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Kingsey, Buckinghamshire

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Kingsey, Buckinghamshire

Kingsey is a small village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is near the boundary with Oxfordshire, about two miles east of Thame and a mile south of Haddenham. The village toponym is of 12th century origin and means 'king's island', referring to a piece of dry land that belonged to the king in the marshes that were once common in this part of the country.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7406
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01296

Other names by which Kingsey, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past


Kingsey, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kingsey, vil., Bucks, and par., partly also in Oxfordshire - par., 1445 ac., pop. 243; the vil. is 2 miles NE. of Thame.

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