South Kensington  Middlesex


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described South Kensington like this:

South Kensington, dist. and ry. sta., Kensington par., Middlesex, pop. 9107; the sta. is 1½ mile W. of Victoria Station. The South Kensington Museum of Science and Art stands upon 12 acres of land, and was founded in 1855; the present buildings were commenced 10 years later.

The location is that of South Kensington Underground station. Additional information about this locality is available for Kensington

South Kensington through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of South Kensington, in Kensington and Chelsea and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th September 2021

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