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Kensal Town, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

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Kensal Town, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

Kensal Town is a district of London, England. It is located at the boundary of the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, at grid reference TQ243821. It is included in the W postcode area and was first recorded in 1876 as Kensal New Town. This name had been used since the 1840s to distinguish the area south of the Harrow Road where new housing was largely occupied by Irish immigrants.
Administrative CountyRoyal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2482
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
 

Kensal Town, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kensal Town, eccl. dist., Chelsea and Paddington pars., Middlesex, in W. of London, pop. 9377.

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