OS Grid Reference: TQ7470
The 1841 population was 2,142

Administrative Units

Frindsbury fell within the Hundred of Shamwell. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was North Aylesford 1835-84, Strood 1884-94, Medway 1894-1930.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.

Frindsbury included the hamlet of Upnor.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. All Saints (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. Upnor, St Philip & St James Upnor Rd.


  • Baptist: Wainscott Gospel Hall, Holly Rd. No information on registers


  • Wesleyan:   (1813).   Original registers from 1816.


For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Kent map