Historic Maps

Ordinance Survey Maps

View Historic Maps of England and Wales  for colour images of the Ordinance Survey’s six-inch to the mile (1:10,560) mapping of England and Wales, available from the National Library of Scotland. These represent the most comprehensive, topographic mapping covering all of England and Wales from the 1840s to the 1950s. It is fully searchable and can be zoomed in to the required level of detail.


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Pictures in Print

Pictures in Print is a collaborative project sponsored by the British Library Co-operation and Partnership Programme and NEMLAC to create a union catalogue, with viewable images, of printed maps and topographical prints of County Durham created before 1860 held by Durham University Library, Durham County Library, Durham Cathedral Library, Sunderland Museum, Sunderland City Library and the British Library.

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