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Frindsbury, Medway

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Frindsbury, Medway

Frindsbury is part of the Medway Towns conurbation in Kent, southern England. It lies on the opposite side of the River Medway to Rochester, and at various times in its history has been considered fully or partially part of the City of Rochester. Frindsbury refers to both a parish and a manor. Within the civil parish of Frindsbury Extra are the villages of Frindsbury, Wainscott, and Upnor.
Administrative CountyMedway
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7469
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01634

Other names by which Frindsbury, Medway has been known in the past

Estingham ~ Frandesberie

Frindsbury, Medway in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Frindsbury, par. and vil., mid. Kent -- par. (partly in Rochester city), 3608 ac., pop. 3815; pop. of city part, 1612; vil., 1 mile N. of Rochester; P.O.

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