"FRINTON, a parish in the hundred of TENDRING,
county of ESSEX, 13 miles (S. E.) from Manningtree,
containing 45 inhabitants. The living is a discharged
rectory, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese
of London, rated in the king's books at £7 6. 8. W.
Lushington, Esq. was patron in 1818. This parish lies
on the shore of the North sea, which is continually encroaching
on the land." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]