Trewick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Trewick family

The surname Trewick was first found in Northumberland where Trewick is a township on the river Blyth, 3 miles south-east from Bolam in Northumberland. "Treweek is known to mean sweet, beloved town or village. " [1]

"This place was a member of the barony of Bolam, and in 1240 was holden of it by the soccage service of half a mark by Robert de Trewick, of whose family notices continue to occur till the 14th century." [2]

Early History of the Trewick family

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Trewick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Treweek, Trewick, Treweeks and others.

Early Notables of the Trewick family (pre 1700)

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United States Trewick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Trewick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Janet Trewick, aged 55, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Thomas Matthew Trewick, aged 65, who immigrated to America, in 1911

Contemporary Notables of the name Trewick (post 1700) +

  • Yvonne Trewick, American actress, known for Brum (1991)
  • Rachel Trewick, English cleric, Bishop of Gloucester, the first woman to serve as a diocesan bishop in the Church of England in 2015
  • Sarah C. Trewick, English researcher at the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute, Clare Hall Laboratories, South Mimms, Hertfordshire
  • John Trewick (b. 1957), English football coach and former midfielder
  • Alan Trewick (1941-1993), English footballer from Blyth, England who played as a centre-forward (1959-1960)
  • George Trewick (1933-2003), English footballer who played from 1956 to 1960 for Gateshead
  • Steve A. Trewick, New Zealand researcher at the Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Robert Trewick Bone (1790-1840), English painter of sacred, classical and genre scenes


  1. ^ Charnock, Richard, Stephen, Ludus Patronymicus of The Etymology of Curious Surnames. London: Trubner & Co., 60 Paternoster Row, 1868. Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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