Kew

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Kew is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, 1.5 mi north-east of Richmond and 7.1 mi west by south-west of Charing Cross; its population at the 2011 census was 11,436.wikipedia
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Richmond, London

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Kew is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, 1.5 mi north-east of Richmond and 7.1 mi west by south-west of Charing Cross; its population at the 2011 census was 11,436.
In 1890 the town became a municipal borough, which was later extended to include Kew, Ham, Petersham and part of Mortlake (North Sheen).

Kew Gardens

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Kew is the location of the Royal Botanic Gardens ("Kew Gardens"), now a World Heritage Site, which includes Kew Palace.
Kew consists mainly of the gardens themselves and a small surrounding community.

Domesday Book

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Kew is also the home of important historical documents such as Domesday Book, which is held at The National Archives.
The manuscript is held at The National Archives at Kew, London.

The National Archives (United Kingdom)

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Kew is also the home of important historical documents such as Domesday Book, which is held at The National Archives.
The National Archives is based in Kew in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in south-west London.

The Barn Church, Kew

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Since 1965 Kew has incorporated the former area of North Sheen which includes St Philip and All Saints, the first barn church consecrated in England.
The building, which is not listed, is on the corner of Atwood Avenue and Marksbury Avenue, in an area previously known as North Sheen and now in Kew, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

St Luke's Church, Kew

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It is now in a combined Church of England parish with St Luke's Church, Kew.
St Luke's Church, Kew, is a parish church in Kew, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

North Sheen

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Since 1965 Kew has incorporated the former area of North Sheen which includes St Philip and All Saints, the first barn church consecrated in England.
North Sheen, an area of London, England in the former Municipal Borough of Richmond (Surrey), was incorporated into Kew in 1965 when the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames was created.

River Thames

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Julius Caesar may have forded the Thames at Kew in 54 BC during the Gallic Wars.
Molesey faces Hampton, and in Greater London the Thames passes Hampton Court Palace, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames, Teddington, Twickenham, Richmond (with a famous view of the Thames from Richmond Hill), Syon House, Kew, Brentford, Chiswick, Barnes, Hammersmith, Fulham, Putney, Wandsworth, Battersea and Chelsea.

Municipal Borough of Richmond (Surrey)

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Kew was added in 1892 to the Municipal Borough of Richmond which had been formed two years earlier, and which was in the county of Surrey.
This soon expanded with consent from Surrey County Council in 1892 to cover the parishes of Kew, Petersham and most of Mortlake.

Jigsaw (clothing retailer)

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The fashion clothing retailer Jigsaw's headquarters are in Mortlake Road, Kew.
The company is based on Mortlake Road in Kew, south west London.

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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Kew is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, 1.5 mi north-east of Richmond and 7.1 mi west by south-west of Charing Cross; its population at the 2011 census was 11,436.

Dodge 100 "Kew"

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Kew Retail Park stands on the site of a former factory where, from the 1920s until 1967, Dodge made lorries with the model name Kew.
The Dodge 100 "Kew" was a range of trucks made from 1949 until 1957 by the American Dodge company at their British factory in Kew, London.

West Hall, Kew

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West Hall, which survives in West Hall Road, dates from at least the 14th century and the present house was built at the end of the 17th century.
West Hall at West Hall Road, Kew, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, is a Grade II listed building dating from the end of the 17th century.

Richmond Park (UK Parliament constituency)

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Kew forms part of the Richmond Park UK Parliament constituency; the Member of Parliament is Zac Goldsmith.
Richmond Park constituency stretches from Barnes in the north to Kingston upon Thames in the south, and includes the whole of East Sheen, Mortlake, Kew, Richmond, Petersham and Ham.

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

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One of Henry VIII's closest friends, Henry Norris, lived at Kew Farm, which was later owned by Elizabeth I's favourite, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.
Retiring to his house at Kew, away from court as from the putative crime scene, he pressed for an impartial inquiry which had already begun in the form of an inquest.

Joshua Kirby

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Joshua Kirby (1716, Parham, Suffolk – 1774, Kew), often mistakenly called John Joshua Kirby, was an English 18th-century landscape painter, engraver, writer, draughtsman and architect famed for his publications and teaching on linear perspective based on Brook Taylor's mathematics.

George Engleheart

Engleheart is generally thought to have been born in Kew, Surrey, on 26 October 1750.

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

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In 1761 the future George III and Queen Charlotte moved into the White House at Kew.
The King enjoyed country pursuits and riding and preferred to keep his family's residence as much as possible in the then rural towns of Kew and Richmond.

British shadow factories

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During the Second World War this Chrysler factory was part of London Aircraft Production Group and built Handley Page Halifax aircraft assemblies.

Richard Cook (journalist)

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D. Cook''', Cook was born in Kew, Surrey, and lived in west London as an adult.

Sarah Trimmer

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In 1759, at the urging of his former pupil the Prince of Wales (soon to be George III), her father was made Clerk of the Works to the Royal Household at Kew Palace and the family moved to Kew.

Kew Gardens station (London)

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Since 1869 rail services have been available from Kew Gardens station.
Kew Gardens is a Grade II listed London Underground and London Overground station in Kew in Greater London, England.

Dodge

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Kew Retail Park stands on the site of a former factory where, from the 1920s until 1967, Dodge made lorries with the model name Kew.
In 1933 it began to manufacture a British chassis at its works in Kew, using American engines and gearboxes.

Surrey

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Kew was added in 1892 to the Municipal Borough of Richmond which had been formed two years earlier, and which was in the county of Surrey.
Kew, historically part of Surrey but now in Greater London, features the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, as well as The National Archives for England & Wales.

North Sheen Recreation Ground

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North Sheen Recreation Ground, in Dancer Road, Kew, Richmond, London, is a recreation area and the home of Kew Park Rangers Football Club.