Kingswood Way, CR2

Place Name

The local area King’s Wood does not get its name from any royal connection but rather a local landowner named William Kyng and his family, who indeed owned woodland around here. The family were first mentioned as early as AD1332 and by AD1595 the area was being referred to in records as Kinges Woodes.

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