Historical maps

Our map collection

Our collection of maps includes:

  • Ordnance Survey
  • Inland revenue
  • Commons
  • Village greens
  • Town centre maps.

These maps are not available online. Contact us about a map if you're looking for these.

Tithe and valuation maps

Tithe maps are useful for local, building and family history studies. They show a town or parish and all the land owners and tenants around 1840.

You can buy tithe maps online

You'll also find details of manuscript maps we hold from 16th century onwards.

Maps for planning

If you're looking for maps for planning purposes, we can help.