Early-attested site in the Parish of Burwash
- Franchis 1610 Norden
- Frenches 1614 SRS14,187 1823 G
- Fraunceys per Agn' atte Welde 1422 IpmR
Franchise is Franchis 1610 Norden, Frenches 1614 SRS 14, 187, 1823 G, probably deriving from a pers. name. Possibly it is the manor of Fraunceys per Agn ' atte Welde (? Burwash Weald) of 1422 IpmR.