A city in East Riding of Yorkshire, England, also known as Hull.
Kingston-upon-hull Sentence Examples
HULL (officially Kingston-upon-Hull), a city and county of a city, municipal, county and parliamentary borough, and seaport in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, at the junction of the river Hull with the Humber, 22 m.
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.