Froyle (St. Mary)
FROYLE (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Alton, Alton and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 3½ miles (N. E.) from Alton; containing 849 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Wey, and comprises about 3500 acres. The surface is hilly, and from some of the heights are obtained pleasing and extensive views of the surrounding country; the soil is generally a deep rich loam. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £11. 12. 3½.; net income, £245; patron and impropriator, the Rev. Sir Thomas C. Miller, Bart.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.