Lower Froyle 2002

Froyle has been a farming community for centuries. In 1086 the Domesday Book stated “Froyle, it was ever there....” and, even in the 21st Century, there is still a lot of agricultural land left as this aerial picture, taken from a Chinook of 27 Squadron RAF in 2002, shows. Follow the links below to the history of farming in Froyle over the centuries.

This group of pages contain stories by the late Lillian Smither of life on Sylvesters and Rock House Farm in the early 1900s

The story of hops in Froyle

Photographs of farming in the past

A sale leaflet from 1962