Kingston  Hampshire


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

KINGSTON, a village and a sub-district in Portsea Island district, Hants. The village is in Portsea parish; stands 1 mile NE of Portsmouth; is populous and pleasant; and contains Portsea church.—The sub-district comprises a large portion of Portsea parish, a small portion of Portsmouth parish, and the extra-parochial tract of Great Salterns. Pop. in 1851, 17, 696; in 1861, 23, 089. Houses, 4, 334.

Kingston through time

Kingston is now part of Portsmouth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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