hellaby (dau/heir of _ Hellaby of Hellaby) seen named in a web site as Emme, dau of Thomas
1. Roger Fretwell of Hellaby in Stainton, Yorkshire
  m. Margaret Bosvile (dau of Jasper Bosvile, m2. Richard Cosin of New Hall Grange)
  A. Ralph Fretwell of Hellaby (bpt 21.09.1558, a 04.1638)
  m1. Margery or Margaret Boroughs (bur 20.09.1602, dau of Richard Boroughs or Borroughs of Rotherham)
  i. Edward Fretwell of Micklebring (a 12.1623, dvp)
  m. (27.01.1606-7?) Jennet Clarke (dau/heir of John Clarke of Micklebring)
a. Ralph Fretwell of Hellaby (bpt 27.11.1697, d before 29.07.1681)
  m. (17.05.1630) Margaret Spencer (bur 18.05.1639, dau of William Spencer of Bramley Grange)
  (1) Ralph Fretwell of Hellaby (bpt 23.06.1631, d after 08.08.1701)
  m. Mabel Saunderson
  (A) Dorothy Fretwell
  m. John Pyott of Strathay
  (B) Marage Fretwell (bpt 14.02.1689-90, d by 1701)
  (C) Mabel Fretwell
  m. (18.11.1710) Samuel Swinfan of Birmingham
  (2) Edward Fretwell of Wickersley
  m. Lucy (bur 24.07.1727)
  (A) Ralph Fretwell (bpt 15.05.1684, a 1701)
  m. Mary (bur 07.11.1733)
  (B)+ other issue - Roger (bpt 22.05.1677, bur 06.10.1690), Lucy (bpt 1684, a 1714), Margaret (bpt 07.01.1685-6, a 1714), Elizabeth (bpt11.09.1688, a 1714), Sarah (bpt 09.01.1689-90, bur 17.10.1690),Mary (bpt 29.03.1692, bur 11.12.1697)
  (3) Hannah Fretwell
  m. Thomas Wortley of Doncaster
  (A)+ issue - Ralph, Thomas, Francis, Sarah, Elizabeth
  (F)+ other issue (d infant) - Francis, Edward, Margaret, Hannah
  (4)+ other issue - William (bpt 25.03.1632), James (bpt 16.05.1636, bur 10.1649), Alice (bpt 1639)
  b. Richard Fretwell of Hellaby (bpt 07.11.1609)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Nathaniel (b 1639, d 1661), Sarah (d infant), Ruth (d infant)
  c. Elizabeth Fretwell (bpt 12.1616, a 1677)
  m. Thomas Bowles
  d. Anne Fretwell (bpt 1619)
  m. John Gilbertthorpe of Wickersley
  e.+ other issue - Edward (bpt 12.1611), Thomas of Micklebring (bpt 06.1622, bur 1676), John of Hellaby (bpt 06.1622, bur 1684), Mary (bpt 16.06.1614)
  ii. Alice Fretwell (bur 23.07.1644)
  m. (29.01.1610-1) Thomas Bosvile of Braithwell
  a. Thomas Bosvile (vicar of Braithwell)
  m2. (11.07.1610) Dorothy Justis
  iii. Roger Fretwell of Maltby (bpt 10.1612, bur 01.08.1681)
  m. Mary Hunt (dau of Nathaniel Hunt of Swabey (by dau of Sir John Bolles of Louth), sister of Abraham of Stainton)
  iv. William Fretwell of Herringthorpe (bpt 02.04.1617, a 01.1659)
  m. (09.1651) Dorothy Pashley (dau of John Pashley of Maltby)
  a. John Fretwell (b 1652, d 1719)
  b. Elizabeth Fretwell
  m. John Hobson of Dodworth
  v. John Fretwell (a 1680, rector of Maltby?)
  vi. Dorothy Fretwell (bpt 1610)
m. Jerome Rollinson of The Hardings in Norton, Derbyshire
  a. Robert Rollinson of The Hardings (bpt 1637, d 25.03.1686)
  b. Elizabeth Rollinson (bpt 1639, a 1680)
  m. (1663) William Butler of Sheffield
  c. Sarah Rollinson (a 1680)
  m. _ Hoyland
  d. Helen Rollinson (a 1680)
  m. (03.12.1657) Anthony Chapman of Hawstinbank
  (1)+ issue - Nathaniel (bpt 1658), Robert, Robert, Thomas, George (bpt 1665), Elizabeth, Sarah, Helen
  m3. Ellinor (a 08.1632, "mother of Thomas Dawson")
  B. Alice Fretwell
  m. William Eyre of Bramley Hall

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : The document called "Historical Memorials of the Family of Fretwell, of Hooton Levett, from 1536 to 1750 descended from the Barons Frescheville of Staveley near Chesterfield" as Communicated (sic) "by Wm Dickens Hoyle, Feby 1889" (found online) with input/support from FMG (vol 4, MS616, 'Fretwell-Redfearn-Hoyle', p1286+)
(2) For lower section : FMG (vol 4, MS630-1, 'Fretwell', p1303+)
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