Kingston upon Thames (parish)

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Kingston upon Thames
History
 - Abolished 1894
 - Succeeded by Various (see text)
Status Civil parish

Kingston upon Thames was an ancient parish in the county of Surrey, England. It contained the following areas which eventually became civil parishes in their own right:[1]

A map showing the wards of Kingston-upon-Thames Municipal Borough as they appeared in 1868.
Daughter parish Date of creation Notes
East Molesey 1769 Local board from 1866
Ham with Hatch 1866 Local board from 1858
Hook 1866
Kew Early Absorbed by Borough of Richmond in 1892
Kingston upon Thames 1894 (from remainder of ancient parish) Same area as Borough of Kingston upon Thames
New Malden 1894 Local board from 1866
Petersham Early Absorbed by Borough of Richmond in 1892
Richmond Early Became Borough of Richmond in 1890
Surbiton 1894 Improvement commissioners from 1855
Thames Ditton 1769

The ancient parish was roughly similar to the Kingston hundred of Surrey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Youngs, Frederic (1979). Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England. I: Southern England. London: Royal Historical Society. ISBN 0-901050-67-9. 

Coordinates: 51°24′43″N 0°18′00″W / 51.412°N 0.300°W / 51.412; -0.300