Place:Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, England

Alt namesFrientunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
Frietunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
Frintonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
TypeTown, Civil parish
Coordinates51.833°N 1.233°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoTendring Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1901
Frinton and Walton, Essex, Englandurban district in which it was located 1934-1974
Tendring (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Frinton-on-Sea is a small seaside town in the Tendring District of Essex, England. It is now part of the Parish of Frinton and Walton (the successor to the urban district of Frinton and Walton) and has a population of 5,500 (date of estimate not given).

The parish was part of the Tendring Rural District from 1894 until 1901 when the village became an urban district. In 1934 the urban district was expanded and combined with Walton-on-the-Naze to become the urban district of Frinton and Walton. Since 1974 the area has been located in the Tendring District of Essex.

Until late Victorian times Frinton-on-Sea was a church, several farms and a handful of cottages. The seaside was developed early in the 20th century with emphasis on a golf course, a swimming pool, a tennis club, but boarding houses and pubs were banned until late in the century.

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