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Families covered: Freer of Birmingham, Freer of Blaby, Freer of Handsworth, Freer of Stourbridge

George Freer of Blaby, Leicestershire
2. William Freer (bpt 229.08.1585, 2nd son)
  m. (?) Jane (bur 19.07.1626)
  A. William Freer (bpt 16.04.1620, 2nd son)
  i. William Freer (d 1729)
  m. (07.12.1671) Grace Saveille (b 02.03.1647, d 26.05.1726, dau of George Saville of Blaby)
  a. William Freer of Blaby (bpt 01.11.1673, d 14.01.1739)
m. Alice Stevens (bur 28.05.1726)
  (1) George Freer (bpt 17.07.1708, d 12.12.1741, 2nd son)
  m. (07.02.1733) Mary Bruin (d 10.04.1783, dau of Richard Bruin of Blaby)
  (A) William Freer of Blaby (bpt 21.01.1735, d 04.01.1799)
  m. (03.02.1762) Eleanor of Blaby (d 24.10.1792)
  (i) Thomas Freer of Westcotes, Leicestershire (b 12.12.1766, d 27.12.1841, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (04.03.1799) Frances Willday (dau of John Willday of Atherstone)
  (ii) Anna Maria Freer (b 27.11.1762, d 08.12.1836)
  m. (07.10.1799) Thomas Freer of Birmingham @@ below
  (iii)+ other issue (d unm) - William (b 1764, d 29.01.1796, cleric), Mary (b 1771 d 12.03.1837)
  (B) George Freer
  m. Elisabeth Adcock of Uppingham
  (C) John Freer (b 02.03.1738, d unm)
  (D) Richard Freer (d 1806)
  m. Dorothy Bruin
  (E) Elizabeth Freer (b 1741, dsp 16.05.1809)
  m. Richard Coultoni (rector of Houghton-on-the-Hill)
  (2) Anne Freer
  m. (1728?) William Armstone of Corby
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 28.07.1706, bur 06.07.1729), William (bpt 23.05.1714), Alice (bpt 27.03.1701), Grace (bpt 17.11.1703)
  b. George Freer (bpt 01.11.1675, d before 10.1729)
  (1)+ issue - William, Anne, Grace
c. Thomas Freer of Blaby (b 18.10.1681, d 16.07.1758)
  m. (23.10.1716) Catherine (b 22.02.1692, d 02.11.1761)
  (1) John Freer of Dale End (Birmingham) & The Friary (Handsworth, Staffordshire) (b 01.03.1725, d 06.12.1808, surgeon, 3rd son)
  m1. Sarah Leacroft of Derbyshire
  (A) John Freer of Birmingham (b 12.02.1752, d 17.10.1793, surgeon)
  m. (29.06.1776) Jane Lane (d 18.07.1825, dau of Thomas Lane of Bentley)
  (i) Thomas Lane Freer (b 1777, d 15.03.1835, rector of Handsworth) had issue
m. (29.04.1800) Sarah Wetherell (d 02.01.1842, dau of Nathan Wetherell, Dean of Hereford)
  (B) William Leacroft Freer of Stourbridge, Worcestershire (bpt 20.05.1755, d 27.05.1812, surgeon)
  m. (11.02.1784) Anna Maria Hickman (d 18.01.1843, dau of Edward Hickman of Old Swinford (by Anna Maria Greene) son of Gregory of Stourbridge)
  (i) John Freer of Cheltenham & Oakford House (b 23.09.1785, dsp 02.05.1861, surgeon)
  m. Frances Whitmore (d 17.04.1873, dau of William Whitmore of Dudmaston Hall, widow of Capt. Williams)
  (ii) Edward Freer of Digbeth & Edgbaston (bpt 10.02.1788, d 04.09.1869) had issue
  m1. (1816) Mary Carless of Hereford (d 1832)
  m2. (1832), sp?) Charlotte Hickman (d 1861, dau of Henry Hickman of Claverdon)
  (iii) William Henry Freer of Stourbridge (b 20.03.1789, d 20.06.1858) had issue
  m. (24.05.1814) Maria Powell (d 27.01.1877, dau/coheir of Richard Powell of Dudley)
  (iv) George Freer (bpt 12.06.1794, d 28.09.1870, vicar of Yaxley) had issue (1dau)
  m1. Charlotte Postle (dau of Robert Postle of Norfolk)
  m2. (sp?) Hannah Bennet (widow of J. Whitehouse of Clent)
  (v) Leacroft Freer of Oakfield House, Staffordshire (b 06.03.1797, d 07.08.1887, ironmaster) had issue
  m1. Elizabeth Brown (dau of William Brown, ironmaster)
  m2. Eliza Powell (d 18.06.1885, dau of Benjamin Dudley of Dudley)
  (vi) Charles Freer of Edghill, Liverpool & Swindon Manor (b 06.12.1800, d 20.03.1887, Captain) had issue
  m. Anne Horridge (d 30.11.1893, dau of Joseph Horridge of Liverpool)
  (vii) Anna Maria Freer (b 02.12.1786, dsp 06.02.1863)
  m. (22.02.1838) George Reece (vicar of Mathon)
  (viii) Eliza Freer (b 25.03.1792, dsp 10.09.1880)
  m. Samuel Bowden of London
  (ix) Louisa Freer (bpt 09.08.1795, dsp)
  m. T. Tyrrell of Surrey
  (x) Martha Freer (bpt 29.06.1803, d 26.02.1847)
  m. Rev. Jonathan Ranklin Anderson of Glasgow
  (xi) Charlotte Hickman Freer (b 25.02.1805, d 04.1867)
m. Charles Cartwright of Bewdley
  (xii)+ other issue - Elizabeth (bpt 23.09.1784, d young), Charlotte (b 05.12.1790, d infant), Catherine of Great Malvern (bpt 15.04.1793, d unm 14.06.1891), Hickman (bpt 28.04.1798, d infant), Emma (b 06.07.1799, d unm 1829), Frances of Danesford, Bridgnorth (b 16.03.1802, d unm 14.06.1891)
  (C) Thomas Freer of Birmingham (bpt 30.06.1761, d 12.1836, Captain)
  m1. Elizabeth Somerville (d 12.01.1790)
  (i)+ issue - Edmund Hall (b 1784, d 24.10.1801), daughter (d young)
  m2. (07.10.1799) Anna Maria Freer (d 08.12.1838, dau of William Freer of Blaby) @@ above
  (iii) William Freer of Stoneygate, Leicester (b 03.11.1801, d 02.10.1873) had issue
  m. (23.12.1825) Elizabeth Walker Wood 9d 21.12.1869, dau of Thomas Wood of Leicester)
  (iv) Thomas Freer of Kent (b 10.11.1803, d 14.11.1871) had issue
  m. (12.04.1827) Frances Newsham
(v) Eliza Freer (b 04.08.1800, d 14.01.1803)
  (vi) Eliza Freer (b 10.11.1803, d 1876)
  m. Thomas Ash of Birmingham
  (D) George Freer of Birmingham & Handsworth (b 1771, d 02.01.1823, surgeon)
  m. Joanna Goodall (dau of Thomas Goodall of Coventry)
  (i) George Freer (d 28.05.1862) had issue
  m. _ Thomas
  (ii) Frances Freer
  m. (22.01.1828) R.C. Hamilton Gordon
  (iii) Kate Freer
  m. Thomas Rowley Gordon (Captain, brother of R.C.)
  (E) Catherine Freer (d 26.11.1797)
  m. Samuel Proud of Bilston (surgeon)
  m2. Mary Freer
  m3. Jane Sheldon
  (2) William Freer of Atherstone, Warwickshire (b 02.09.1729, d 02.02.1808)
  m. Mary Willday of The Westcotes (d 20.06.1779)
  (A) Thomas Freer of Caldwell , Derbyshire (b 09.07.1771, d 05.04.1850, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (23.06.1800) Mary Mousley (dau/coheir of Benjamin Mousley of Salop)
  (b) William Freer of Atherstone (b 10.06.1774, d 26.09.1857, 4th son) had issue
  m. Eliza (d 06.01.1821)
  (C)+ other issue - Joseph (b 05.02.1768, d unm 20.02.1796), Samuel (b 23.07.1772, d unm 22.03.1817)
  (3) Mary (or Catherine) Freer (b 28.04.1718)
  m. _ Holland of Tewkesbury
  (4)+ other issue - George (b 26.06.1720, m 17.01.1745 ??), Thomas (b 01.02.1724). Job (b 11.01.1732, d 18.10.1732)
  d. John Freer (bpt 30.08.1685)
  m. (1718) Eunice (bur 14.09.1754)
  (1)+ issue - John (bpt 222.10.1721, d 13.04.1810), George (bpt 04.08.1723, bur 15.12.1741)
  e. Grace Freer (bpt 01.11.1675, bur 13.01.1677)
  f. Anne Freer (bpt 21.05.1691)
  m. (23.12.1714) John Armstone
  B. Anne Freer
  m. (28.11.1633) James Greene
  C.+ other issue - Joseph (bpt 21.03.1617, bur 08.08.1626), Margaret (bpt 16.09.16--), Faith (bur 23.11.1614), Jane (bpt 16.10.1614, bur 03.08.1626)
2. John Freer (bpt 11.10.1590, 4th son)
  m. (10.11.1614) Margaret Russell
  A. Deliverance Freer of Great Wigston, Leicestershire (bpt 25.02.1615, d by 1679, butcher)
  m. (25.04.1639) Alice Renford (dau of John Renford of Great Wigston)
  i. Deliverance Freer (d by 1727)
  m. (09.11.1675) Anne Tookie
  ii.+ other issue - John (bur 20.09.1642), John (b 1646, bur 10.08.1718, rector of Knossington), Jane (bpt 24.10.1641)
3. Elisabeth Freer (bpt 20.03.1584)
  m. (13.07.1604) Thomas Ireland
4. Dorothy Freer (bpt 09.01.1589)
  m. (10.11.1614) Thomas Garrett
5. Agnes Freer
  m. (12.11.1615) William Ward
6.+ other issue - William (bur 15.11.1584), James (bpt 08.01.1587, bur 20.01.1587), Thomas (bpt 23.11.1592), Isabel (bpt 24.02.1583)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Freer of Ditchford Hall)
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