Home to the notorious Kingswood Miners and infamous Cock Road Gang this is what Kingswood, North of Bristol, looked like in 1610. ‘London Waye’ is now the A420 and Bath Waye is the A431.

Map of Kingswood 1610, Gloucestershire. PlateVIIII from The History of the Parish of Bitton, in the County of Gloucester by Rev. H. T. Ellacombe (William Pollard, Bristol: 1881)‡. Found in Bristol Central Reference Library.
Map of Kingswood 1610, Gloucestershire. PlateVIIII from The History of the Parish of Bitton, in the County of Gloucester by Rev. H. T. Ellacombe (William Pollard, Bristol: 1881)‡. Found in Bristol Central Reference Library.

A full version of The History of The Parish of Bitton in the County of Glousceter. by Rev. H. T. Ellacombe can be found on Archive.org.

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