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Reference Number: 193 - Last revised: 03/08/06 Editoin 5

Manchester Local Studies Unit :Social Sciences Library

Manchester City Council
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
Central Library
St. Peter's Square
MANCHESTER
M2 5PD

Person in charge: Richard Bond (Local Studies Officer)
Telephone: 0161 234 1980 (Archive maps), 0161 234 1979 (other maps)
Fax: 0161 234 1927
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/arls/index.htm

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday are 9am to 8pm, not 10am to 8pm.
(Hours for booking and viewing material in the Archives section are Monday to Thursday 9am to 4.00pm only.)
Prior appointment only necessary for archive maps.
Archive maps cannot be seen on Fridays and Saturdays.

Content: Archive maps comprise 19th century rating maps (Manchester); those in family collections,; those in various business collections; some deposited plans of public utilities; local area railway plans. Non-archive maps comprise circa 11,000 sheets plus 2,000 aperture cards. Historical and current maps of the Manchester area; some coverage of Lancashire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. Current 1:1,250 maps for the city, and 1:2,500 for the Greater Manchester area.

Photocopying and photography available, depending on size and condition.


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Reference Number: 194 - Last revised: 03/08/06 Edition 5

Manchester Local Studies Unit :Social Sciences Library

Manchester City Council
The Social Sciences Library
Manchester Central Library
St. Peter's Square
MANCHESTER
M2 5PD

Person in charge: Social Sciences Librarian
Telephone: 0161-234-1983/84 (direct)
Fax: 0161-234-1963
Email: socsci@libraries.manchester.gov.uk
Website

Open: Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm; Fri-Sat 9am-5pm

Content: Current maps include Great Britain OS 1:10,000 and smaller scales. Small collection of foreign maps, thematic maps and town plans of Great Britain.

Non-current maps comprise some editions of the OS for Great Britain at the smaller scales with, 1:10,560 sheets (from 1930s onwards) covering northern and central counties of England plus northern Welsh counties.

Photocopying subject to copyright regulations.


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Reference Number: 138 - Last revised: 18/08/07 Edition 5

Middlesbrough Borough Council
Reference Library
Middlesbrough Libraries and Information
Central Library
Victoria Square
MIDDLESBROUGH
Cleveland
TS1 2AY

Person in charge: Miss.Jenny Parker (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01642 729001
Fax: 01642 729954
Email: reference_library@middlesbrough.gov.uk
Website: http://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

Open: Mon, Tues, Fri 0930-1900; Wed, Thurs, Sat 0930-1700

Content: Circa 8,500 maps. Small scale current OS topographical and Geological Survey maps giving national coverage. Current and historical maps of all scales and themes covering Middlesborough, Cleveland county and the surrounding area.

Aerial photographic coverage for Cleveland County.

Limited photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 446 - Last revised: 23/07/07 Edition 5

Midlothian Council Library Service
Local Studies
Library HQ
2 Clerk Street
Loanhead
Midlothian
EH20 9DR

Enquiries to: Ken Bogle, Alex Fitzgerald
Telephone: 0131 271 3976
Fax: 0131 440 4635
Email: local.studies@midlothian.gov.uk
www.midlothian.gov.uk/ - follow site map, local studies links.

Opening hours: Monday : 9.00am - 5.00pm, 6.00pm - 8.00pm; Tuesday - Thursday : 9.00am - 5.00pm; Friday : 9.00am - 3.45pm

Content: We stock Ordnance Survey maps of the area on a variety of >scales and from different periods, plus early maps and some estate plans.

Photocopying (to A3 size) available as well as free access to the Internet on two computers.


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Reference Number: 115 - Last revised: 20/02/07 Editin 5

Reference and Information Library:Local Studies and Family History Library

Milton Keynes Council Library Service
Reference and Business Library
Milton Keynes Central Library
555 Silbury Boulevard
Central Milton Keynes
MK9 3HL

Enquiries to: Principal Librarian (Reference & Information)
Tel: (01908) 254051
Fax: (01908) 254088
Email:reference.library@milton-keynes.gov.uk
http://www.mkweb.co.uk/libraries

Open: Monday-Wednesday: 9am-6pm; Thursday-Friday: 9am-8pm; Saturday: 9am-5pm

Content: Circa 2,000 sheets. OS maps of north Bucks. and south Northants. at 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 scales including 19th century OS maps; Buckinghamshire at 1:10,560 and 1:25,000; Great Britain at 1:50,000 and 1:25,000. Current tourist mapping of USA, France, Germany and Italy. COLEMAN COLLECTION of 173 maps, 1612-1900 (Not yet available for public access).

Some air photographs of the area.

Photocopying and Faxing available.


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Reference Number 115a - Last revised: 25/11/02 Edition 4

Reference and Information Library:Local Studies and Family History Library

Milton Keynes Council Library Service
Local Studies and Family History Library
Milton Keynes Central Library
555 Silbury Boulevard
Milton Keynes
MK9 3HL

Tel: 01908 254160
Email: mklocal@milton-keynes.gov.uk
Website

OPENING HOURS: Monday - Wednesday: 9am – 6pm; Thursday - Friday: 9am - 8pm; Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Content: The largest collection of maps is from Ordnance Survey and the dates range from 1880 to date with a variety of scales.

There is also a small collection of parish maps, some of which date back to the 17th century.


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Reference Number: 434 - Last revised: 20/02/07 Edition 5

The Moray Council
Grant Lodge Local Heritage Centre
Institution Road
ELGIN
Moray
IV30 1RP

Person in charge: Alistair Campbell
Contact: Graeme Wilson
Telephone: 01343 569011
Email: heritage@moray.gov.uk
http://www.moray.org

Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm.; Tuesday 10.00am - 8.00pm.; Saturday 10.00am - 12noon.; Wednesday - October to April - Closed.

Content: Approx. 2,000 sheets. Maps and plans of Upper Banffshire (ca.1844-1938) and Cullen (1762-1814). OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 for Elginshire and Banffshire 1st edition (ca.1870) and 2nd edition ca.1904); 1:500 town plans of Elgin, Forres, Inverness and Nairn (ca.1870-1904).

Public utilities (railways, roads, etc.). National and world atlases 1595-1965.

Architectural plans (ca.1820-1984) including the collections of Charles C. Doig (1870-1960) and William Robertson, A. & W. Reid and Melvin (1824-1960).


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Reference Number: 336 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Newcastle upon Tyne City Council
Local Studies Section
City Library
Princess Square
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE99 1DX

Person in charge: Mrs. D Harding
Telephone: 0191 261 0691 Ext. 213
Fax: 0191 232 6885
Website

Mon, Thurs 0930-2100;Tues, Wed, Fri 0930-1700; Sat 0900-1700 Closed Sats. before bank holidays

Content: Circa 5,000 items. Town and County maps of Northumberland, Durham and Tyne-and-Wear from 1564; OS maps at scales 1:63,360/1:50,000, 1:25,000, and 1:10,560/1:10,000 (all eds.) for Northumberland and Durham; 1:2,500 for Newcastle, Gateshead, Tyneside and parts of south Northumberland; 1:1,250 for Newcastle and Tyneside; 1:500 for Newcastle. Local administrative and geological maps, Goad shopping centre plans.

0f interest is the SEYMOUR BELL COLLECTION (approx. 600 manuscript estate plans for the local area ca. 1790-1910).

Microfiche reader/printer.


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Reference Number: 280 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Great Yarmouth Library:King's Lynn Library:The Lynn Museum:Norfolk Record Office

Norfolk County Council
Great Yarmouth Library
Tolhouse Street
GREAT YARMOUTH
Norfolk
NR30 2SH

Person in charge: Peter Ransome and Jill Adams (Team Specialists - Information)
Telephone: 01493 844551, 01493 842279
Fax: 01493-857628
Email: peter.ransome.lib@norfolk.gov.uk - jill.adams.lib@norfolk.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 10:00 - 17:30, Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Content: Approx. 1,800 maps, including superseded and current OS Superplan 1:1,250 and 1:2,500 maps for local area; 10,000/1:10,560 for parts of Norfolk. OS 1:63,360 Old Series (or First Edition). Various early maps (antisubrian and facsimile), both local and general.

Photocopier, CD Rom.


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Reference Number: 281 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Great Yarmouth Library:King's Lynn Library:The Lynn Museum:Norfolk Record Office

Norfolk County Council
King's Lynn Library
London Road
KING'S LYNN
Norfolk
PE30 5EZ

Person in charge: Lindsay Campbell (Team Librarian - Information)
Telephone: 01553-772568, 01553-761393
Fax: 01553-769832
Email: kings.lynn.lib@norfolk.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Tues & Sat 1000-1700; Wed, Thurs & Fri 1000-1800
Prior appointment desirable but not essential.

Content: Approx. 3000 maps. Current OS maps of Britain at 1:50,000 and Norfolk at 1:25,000. Maps of West Norfolk at 1:10,000 and 1:2,500 - various dates from late 1950's to date. 1:1,250 maps of Kings Lynn (1960's and 1990's). Pre 1940 maps of West Norfolk at 25" and 6" and of Kings Lynn at 126" (1886).

Geological, administrative area, soil, admiralty charts, Goad plans and Rights of Way maps of West Norfolk and the Wash - various dates.

The STANLEY Collection includes 19th century maps and atlases, and Vancouver's charts.

Photocopying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 282 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Great Yarmouth Library:King's Lynn Library:The Lynn Museum: Norfolk Record Office

Norfolk County Council
The Lynn Museum
Market Street
KING'S LYNN
Norfolk
PE30 1NL

Person in charge: Tim Thorpe (Curator)
Telephone: 01553 775001
Tue-Sat 1000-1700 (direct)
Email: lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Website

Prior appointment necessary to view Map Collection.

Content: A number of antique Norfolk maps, and some of the Fenland. Maps of King's Lynn and sundry more localised maps of various types. Some large scale OS maps of King's Lynn, but no complete series.

Publications include three reproduction maps of King's Lynn: Bell's Groundplat (ca. 1680), Rastrick (1725) and Wood (1830); all published by the Friends of the Museum.

Photocopying subject to size and physical condition.


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Reference Number: 279 - Last revised: 20/02/07 Edition 5

Great Yarmouth Library:King's Lynn Library:The Lynn Museum:Norfolk Record Office

Norfolk County Council
Norfolk Record Office
The Archive Centre
Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 2DQ

Person in charge: Dr. John Alban
Telephone: 01603 222599
Fax: 01603 761885
Email: norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk
http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk

Open: Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 9 am - 5 pm; Tuesday: 9.30 am - 5 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 12 noon
Prior appointment recommended.
County Archives Research Network readers' ticket required.

Content: Approx.13,000 items, mainly estate, tithe and enclosure maps, and deposited plans relating to Norfolk.

Many of the catalogues can be searched online at http://nrocat.norfolk.gov.uk

Publishes: Guide to the Great Yarmouth Borough Records - out of print.


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Reference Number: 241 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editoin 4

North East Lincolnshire Council
North East Lincolnshire Archives
Town Hall
Town Hall Ssubre
GRIMSBY
Lincolnshire
DN31 1HX

Person in charge: Archivist
Telephone: 01472 353481 (direct)
Telephone: 01472 323585 (Searchroom enquiries)
Fax: 01472 323582
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-1200, 1300-1630
Prior appointment essential for maps. Please ring to book a seat before you visit the Archives Office.

Content: OS maps (1888-1933) for Grimsby Borough and Grimsby Rural District. About 500 Manuscript and printed maps and plans for North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire area from 1707 (almost all post-1880).
Air Ministry photographs of Grimsby Borough, 1945 (Crown Copyright).

Guide (1993)

Photocopies can be mailed.


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Reference Number: 464 - Last revised: 17/10/12 Edition 7

Local History Room:North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

North Lanarkshire Council
Local Studies Discovery Room
Airdrie Library
Wellwynd
AIRDRIE
Lanarkshire
Scotland

Person in charge: Allan Mackenzie (Local Studies Officer)
Telephone: 01236 758073
Email: museums@northlan.gov.uk
www.northlan.gov.uk

Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday 0900-1700; Friday 0900-1230 & 1300-1700; Saturday 0900-1200.
Prior appointment desirable for microfilm reader use, or group visits.

Content: Content: Over 800 sheets mostly covering the local area (Airdrie, Coatbridge and surrounding countryside): Ordnance Survey including 1st, 2nd and later editions at 1:2500 and 1:10560, also some at 1:1250 (mid 20th century) 1:63360, and 1:500 (1859); estate plans and feu maps; mineral maps; touring and tourist maps; geological maps; a few architectural, tramway, railway and engineering plans. The dates range from the early 19th century to the early 21st century. The oldest original map dates from 1816 (Forrest's map of Lanarkshire). In addition there 6 bound volumes of large scale OS maps of the Monklands area (dating from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century) and a large Atlas of Scotland (published by Thomson in 1832)

Photocopying facilities available


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Reference Number: 465 - Last revised: 24/10/12 Edition 7

Local History Room:North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

North Lanarkshire Council
North LanarkshireHeritage Centre
1 High Road
MOTHERWELL
ML1 3HU

Located on 1st Floor (lift available)
Person in charge: Margaret McGarry (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01698 251000
Fax: 01698 253433
Email: museums@northlan.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays, 10am to 5.00pm (Thursdays to 7.00pm); Sundays 12 noon to 5.00pm; Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, also December 25th & 26th and January 1st & 2nd

Content: Over 700 maps, including OS 1st and later editions at 1:2,500 and 1:10,560, also some at 1:1,250. Collection mainly covers the Motherwell District, but includes some maps for adjacent areas.

Current OS maps 1:50,000 held at Motherwell Public Library (Motherwell area only) at 35, Hamilton Road.

Some aerial photographs for Motherwell and Wishaw area (taken in 1940's and 1970's).

Photocopying available.


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