Coldwell and Fretwell
families are linked through the marriage of Ann Fretwell and Joseph Coldwell,
both of Cawthorne, on 19 February 1735/36.
The Woodhouse and Fretwell families came together through the marriage, at Barnby Dun on 11 May 1697 between James
Fretwell (c1674-1743/4) and Mary (1675-1736), second daughter of John Woodhouse
and Hannah (née Doughty) and through their daughter Elizabeth Woodhouse who
married her cousin Michael Woodhouse of Stubs Waldren on September 20 1739. Elizabeth was sister to
James Fretwell, who kept a Diary of the events of his time, and the
activities of his family and acquaintances.
The connection between the Hobson family of Dodworth Green
and the Fretwells of Maltby was effected through the marriage between Helen
Fretwell and and John Hobson, date yet to be established. Helen was
born/baptised in 1654. Their son, also named
was another diarist, and his
reveals much about the affairs of his time.
Connected via the Maltby Fretwells.
Hoyle family were descended from the