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Fenwick Name Study

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How to Join

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Goals

This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about one surname and the variants of that name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect.

Task List

Pedigrees

The pedigrees of the Fenwick family are known to not be reconcilable. Along with the charts below, take a look at the charts of the allied families at Space: Fenwick allied families.


Fenwick of Northumberland, (MS, Queen's College Oxford)


Fenwick of Stanton, (Vis. of York, 1563/4)


Fenwick of Stanton, (Vis. of Northumb., 1615)


Fenwick of Fewnick, (Vis. of North, 1575)


Fenwick of Butterlawe


Fenwick of Wallington, (Vis. of Northumb., 1666)


Fenwick of East Haddon & of Brinkburne, (Vis. of Northumb., 1666)


Fenwick and Scurfield of Eachwick


Fenwick of Little Harle




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Hi Joe. I've just found this page. I'm a direct descendant of Edward Fenwick of Stanton Hall (1606-89), though the name itself disappeared from my tree nearly 200 years ago. All I can say is that it's something of a nightmare trying to research the Fenwicks!

They had lots of children, many of whom lived to a ripe old age, and there were several branches of the family in Northumberland. The principal children are well documented, the later offspring less well so. You may find this link interesting – it sheds some light, but is hard to follow.

Parentage of Major John Fenwick, Founder of Salem, New Jersey https://www.jstor.org/stable/20086568

Good luck with your research.

Best wishes

Richard Reed

posted by Richard Reed
The introduction says: "The pedigrees of the Fenwick family are known to not be reconcilable."

Can you say specifically where the problems are?

posted by Joe Cochoit