Frome sentence example
This will include provision of a morning commuter service from Frome to Bristol.
It flows east and south in a wide curve, through a broad upper valley past Chippenham and Melksham, after which it turns abruptly west to Bradford-on-Avon, receives the waters of the Frome from the south, and enters the beautiful narrow valley in which lie Bath and Bristol.
Edred died on the 23rd of November 955 at Frome, in Somersetshire, and was buried in the old minster at Winchester.
The meeting of roads from Bath, Frome, Shaftesbury and Salisbury made Warminster a busy coaching centre.
It lies between the rivers Frome and Piddle, r 2 m.Advertisement
After the Restoration he was successively rector of Wimbush, Essex, vicar of Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, rector of Streat and Walton.
It is unevenly built on high ground above the river Frome, which is here crossed by a stone bridge of five arches.
It was formerly called Frome or Froome Selwood, after the neighbouring forest of Selwood; and the country round is still richly wooded and picturesque.
The Saxon occupation of Frome (From) is the earliest of which there is evidence, the settlement being due to the foundation of a monastery by Aldhelm in 705.
A witenagemot was held there in 934, so that Frome must already have been a place of some size.Advertisement
Local tradition asserts that Frome was a medieval borough, and the reeve of Frome is, occasionally mentioned in documents after the reign of Edward I., but there is no direct evidence that Frome was a borough and no trace of any charter granted to it.
Frome was never incorporated.
The manufacture of woollen cloth has been established since the 15th century, Frome being the only Somerset town in which this staple industry has flourished continuously.
The Five Mile Act drove him to Frome Selwood, and in that neighbourhood he preached until his death on the 22nd of December 1681.
The community at Malmesbury increased, and Aldhelm was able to found two other monasteries to be centres of learning at Frome and at Bradford on Avon.Advertisement
For big grayling, there are few better places than the Frome below Dorchester, where fish of well over two pounds are common.
The Frome process used woad, a blue dye associated with Brits since Caesar visited.
Mr and Mrs wort then went on to raise more funds and donated a defibrillator to Frome Victoria Hospital.
Mr and Mrs Wort then went on to raise more funds and donated a defibrillator to Frome Victoria Hospital.
They retired to Frome in the early nineteen seventies from Clapham where they were involved in local amateur dramatics.Advertisement