Historic maps

You can see  maps that cover the area of Waltham Chase from about 1860 to 1991 on the web courtesy of www.old-maps.co.uk.   You can specify an area, the enlargement and the date of the map.  You can then purchase these maps.

Old maps of the village

1964Map

When using the transparency slider on the right side of the map you can fade the map in and out to see what is there now either as a Google map or as satellite images.

To start select the 1964 map using the bottom slider, currently only two maps are available, the 1910-1911 map and the 1964-1966 map, see the green bar on the date scale; as on the above image. Note: on Android tablets and phones the slider motion is replaced by  ‘touch where you want it to go’ action.

1961 Vivians Estate Agents map of Waltham Chase

OS One-inch to the mile, England and Wales, New Popular Edition, 1945-1947   copyright National Library of Scotland

1945 Map extract of Waltham Chase

See the original at: maps.nls.uk

OS One-inch to the mile, England and Wales, 1955-1961

 The National Library of Scotland (NLS) has a good selection of old maps.  The map of Waltham Chase as at 1892-1908 can act as an accessory when examining the 1901 census.

Greenwoods 1826 map of Hampshire

Greenwood's 1826 map of hampshire

Greenwood’s 1826 map of hampshire

OS ‘Old series’ 1810’s map

OS Old series 1810’s map

                                                     

                                                   

                                                 

                                                     

                                                   

                                                 

                                                 

                         

           

             

           

           

                 

                     

           

         

           

               

             

           

               

                 

   

 

  

1894-1994 Centenary Rights of Way Map and cover page

Land Utilisation Survey of Britain 1937

–  map 132 – Portsmouth and Southampton published  by Geographical Publications Ltd.

LUSWC1937.jpg                              http://visionofbritain.org.uk

1931 – 1944 Boundary map

map courtesy of  Vision of Britain (crown copyright) – OS 1940 map of Hampshire 1:126720

This shows how Waltham Chase was once split in two between Bishop’s Waltham and Shedfield just south of the crossroads.

BoundaryMap1931

Follow this link to view the original on the Vision of Britain web site.


1904 map of Thomas Thier estate

1904ThierMap

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2 Responses to Historic maps

  1. martin1786 says:

    Hi Martin, good to meet you at the Ordnance Survey Master Class. I hope that mapping gives us more possibilities in the future.
    Best regards
    Martin

  2. Martin Wink says:

    Thanks for sharing your link to these old maps at yesterday’s event at the Ordnance Survey in Southampton. It’s interesting to see the merging and sub-division of plots over time, and how names develop. I wish the old map tiles were more easily available to developers. Cheers…

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