BONNINGTON, the old seat of the Boys family, in Kent; near Goodnestone, 7½ miles ESE of Canterbury. Two distinguished members of the family were Sir John Boys, of military celebrity, and Lieutenant Governor Boys of Greenwich hospital, notable for escape in the "Luxemburgh."
(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
|Feature Description:||"the old seat of the Boys family" (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")|
|Administrative units:||Kent AncC|
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