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Hook, Kingston upon Thames

Hook is a place in south west London, England. It forms part of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and is located 13.5 miles (21.7 km) south west of Charing Cross. Hook was a civil parish which formed part of the Surbiton Urban District of Surrey from 1895. The urban district became a municipal borough in 1936 and in 1965 its former area was transferred to Greater London.
Post townCHESSINGTON
Administrative CountyKingston upon Thames
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1864
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
Population19,433 (Chessington North and Hook and Chessington South wards 2007)
 

Hook, Kingston upon Thames in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hook, township and hamlet, Kingston upon Thames par., mid. Surrey, 2 miles S. of Kingston, 492 ac., pop. 414; P.O.

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