In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Kinvaston like this:
KINVASTON, a township in Wolverhampton parish, Stafford; 2 miles SW of Penkridge. Acres, 233. Pop., 1 0. Houses, 2. James, the inventor of the fever powders, was a native.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Kinvaston has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of South Staffordshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Kinvaston and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kinvaston in South Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th October 2016
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