Its full name, not in general use, is Kingston-upon-Hull.
Shortly afterwards Edward I., seeing its value as a port, obtained the town from the monks in exchange for other lands in Lincolnshire and changed its name to Kingston-upon-Hull.
He sent commissioners, in 1303 to inquire how and where the roads to the "new town of Kingston-upon-Hull" could best be made, and in 1321 Edward II.
The charter also granted that the above places with the town itself should become the county of the town of Kingston-upon-Hull.
He served his first curacy at St Nicholas, Kingston upon Hull in the Diocese of York.