Old Ordnance Survey Map Whickham & Swalwell nr Blaydon Tyneside 1895 S27 New Map

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Old Ordnance Survey Map Whickham & Swalwell nr Blaydon Tyneside 1895 S27 New Map

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 This is a brand new black & white folded map of  Whickham & Swalwell in 1895,

Ancestors from this area - find where they lived and worked on



Tyneside Sheet 27

This reprint first published  1982, 2nd Edition 1996, Reprinted 2006 

Reduced from the original Ordnance Survey 1:2500 map to a scale  of approximately 1:4340 (or about 15 inches to the mile)


RRP £2.50


Description of Map

These are the Alan Godfrey maps and have a wide reputation for good quality maps at a fantastic price.

Quote from a well respected London Bookshop

"Fascinating series of reproductions of old Ordnance Survey plans in the Alan Godfrey Editions, ideal for anyone interested in the history of their neighbourhood or family. Selected towns in Great Britain and Ireland are covered by maps showing the extent of urban development in the last decades of the 19th…"

This is a brand new black & white folded map highly detailed black & white folded map. They are taken from the OS 1:2,500 (or 25 inch) maps and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by a mile. They show streets with individual houses, tram tracks, railway tracks and even signals, factories, wharves and such details as fountains and water troughs.

This map is a must for the historian, genealogist and anyone interested in local history of  Whickham & Swalwell between the 1891 and 1901 census period. It shows great detail of  streets, houses, churches, schools railway lines, factories, cemeteries etc.

.This detailed map covers both Whickham and Swallell, and extends far west to include Axwell Park and Damhead Wood. Features on the map include Whickham Hall, St Mary's Church, Whickham House, Whickhambanks Colliery, Northumberland Paper Mills, Keelmans Bridge, Swalwell Colliery, Swalwell Steel Works, Derwent Bridge and River Derwent, Bates Houses and Home Farm. On the reverse of the map we include an extract from a directory of Whickham and Swallwell parish register, and an extract from an article on Ridley's Works.

  Map links up with Tyneside Sheet 28 Blaydon to the north-west, Tyneside Sheet 26 Scotswood & Derwenthaugh to the north, Tyneside Sheet 17 Elswick to the north-east and Tyneside Sheet 22 Dunston to the east.



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