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Frenze, Norfolk

Historical Description

Frenze, an ecclesiastical parish in the civil parish of Scole, Norfolk, on the S border of the county, and on an affluent of the river Waveney, near Diss station on the G.E.R., 1½ mile E by N of Diss. Population, 42> Post town, money order, and telegraph office, Diss, -The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross yearly value, o£80. The church, a small but .ancient edifice of rubble in the Early English style, has eight brasses of the Blennerhassetts, and is good.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishFrenze St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionDepwade 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictSouth Norfolk
Postal districtIP21