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The Anglo-Saxon society was divided into various classes, of which "The Freeman" could be described as "Middle Class" in 20th Century terms, although direct comparisons are not possible. Certainly to be a "Free born person" denoted considerable and jealously guarded status. Since most people were effectively slaves. The surname derivation is from the pre 7th Century "freo" meaning "free born" and "man" a servant or worker. The 1188 Pipe Rolls for Essex record one Freman Sceil, and this shows the use of the compound as a rare personal name. Other recordings include Reginald Le Freman, of Worcester in 1221, and Osbert Friman of Bedford in 1240...

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Cristina Freeman

My granfather was.Maxwell Freeman not sure when he came to Capetown,South africa but was 1 of 2 brothers from Ireland..told my great grandfather was to fight.not sure if i have it right.but he married my Grandmother which he met here.and my father second eldest son.was born.then.first son.died when he was father was Gert Johannes Freeman born.4June eldest of my parents children..whicj are 4.but do have half brother and sister .who was born by my fathers 1st wife.just know am.from Ireland

Darren Freeman

looking to try and find my fathers family he was born in Tipperary and migrated to australia thats all i know. He was Lenonard calder Freeman any clues would help cheers


Kenneth Freeman 11/12/1950-06/01/2018


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