Place:


Kingston  Hampshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Kingston like this:

KINGSTON, a parish in the Isle of Wight; 5½ miles SSW of Newport. Post town, Newport, Isle of Wight. Acres, 883. Real property, £938. Pop., 68. Houses, 10. The property is all in one estate. The Manor House is picturesque. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £240. Patron, the Rev. R.Kempe. The church is small and rude, but has good early English windows, and contains a brass of

Kingston through time

Kingston is now part of the Isle of Wight district. Click here for graphs and data of how the Isle of Wight has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kingston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kingston, in The the Isle of Wight and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1724

Date accessed: 12th November 2019


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