Kingswood

Kingswood
Kings·wood (kĭngzʹwo͝od')
An urban district of southwest England, a mainly residential suburb of Bristol. Population: 84,200.

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      town, unitary authority of South Gloucestershire, historic county of Gloucestershire, England, situated directly east of the city of Bristol. Kingswood was closely associated with the 18th-century Methodist leaders George Whitefield and John Wesley. The town of Kingswood was formerly a dormitory community for colliers employed on the Somerset coalfield. Its industry includes printing, light engineering, and the manufacture of brushes. Pop. (2001) 62,679.

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