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The Ordnance Survey and the local historian.

The Ordnance Survey and the local historian.

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Published by The Federation for Ulster Local Studies in Belfast .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination95p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21925606M
ISBN 10095182791X

Ordnance Survey Maps for Local History Research 1 Comment. February 8, This is the first in a series of posts which will hopefully help you research the local history of your area, whether it’s Liverpool or elsewhere. It’s about maps, as my own main site, Historic Liverpool, is based on maps. a landscape history is a book about. Related material: Name Books for the revision of the Seventh Series , (one-inch) scale mapping are in. Parish Name Books are in OS Boundary Remark Books are in OS Original Name Books for the County Series begun in and which survived enemy action in are in OS Object Name Books for the general revision of the County Series .

2 Ordnance Survey War Office edition maps from the s: Cheviot Hills & London NE. This advert is located in and around Newport, Isle Of Wight, Isle Of Wight. Oxfam Bookshop Newport Ordnance Survey War Office edition maps: Salisbury & Colchester. On paper. Published (London NE) and (Cheviot Hills) Good condition for age. No tears in. 1: Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey Sussex LXXX (includes: Eastbourne) - 25 Inch Map 1: Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey.

The Topographical Section of the Ordnance Survey, charged with carrying out this standardisation, went to great lengths to research local traditions and customs and any documentary references to the place in early histories before settling on an English-language version. In fact, their research preserved a great deal of place-name lore. The Ordnance Survey of the United Kingdom by Thomas Pilkington White, , Blackwood edition, Ordnance Survey, Great Britain, History, Accessible book. Places Great Britain. Classifications. Library of Congress: GAG7 W5 , GA66G7 W5 The Physical Object Pagination x, p. ; ID Numbers Open Library OLM.


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However, there are many maps of interest to family and local historians. The Tithe Survey. The records of the Tithe Commission show where people were living in early Victorian times. The survey’s maps are often the earliest large-scale mapping of towns and villages, before published Ordnance Survey maps were available.

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They were written between and and exist for twenty-nine counties, excluding Cork, Antrim, and Tyrone. The Letters' collection is commonly known as O'Donovan's Ordnance Survey Letters, after the historian, John O'Donovan (), who led the project of information collection, notation and compilation.

Inhe published Maps for the local historian which introduced the use of maps to many amateur historians. His main focus at Exeter was the history of the Ordnance Survey.

He produced notes for the David and Charles reprints of the first edition one-inch maps, wrote Ordnance Survey Maps: a Descriptive Manual (), and a substantial part. This is a cultural and intellectual history of the Ordnance Survey, which mapped Ireland from to Captain Thomas Larcom of the Survey intended to produce an encyclopaedia-like series of county memoirs to accompany the maps, a great survey that would explain Ireland literally, as the maps would represent it graphically.

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In this article Harley comments in detail, with key diagrams, on the one-inch Ordnance Survey map series and its significance to the local historian. The first survey of was not published until and the remainder followed during the 19th century.

T he "cubist jigsaw of overlapping sheets" that is the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain is a national treasure, cherished by ramblers and right-to-roamers, but in Map of a Nation Rachel Hewitt.

The Ordnance Survey of Ireland, conducted between andis the only survey of Ireland to have ever been conclusively finished. Under the direction of Thomas Larcom, the Master-General of the Ordnance Survey and the Board of Ordnance, a complete Map of Ireland at the scale of six-inches to one-mile was published.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harley, J.B. (John Brian). Historian's guide to ordnance survey maps. London, National Council of Social Service for the Standing Conference for Local History [].

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Ordnance Survey. About this Item: Ordnance Survey, Map. Condition: Good. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned.1: Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey Kirton 1: An ink annotation on the bottom right of the manuscript is dated 27th December and signed by draughtsman, Charles Budgen.Map reading made easy!

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