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Kinson, Bournemouth

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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.
Administrative CountyBournemouth
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSZ0696
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202

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.

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