Cheswick Green. 1500 Estate Survey
Staffordshiae. ca, 1602 (1670) William Smith. This Plate reprinted and sold by Henry Overton ca.1670
Staffordshire. 1607 William Kip after Christopher Saxton for Camden's Britannia
Stafford. 1611 John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine
Lichfield. 1611 John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine
Staffordshire. 1627 Pieter Van de Keere.
Staffordshire. 1631 John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine
Staffordiensis Comitatus, Vulgo Stafford Shire. 1648 Johannes Blaeu
Stafford -town plan . 1661 Rutger Hermannides adaptation of Speed's plan
Stafford Countie and Towne with the Ancient Citie Lichfield described. 1676. Speed, John. Bassett & Chiswell, London
Staffordiae Comitatus. ca.1713 William Smith. pub. London: John & [Henry] Overton, printed by Peter Stent (from a series of 12 maps which up until recent years were of unknown origin but now acknowledged to be by William Smith. Reprinted in 1662, about 1680 and about 1713.)
Staffordshire. 1722 Robert Morden in Camden's BritanniaStaffordshire. 1742 Thomas Badeslade. pub. W. H. Toms in Chorographica Britanniæ
(High resolution images of the 1st and the extensively revised 3rd states of this atlas)
Wolverhampon. 1750 Isaac Taylor (a zoom-able map using Shockwave - right click to access zoom menu)(423kb)
Staffordshire. 1753 Robert Morden in Camden's Britannia'A Plan of the Canals Now Making from the Several Coal Mines in the Neighbourhood of Stourbridge and Dudley, to the Great Canal from the Trent to the Severn near Stourten in the County of Stafford, Survey'd in 1775 ' by Robert Whitworth, Gentleman's Magazine.
The Road from London to Carlisle. 1766 J. Gibson in The London Magazine
(via Staffs.,Cheshire, Lancashire, Westmoreland, Cumberland and Northumberland)
Staffordshire. 1767 Emanuel Bowen, engr. Thomas Kitchin in Atlas Anglicanus
A plan of the Navigable Canal from Birmingham in the County of Warwick to the canal at Aldersley near Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford, with a collateral cut to the coal mines at Wednesbury. 1771 Gentlemen'sMagazine
A Plan of the Canal from Trent to Severn. 1771 Gentleman's Magazine
A Plan of the Grand Canal from the Trent to the Mersey. 1771 Gentleman's Magazine
County of Stafford, 1775 W. Yates (Potteries & Newcastle-under-Lyme area)
Staffordshire. 1787 John Seller in Francis Grose's Antiquities of Great Britain...
Staffordshire. 1787 John Seller in Francis Grose's Antiquities of Great Britain...
Staffordshire . 1787 John Cary in A New and Correct English Atlas
Staffordshire. 1788 E. Noble, engr. John Cary for Richard Gough's English translation of Camden's Britannia
Parts of Cheshire, Staffordshire. 1794 John Cary section 41 of of Cary's Map of England
Parts of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire. 1794 John Cary, section 32 of of Cary's Map of England
Plan of the Canal from the Trent to the Mersey. 1794 engr. T.Mutlow in John Aiken's A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty miles round Manchester , pub. John Stockdale Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps
Staffordshire. 1805 John Cary in the New British Atlas. (first published in Camden's Britannia, 1789.)
Staffordshire. 1806 John Cary in Cary's New English Atlas published 1809
Staffordshire . 1820 John Cary in Cary's Traveller's Companion
Wolverhampton. 1835 Lt. Robert Dawson
Walsall. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Lichfield. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Stafford. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Newcastle Under Lyne. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Tamworth. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Staffordshire. 1836 J. Bingley for Thomas Moule's The English Counties Delineated; or, A Topographical Description of England.
Staffordshire.- electoral districts. 1840 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Staffordshire. 1852 or 1854. Sydney Hall in A Travelling County Atlas.
This work was first published in 1842 and went through numerous updated editions until 1880.
This is one of the first editions to distinguish between completed railways (thick black line) and projected railways (thin hatched line), some of which were never completed.
Staffordshire. 1861 B.R. Davies for the Weekly Despatch Atlas
Stafford area. 1863 B.R.Davies (detail from county map in The Weekly Dispatch Atlas )
Staffordshire ca.1870 W. Hughes, in The National Gazetteer, published by Virtue & Co
Staffordshire. 1876 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edn.
Tipton-Halesowen area. ca.1880 detail from County Map pub. William Mackenzie
Staffordshire. 1885 Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
Newcastle-underLyme, Hanley, Stoke on Trent. (Eastern Section). 1885 Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales. London Ancestor
Newcastle-underLyme, Hanley, Stoke on Trent. (Western Section). 1885 Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales. London Ancestor
Wolverhampton. 1885 Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
Staffordshire. 1889 Encyclopaedia Brittannica
Clickable map, high resolution, great detail.
Staffordshire. ca.1891 Ordnance Survey (detailed maps)
Staffordshire. 1892 George Phillp and Son in Phillips Handy Atlas
Walsall-Birmingham area. 1897 detail from Encyclopaedia Britannia
Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire. 1898 W. & A.K. Johnston for Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edn.
Rowley.(Detail) 1902 Ordnance Survey
Rowley. 1902 Ordnance Survey
(The following list will be also found on the Warwickshire list as the maps straddle both counties)
The Black Country Maps Page (link updated Aug 2000)
The Bilston Wednesbury Dudley and Oldbury Districts in 1830
The Gornals, Sedgley, Penn and Himley Districts in 1880
Brierley Hill, Stourbridge and Quarry Bank Districts in 1880
Halesowen, Cradeley Heath, Rowley and Langley Districts in 1880
Walsall Bloxwich and Pelsall Districts in 1830
Smethwick Harborne Edgbaston and West Birmingham Districts in 1830
Smethwick Harborne Edgbaston and West Birmingham Districts in 1881
Trysull Swindon Bobbington Districts in 1834
Trysull Swindon Bobbington Districts in 1880
The East side of Birmingham in the 1830's
The West side of Birmingham in the 1830's
Maps of Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire:
An early 19thC copy of a map of Burslem c1720, showing potworks scattered around
the ancient settlement.
1740 town plan of Burslem by William Heaton
Burslem section of 1775 William Yates map of Staffordshire
1812 plan of the centre Burslem shows new streets & squares
1832 map of Burslem by T. Hargreaves
1775 map of Longport.
1832 T. Hargreaves Longport section Map of the Potteries & Newcastle-under-Lyme.
1851 Ordnance Survey map of Top Bridge Pottery.
1851 Ordnance Survey map of Bottom (New) Bridge Pottery.
1851 Ordnance Survey map of Longport Pottery.
1878 Ordnance Survey map of Clarence St. and Prince's Square.
1878 Ordnance Survey map of Longport Hall.
1851 Ordnance Survey map of Longport showing all three potteries.
1900 Ordnance Survey map of Longport showing changes from 1850's.
Yates 1775 map of the Potteries showing the Longport area.
Allbut's 1802 map showing the location of the works.
Cauldon Place showing the Falcon glassworks and Brown-Westhead, Moore
potworks, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)
Hartshill and the cemetery:
Location map including Hartshill and Penkhull
1898 Ordnance Survey Map of Hartshill cemetery layout
The grave block plan - how the cemetery was divided up
Map showing ground allocated to the different religious denominations
Map showing division of the cemetery into 4 classes of graves
1924 Ordnance Survey map of area around the cemetery
1767 map of the Ridge House Estate
1832 Hargreaves map of Etruria Hall
1877 Ordnance Survey map of Wedgwood's Etruria Works
1877 Ordnance Survey map of Etruria Hall
1878 Ordnance Survey map of Lord Street in Etruria Village
1878 Ordnance Survey map of Etruria village and Wedgwood factory
1924 Ordnance Survey map of Etruria village and Wedgwood factory
1899 Ordnance Survey map of Shelton steel and colliery
Stoke, centred on Minton & Hollins factory bordered by North Street and Shelton Old
Road, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)
Fenton/Stoke, centered on Whieldon Road showing Winkle and Wood's Colonial
Pottery, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)
1898 Ordnance Survey map centred on Glebe Street, showing Town Hall and St.
Map (1800-26) showing the Glebe land belonging to Stoke church.
1877 Ordnance Survey map showing the Penkhull Farm buildings in Garden Street
The extent and value of Penkhull Farm 1848 Map
1872 Plan of Penkhull Square
Beech Grove, Penkhull - Home of John Harrison, built 1792 - 1877 OS Map
1878 Ordnance Survey map of Penkhull Square
Auction Plan for the Mount - 1875
1851 detailed Ordnance Survey Map of Burslem Town Centre
1851 detailed Ordnance Survey Map of the area around St.John's Church
1851 detailed Ordnance Survey Map of the area around Enoch Wood's factory
1878 Ordnance Survey Map showing the full extent of Wood's grounds & the flint mill
Burslem town centre, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)