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Survey of English Place-Names

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King's Wd

Other OS name in the Parish of Wimborne St Giles

Historical Forms

  • Kinges, Kynges 1280 Ass, QW
  • King(e)s 1618 Map 1620 Hutch3


, 1838TA , Kinges , Kynges 1280Ass ,QW, King (e )s 1618Map , 1620 Hutch3 , perhaps alluding to royal possession , v. cyning , but cf. Robert Kyng '1332 SR .