Old London Maps

For anyone with London links (or who just loves maps), here is a link to some stunning old maps, free to personal researchers. A couple of them are searchable, and the set covers four centuries.  http://mapco.net/london.htm

There are currently 73 high quality London maps and views displayed on this site.

~ Map Of London 1868, By Edward Weller, F.R.G.S. ~

This is one of the largest maps to be displayed on the MAPCO website. The detail is amazing. Cassell, Petter & Galpin, who had previously published the map in 1863, declared that their “large map of London, as well as being the largest, is universally admitted to be the best map of London ever produced”.

This highly detailed map is on a very large scale of 9” to 1 Statute Mile.
This map has its own domain name:  london1868.com

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About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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