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Fraisthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Fraisthorpe, a township and a chapelry in the parish of Carnaby, Bridlington union, E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the coast, 2½ miles SSE of Carnaby railway station, and 4½ S by W of Bridlington. Post town, Hull; money order and telegraph office, Bridlington. Acreage, 1824; population, 95. The living is a chapelry, belonging to the vicarage of Carnaby, and held with that of Boynton, in the diocese of York; joint net yearly value, £199 with residence. The Strickland family are lords of the manor and sole landowners. Framcote. See FARMCOTE. Framfield, a village and a parish in Sussex. The village stands near the river Ouse, 1½ mile E by S of Uckfield station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office. The parish comprises 6468 acres; population, 1663. Framfield Park is a principal residence. Some of the land is under hops. Iron-working was once carried on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester; value, £380 with residence. The church is ancient, cruciform, and good, and has a brass of 1595. There is a Baptist chapel. Blackboys is a village in this parish.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO15
Post TownBridlington