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Best place for old maps?

Post by stevedobbs » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:46 pm

does anyone know any good map sites



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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by liamnolan » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:53 pm

Hi Steve, I have changed your topic title from News and General Chat to what it is now so that readers will know what you need. I have also moved it into the Research section where you will see that there are a few good links to various sites. This is one of my favourite online ones - https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by ... ht=BingHyb It shows the modern map, with an older one of your choice on the other half of the screen so that you can see how things have changed.
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by f8met » Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:42 pm

I use www.oldmapsonline.org

Plenty of links in the research section on the left
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by Sirbleepsalot » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:17 pm

As above, this site is excellent. I've used it a lot in the last few weeks.
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by tcawood » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:48 pm

Some of the best and most interesting old maps are the Tithe Maps and the Tithe Apportionment Lists for your search area... Google to see if anyone has put these up online as they are often the oldest useful scale maps available.
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by Blackadder43 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:30 pm

stevedobbs wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:46 pm
does anyone know any good map sites
Your local Heritage centre will hold many many old Tithe maps, my local one i can make appointments and they will allow me to view them
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by Easylife » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:48 pm

Blackadder43 wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:30 pm
stevedobbs wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:46 pm
does anyone know any good map sites
Your local Heritage centre will hold many many old Tithe maps, my local one i can make appointments and they will allow me to view them
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Are the Tithe maps copyright? Would they allow a non flash photo? :D
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by Blackadder43 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:19 pm

@Easylife
I have never asked, but cant see why not
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Re: Best place for old maps?

Post by tcawood » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:59 pm

The Genealogist website has Tithe maps/apportionments online, you can usually get a free couple of weeks free subscription to check it out.
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