Frinstead  Kent


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Frinstead like this:

FRINSTED, a parish in Hollingbonrne district, Kent; 3½ miles NE of Hollingbourne, and 4¼ S by W of Sittingbourne r. station. It has a post office under Sittingbourne. Acres, 1, 273. Real property, £1, 286. Pop., 219. Houses, 37. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £240.* Patron, Lord Kingsdown. The church is early Norman, and was repaired and enlarged in 1862. Charities, £10.

Frinstead through time

Frinstead is now part of Maidstone district. Click here for graphs and data of how Maidstone has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Frinstead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Frinstead, in Maidstone and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd June 2024

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