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Kingston or Kingstone, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Kingston or Kingstone, a village and a parish in Staffordshire. The village stands 1½ mile S of Griudley station on the Stafford and Nottingham branch of the G.N.R., and 4¼ miles SW by S of Uttoxeter. The parish extends to the river Biythe, and includes the hamlet of Biythe Bridge. It has a post office under Stafford; money order and telegraph office, Uttoxeter. Acreage, 2037; population, 252. The manor belongs to the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The living is united to the rectory of Gratwich in the diocese of Lichfield. Patron, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbofc The church wasr rebuilt in 1861, and is in the Early English style. There 19 a Primitive Methodist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Poor Law unionUttoxeter 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kingston or Kingstone from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Blithe Bridge or Blythe Bridge