Kinson  Dorset


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

KINGSTONE, or KINSON, a village, a tything, and a chapelry in Great Canford parish, Dorset. The village stands on the river Stour, 1¾ mile W of the boundary with Hants, and 3¾ ESE of Wimborne r. station; is a considerable place; and has a post office, of the name of Kinson, under Wimborne. The tything comprises 4, 715 acres. Real property, £5, 237. Pop. in 1851, 918; in 1861, 1, 201. Houses, 260. The chapelry does not seem to have definite limits; and the living of it is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Great Canford, in the diocese of Salisbury.

Kinson through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kinson, in Bournemouth and Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd May 2022

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