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Fresnes-Tilloloy (or Fresne-Tilloloy) is a commune in the Sommemarker département in the Picardiemarker region of Francemarker.


The commune is situated southwest of Abbevillemarker on the D25 road


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
147 134 130 134 130 137 139
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


The name is derived from the French for the Linden (Limetree)(fr: tilleul) and the Ash(fr: frêne). and reference to the village (as Fresnum) is mentioned in 1207.Tilloloy was also noted in 1373 as Thillolay
Thilloloy and Fresnes were joined as one commune sometime between 1790 and 1794 as the commune of Fresnes-Thilloloy.

Traces of Gallo-Roman settlement have been found in the area, and the Roman road (the “chaussée de Brunehaut” is nearby

In 1346, Edward III, spent some time here

The commune was occupied from 17 February to the 9th March 1871 by the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.

Places of interest

  • The Mairie which also houses the school.

  • The medieval church, part demolished and rebuilt in 1860, is dedicated to Saint-Ouen.

Image:Autel vu de l'entrée.JPG| Autel de l'Eglise vu de l'entréeImage:Entrée de l'Eglise vu de l'Autel.JPG| Entrée de l'Eglise vu de l'Autel Image:Autel de l'eglise.JPG| Autel de l'EgliseImage:Autel dédié à la vierge.JPG| Autel dédié à la Sainte-Vierge Image:Confessionnal.JPG| Confessionnal de l'EgliseImage:Reste de la Chaire.JPG| Reste de la Chaire Image:Eglise de fresnes tilloloy 02.JPGImage:Eglise_de_fresnes_tilloloy_01.JPGImage:Clocher vue de la rue Principale, direction Abbeville.JPG|Image:Clocher de l'église de Fresnes-Tilloloy vu de la cour de la mairie (Somme-France.JPGImage:Vue de l'église et de la mairie de Fresnes-Tilloloy (Somme-France).JPG

  • The cemetery

  • The war memorial
Image: Monument aux morts 02.JPGImage: Monument aux morts noms03.JPGImage: Monument aux morts 01.JPGImage: Monument aux morts 01a.JPG

See also


  1. Source Cassini
  2. Source cassini
  3. Autre écriture de Tilloloy, source
  4. Pruvot - « Notice géographique et historique » du 10 juin 1899
  5. Baie de Somme
  6. Annuaire Mairie

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