Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston upon Thames,

outer borough (1991 pop. 130,300) of Greater London, SE England. Mainly residential, it has light engineering works and manufactures electronic equipment. It also contains one of the largest shopping centers in outer London. In the 10th cent. several Anglo-Saxon kings were crowned at Kingston upon Thames; the stone believed to have been used during the coronations is preserved in the marketplace. Modernization of the area began in the early 19th cent. Kingston College of Further Education and Kingston Polytechnic are in the borough. Kingston Grammar School was founded in 1561.

Kingston upon Thames

a borough of SW Greater London, on the River Thames: formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of several former boroughs of Surrey; administrative centre of Surrey. Pop.: 150 400 (2003 est.). Area: 38 sq. km (15 sq. miles)
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Address : Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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The horrified parents of Paul Dalton found the body parts of Korean-born Tae Hui Dalton on Tuesday evening at the couple's pounds 500,000 threebedroomed house in Kingston upon Thames, south west London.
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Heather, of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, said: "I think that the little red hats and boots quite suit them all.
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