Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Bournemouth » Kinson, Bournemouth - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Kinson, Bournemouth

Local area map loading...

Kinson, Bournemouth

Kinson is a former village which has been absorbed by the town of Bournemouth in the county of Dorset in England. The area became part of Bournemouth on 1 April 1931. The village has a shopping centre and two pubs, the Royal Oak and Gulliver's, known for much of the 19th and 20th centuries as 'The Dolphin', after the boat named Dolphin owned by Isaac Gulliver.
Post townBOURNEMOUTH
Administrative CountyBournemouth
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSZ0696
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202
Population10,229
 

Other names by which Kinson, Bournemouth has been known in the past

Kingstone ~ Chinestanestone

Kinson, Bournemouth in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kinson (or Kingstone), township and vil., Canford Magna par., Dorset, 5 miles NE. of Poole, 4715 ac., pop. 3745; P.O.

Your comments about Kinson, Bournemouth

What do you know about Kinson, Bournemouth? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus