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Reference Number: 489 - Last revised: 14/11/06 Edition 5

Armagh County Museum
The Mall East
ARMAGH
Northern Ireland
BT61 9BE

Person in charge: Catherine McCullough (Curator)
Telephone: (028) 3752 3070
Fax: (028) 3752 2631
Email: catherine.mccullough.um@nics.gov.uk
Web-site: http://www.ulstermuseum.org.uk

Open: Mon to Sat 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Prior appointment desirable for maps.

Content: Small collection of some 300 items; mainly historical, topographical, geological and transport maps.


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Reference Number: 490 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Armagh Public (Robinson) Library
Abbey Street
ARMAGH
Northern Ireland
BT61 7DY

An independent foundation established in 1771 by Act of Parliament and under the control of a Board of Governors and Guardians.

Person in charge: The Very Rev. H. Cassidy (Dean of Armagh & Keeper of the Library)
Enquiries to: W. R. H. Carson
Telephone: (028) 3752 3142 (direct)
Fax: (028) 3752 4177
Email: ArmRobLib@aol.com

Open: Mon-Fri 0930-1230, 1400-1600 (other times by request) Closed Christmas Week and Easter Week
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Small collection of antiquarian and historical maps and atlases, mainly of Ireland, but also including the Middle East, Europe and the world. Includes a complete set of OS maps covering the counties of Ireland (1830s) with Index to the Townland Survey. William Petty's county maps of Ireland (1683).

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 493 - Last revised: Edition 4

North Eastern Education and Library Board
Area Reference Library
Demesne Avenue
BALLYMENA
Co. Antrim
BT43 7BG

Person in charge: Lynn Buick (Reference Librarian)
Telephone: (028) 2541 531 Ext. 31
Fax: (028) 2546 680

Mon, Thurs 1000-2000; Tue, Wed 1000-1730; Fri 1000-1800; Sat 1000-1700

Content: Approx. 2,400 maps. OS for Northern Ireland at all scales and most editions. Administrative maps; Geological Survey maps; Admiralty charts; outdoor pursuits maps, and street plans for Northern Ireland. Also some coverage for Ireland post-1955, topographic and soils. Dublin street plans.

Some air photographs held for towns and villages within the NEELB area (chiefly 1960s and 1970s).

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 497 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

South Eastern Education and Library Board
Irish and Local Studies Department
Library HQ
BALLYNAHINCH
Co. Down
BT24 8DH

Person in charge: Irish and Local Studies Librarian
Telephone: (028) 9756 6436
Fax: (028) 9756 5072
Email: ref@bhinchlibhq.demon.co.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1715
Prior appointment desirable for maps, to ensure availability.

Content: Approx. 3,500 sheets. OS 1:10,560 for County Down and South Antrim (1830s to date); OS 1:2,500 and town plans. Maps of the Second Valuation (1860s).
Current small scale topographical and Geological Survey maps for Northern Ireland. Admiralty charts for Northern Irish coastal areas. Goad plans for some Co. Down towns.
Photocopying available.

Note: A small local collection is also available at the Downpatrick Library (Market Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6LZ, Tel 01396 612895). For further information contact the Branch Librarian (tel. 0846-601749).


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Reference Number: 491 - Last revised: 01/10/12 Edition 7

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
2 Titanic Boulevard
Titanic Quarter
BELFAST
BT3 9HQ

Person in charge: Director (Mrs A. McClintock)
Contact: Gemma Easton
Telephone: (028) 9053 4809
Fax: (028) 9025 5999
Email: proni@dcalni.gov.uk
Web-site: http://www.proni.gov.uk

Mon, Wed, Fri 09.15-16.45 (Latest ordering time: 16.15); Thurs 10.00-20.45 (Latest time for ordering documents is 18.30)
Closed last week in November and first in December.

Content: Printed and manuscript maps of Northern Ireland but also of Ireland and some relating to the Republic of Ireland. OS larger scale maps for the Northern Irish counties, including 1:10,560 (1830s, 1860s, 1900s and 1920-30); 1:2,500 (1900s, 1920s); and 19th century town plans. Historical and pre-OS maps (1550-1850).

Photocopying, microfilming, microfilm print outs, digital copying, microfilm readers.


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Reference Number: 492 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Linen Hall Library
17 Donegall Square North
BELFAST
Northern Ireland
BT1 5GD

Person in charge: Mr. John Killen (Deputy Librarian)
Telephone: (028) 9032 1707

Mon-Fri 0930-1730; Sat 0930-1600
Open to members and general public.

Content: Circa 400 Irish maps, subdivided into Ireland, Provinces, Counties and Towns.


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Reference Number: 496 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editon 4

School of Geosciences : University Library

Queen's University, Belfast

School of Geosciences
Elmwood Avenue
BELFAST
Northern Ireland
BT7 1NN

Person in charge: Doreen E. McShane
Telephone: (028) 9024 5133 Ext. 3346 (D.E. McShane), Ext. 3347 (Dept.)
Web-site: www.qub.ac.uk/lib/

Term time only Mon-Wed 1000-1200 Wed-Fri 1500-1700
In vacation by prior appointment only.

Content: Approx. 30,000 maps and 350 atlases. Comprehensive coverage of Ireland, including volumes of full sets of 1:10,560 County Series, 1st edition. Coverage also at 1:10,000 -1:1,250 scales. UK topographic coverage at 1:25,000 and smaller; geology and land use at 1:63,360/1:50,000. Topographic coverage for the remainder of the world, with strengths in Europe and the Commonwealth.

Photocopying available.


Reference Number: 495 - Last revised: Edition 4

School of Geosciences : University Library

Queen's University, Belfast

The Library
BELFAST
Northern Ireland
BT7 1NN

Person in charge: Miss M.T. Kelly (Assistant Librarian -Special collections)
Telephone: (028) 9024 5133 Ext. 3607
Fax: (028) 9032 3340
Telex: 74487

Term Mon-Fri 0900-2130 Vacation Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Available for consultation by bona fide enquirers.

Content: 150 maps (of which about 80 are pre-1800). The LAVENS M. EWART COLLECTION of original printed maps, and facsimiles of printed and manuscript maps of Ireland, of provinces and counties of Ireland, and of individual places in Ireland (ca. 1567-1900). There are about 50 maps of Belfast, or parts of Belfast (ca. 1570-1900).


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Reference Number: 499 - Last revised: 14/11/06 Edition 5

Geology Department : Department of History

National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland (Ulster Museum)

Geology Department
Botanic Gardens
BELFAST
Northern Ireland
BT9 5AB

Person in charge: Mr. Kenneth W. James (Curator - Geology)
Telephone: (028) 9038 3135
Fax: (028) 9038 3103
Email: kenneth.james.um@nics.gov.uk
Web-site: http://www.ulstermuseum.org.uk

Open: Mon-Fri 0900-1725
Access: Any bona fide enquirer. Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Collection of early and modern geological maps, including England and Wales, by William Smith (1815); England, Wales and Scotland, by J. and C. Walker (1837, 1838); Counties Kildare, Wicklow, Carlow and Wexford (1840-41); Ireland, by Sir Richard Griffith (1852-55); Ireland, by J.B. Jukes (1867); and Ireland, by E. Hull (1878). Modern maps include a complete range of Geological Survey of Ireland maps, with memoirs; and assorted geological maps of the British Isles and the rest of the world.

Photocopying facilities available.


Reference Number: 498 - Last revised: 14/11/06 Edition 5

Geology Department : Department of History

National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland (Ulster Museum)

Department of History
Botanic Gardens
BELFAST
Northern Ireland
BT9 5AB

The Ulster Museum is currently closed for refurbishment (due to reopen in 2009). The question of access to our collections during that time has not yet been answered

Person in charge: The Librarian
Enquiries to: Dr. V Pollock
Telephone: 028 9038 3013 (The Library)
Fax: 01232 383013
Email: humist.um@nics.gov.uk

Open: Mon-Fri 1000-1230, 1400-1700
Access by appointment only.

Content: Approx. 300 antiquarian maps and about 500 current and OS maps. Maps of Ireland (including town plans and coastal and waterway charts) from mid-16th to late 19th centuries. Includes a selection of the work of l6th-18th century English, Dutch, French and Italian cartographers. OS of Northern Ireland 1:10,560 (1930s), and current OS maps. An incomplete set of late 19th century OS sheets of Belfast. Various topographical maps of Ireland.

Photocopying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 494 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

North Eastern Education and Library Board
Carrickfergus Library
2 Joyrnount Court
CARRICKFERGUS
Co. Antrim
BT38 7DN

Person in charge: Mrs. Beryl Kelly (Principal Library Assistant)
Telephone: (028) 9336 2261
Fax: (028) 9336 0589
Web-site: www.carrickfergus.org/cbcpages/

Mon, Wed, Fri 09:30 - 20:00; Tue & Thur 09:30 - 17:30; Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Closed Christmas, 1 Jan, St Patrick's Day. Easter Mon-Tue, and 12-13 July.

Content: Approx. 400 sheets. and 244 atlases of various types. OS for Co. Antrim at 1:10,560, including 1st edition (1830) and 2nd edition (1857); and at 1:10,000. Also a selection at 1:2,500. Griffith's valuation sheets (1860).

Photocopying available (self-service).


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Reference Number: 500 - Last revised: Edition 4

University of Ulster
Department of Environmental Studies
Science Faculty
Coleraine Campus
COLERAINE
Northern Ireland
BT52 1SA

Person in charge: Mr. J. McReynolds (Map Curator)
Telephone: (028) 7034 4141 Ext. 4726
Fax: (028) 7034 0911
Web-site: www.ulst.ac.uk/campus/coleraine/facilities.html

Mon-Fri 1030-1200, 1330-1700

Content: Approx. 16,000 sheets and 200 atlases. OS 1:25,000 and smaller scales for Great Britain; 1:50,000 and smaller scales for Ireland. Limited earth science coverage of UK. Various European maps and maps relating to areas of research interest.

Census material, air photographs, etc.

Illuminated and work tables available.


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Reference Number: 12 - Last revised: 22/02/10 Edition 6

Land & Property Services
Customer Information Centre

1st Floor, Lincoln Building
27-45 Great Victoria Street
MALONE LOWER
Belfast
BT2 7SL

Tel 028 9025 1515
Fax: 028 9025 1659
E: customerservices@lpsni.gov.uk

The LPS Customer Information Centre is open to the Public, Monday - Thursday 9:30am until 4:30pm and Friday 10:00am until 4:30pm for the purchase of ACEmaps, Map Searches, Land Searches, Copy Maps and Queries.

On 1st April 2007, Land & Property Services (LPS) was established as an executive Agency within the Department of Finance and Personnel for Northern Ireland.

The intention to create the Agency was announced in the Review of Public Administration in March 2006.  The Agency has been established initially from the merger of the former Rate Collection Agency and the Valuation and Lands Agency.  This was followed by the addition of Land Registers of Northern Ireland and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland on 1 April 2008.

The Agency is resonsible for mapping Northern Ireland. All maps produced are branded Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland(R).

Content: Circa 16,000 sheets. Comprehensive coverage of Northern Ireland at all scales between 1:500,000 and 1:1,250. Complete County Series 1:10,560 coverage of Northern Ireland bound in large reference volumes (1830-1900).

Land & Property Services makes extensive use of vertical aerial photographs for large scale re-survey and revision projects, and for contouring. Holdings now include film coverage for many parts of Northern Ireland at scales ranging from 1:20,000 to 1:2,600.

Publisher of official survey maps and plans of Northern Ireland.

Large format photocopying available (reduction and enlargement, Al input and AO output).


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