Kingston upon the Thames, also known as Kingston, is the principal settlement of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon the Thames in southwest London. It was the ancient market town where Saxon kings were crowned.
Kingston was part of the large ancient parish in the country of Surrey and the town was an ancient borough, reformed in 1835. It has been the location of Surrey Country Hall from 1893, extraterritoriality in terms of local government administration since Kingston became part of Greater London in 1965. Read More