The surname Fenwick has an established history in Great Britain dating back to the middle ages. Records dating back to 1036 suggest there was a contingency of Fenwick's in the county of Surrey. In the seventeenth century a considerable group of settlers known as Fenwick's migrated to America.
Fenwick is the 1920th most popular last name in the UK. There are approximately 53760 with the surname Fenwick living in Europe. The nineteen eleven census carried out by H.M. Treasury for the UK and Ireland shows the highest number of Fenwick's in the county of Leicestershire. If history is to be believed the late 18th century Fenwick's liked a drink or two. Never too far from controversy 2 brothers Dean Fenwick and John Fenwick were sent to jail in 1907 for stealing a bicycle. 115
Traits associated with Fenwick
Perky and friendly is how previous generations of the Fenwick family can be described. Fenwicks are believed to be linked to Mercury which causes them to often be inteligent.
Famous Fenwick's include: