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Kingswood,

city (1991 pop. 54,736), South Gloucestershire, SW England. A residential suburb of BristolBristol,
city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 370,300), SW England, at the confluence of the Avon and Frome rivers. Bristol, a leading international port, has extensive facilities, including docks at Avonmouth, Portishead, and Royal Portbury.
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, the city of Kingswood has printing and light engineering industries. The area is noted for its open-air chapel, which marks the site of Methodist open-air sermons on Hanham Mount by John WesleyWesley, John,
1703–91, English evangelical preacher, founder of Methodism, b. Epworth, Lincolnshire. Early Life

Wesley was ordained a deacon in the Church of England in 1725, elected a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, in 1726, and ordained a priest in 1728.
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 and George WhitefieldWhitefield, George,
1714–70, English evangelistic preacher, leader of the Calvinistic Methodist Church. At Oxford, which he entered in 1732, he joined the Methodist group led by John Wesley and Charles Wesley.
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 in the 18th cent.
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The home is situated within the Warren Estate close to the village of Kingswood which provides a comprehensive parade of local shops and restaurants, including a convenience store/post office, off licence, Waterhouse Cafe, travel agents, hairdressers, beauticians and The Kingswood Arms public house.
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Kingswood United Methodist Church in Buffalo Grove with visitation one hour before the service, Pastor James Preston officiating.
22 November 2017 - US-based middle market private equity investment firm Kingswood Capital Management LLC has completed the take-private acquisition of US-based project management provider Versar, Inc.
Severn Trent bosses have confirmed that engineers did not fix the burst water main in Kingswood Road on Tuesday until 10.
The death notices website reported Mr Courtney, from Kingswood, South Dublin, died in Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross.
Private equity firm Kingswood Capital Management has accomplished the acquisition of the leading distributor of high-end audio and video solutions AVAD.
Our Year 6 week at Kingswood took place in March, and as always, it was an amazing experience.
com)-- UK based company Kingswood Air Conditioning have launched the StaySafe App to monitor the safety of their lone working engineers.
Kingswood contains a mix of beech, ash, oak, Spanish chestnut and nothofagus on the land, which covers 22.
In what would be another major boost to the capital's growing reputation for financial and professional services, the company - which currently employs 1,300 people at two sites in the centre of the city - is expected to announce next month that its Kingswood centre in Surrey will close.
In what would be another major boost to the capital's growing reputation for financial and professional services, the FTSE 100 company - which employs 1,300 at two sites in the centre of the city - is expected to announce next month the closure of its Kingswood centre in Surrey which employs 1,700 people.
Now, Kingswood, which operates the educational centre next door, has said it will look into restoring the site.