Early Irish maps from State Papers c.1558 – c.1610

 

imageThe National Archives have added early Irish maps taken from State Papers dating 1558 – 1610 to their documents online collection. The accompanying State Papers can be downloaded free of charge.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/irishmaps.asp

 

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Maps, London & History

 

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Great site for researchers in London, It says it is a site for people who love Maps, London & History and that applies to genealogists!

http://www.maps.thehunthouse.net/index.htm

 

 

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London Street Name Changes

 

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Many of the street names in London have changed over the years, this site lists over 2,000 name changes. The site can be searched old name to new name or new name to old name. Very handy.

 

http://www.maps.thehunthouse.net/Streets/Street_Name_Changes.htm

 

 

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Historic Scottish Maps Online

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The National Library of Scotland has the 1st, 2nd & 3rd editions of the Ordnance Survey maps available online. These maps date from 1843.

 http://www.nls.uk/maps/os/oneinch_1st_list.html

 

 

Old Maps online

 

Old Maps UK

 

An extensive range of digital historical maps with zoom in & out facility. These maps can be compared online with a modern OS map.

 

http://www.old-maps.co.uk/

 

 

 

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