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Reference Number: 255 - Last revised: 24/10/12 Edition 7

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Council
Lancashire Archives
Bow Lane
PRESTON
Lancs.
PR1 2RE

Person in charge: Mrs Jacquie Crosby MA (Archives Service Manager)
Telephone: 01772 533039
Fax: 01772 533050
Email: record.office@lancashire.gov.uk

www.archives.lancashire.gov.uk

Open: Mon, Wed, Fri 0900-1700; Tues 0900-2030; Thurs 0900-1600
Access: General public with CARN readers tickets.

Content: OS maps and plans of Lancashire at all scales and editions to ca.1980 (incomplete). County maps. Enclosure awards and maps, 1725-1807; tithe maps (1836 -1840s); estate maps and plans (16th-20th centuries); deposited plans of canals, roads, railways etc, 18th-20th Century.

Copying and digital imaging services. Self-service photography with permit.


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Reference Number: 256 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Libraries
Burnley Central Library
Reference and Local Studies Library
Grimshaw Street
BURNLEY
Lancs.
BB11 2BD

Person in charge: Miss J. Siddall
Telephone: 01282 437115 Ext. 120
Fax: 01282 452869
Email: burnley.enquiries@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Thur 0930-1900; Tue, Wed, Fri 0930-1700; Sat 0930-1600
Closed: all Bank holidays and Easter Saturday, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

Content: Approx. 2,450 sheets and 100 atlases. General atlases of the world and individual countries, also economic and historic. Road atlases for UK and Europe. OS maps mainly of Lancashire. Photographic copies of tithe maps and l8th-l9th century county/town maps.

Some air photographs.

Publishes Sources for Local and Family History, 1998.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 257 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Libraries
Chorley Central Library
Union Street
CHORLEY
Lancs.
PR7 1EB

Person in charge: Mr. D Whitham (Divisional Librarian)
Telephone: 01257 277222
Fax: 01257 231730
Email: chorley.enquiries@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk
"Website

Mon, Fri 1000-1900; Tue, Wed, Thurs 1000-1700 Sat 1000-1600

Content: Approx. 1,000 sheets (mostly OS maps) of Chorley and environs. Various scales from 1840-present. Aerial photographs of District 1963 and 1988.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 258 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Libraries
Colne Reference Library
Central Library
Market Street
COLNE
Lancs.
BB8 0AP

East Lancashire Division

Mr. J Hodgkinson (Divisional Librarian)
Person in charge: Mrs. Christine Bradley
Telephone: 01282 871155
Email: colne.reference@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk
Website

Mon 0930-1900; Tue 0930-1200; Wed, Thur, Fri 0930-1700; Sat 0930-1600

Content: Approx. 1,400 maps and plans of Pendle District and surrounding areas. Most OS maps of all scales and dates for the district.

100 aerial photographs of Colne.

Publication: Maps of Colne and District (1977).

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 260 - Last revised: 20/02/07 Edition 5

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Libraries
Nelson Reference Library
Nelson Library
Market Square
NELSON
Lancs.
BB9 7PU

East Lancashire Division

Divisional Librarian: Mr. John Hodgkinson
Person in charge: Mrs Christine Carradice
Telephone: 01282 692511 Ext. 28
Fax: 01282 449584
Email: nelson.reference@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk

Open: Mon & Wed 0930 - 1900; Tues, Thurs, Fri 0930 - 1700; Sat 0930 - 1600

Content: Approx. 1,500 maps and plans of Pendle District and surrounding areas.

Publication: Maps of Nelson and District: a Classified Catalogue of the Collection held for Reference at Nelson Library (1990).

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 261 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Libraries
Harris Library
Market Place
PRESTON
Lancs.
PR1 2PP

Person in charge: David Shuttleworth (Reference Librarian)
Telephone: 01772 404007
Fax: 01772 404011
Email: harris.enquiries@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Wed, Fri 1000-1930;Tue, Thur, Sat 1000-1700
Closed Tues. after Spring Bank Holiday, and on Easter Saturday

Content: Approx. 3,000 sheets. OS maps of all scales and dates far the local area (large scale of Preston, medium of Lancashire). Small scale topographical and geological of Great Britain; town maps of Preston from 1809 onwards.

Oblique aerial photographs of Preston from 1930s onwards.

Recent overhead colour photographs of present Preston District.

Photocopying subject to copyright and physical condition.


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Reference Number: 262 - Last revised: 11/02/07 Edition 5

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Library and Information Service
Rawtenstall Central Library
Queen's Square
Haslingden Rd
Rawtenstall
Lancs
BB4 6QU

Person in charge: Mrs. Laura Waterhouse
Telephone: 01706-227911
Fax: 01706 217014
Email: rawtenstall.reference@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk

www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries

Open: Mon, Thur 9.30-1930; Tues, Fri 9.30-1700; Wed 9.30-1300; Sat 9.30-1600

Content: Approx. 1,000 maps and 50 atlases. Maps of Rosssendale and environs from 1577 to date. OS maps at 1:10,560, 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 scales. Geology maps of East Lancashire. Small scale maps relating to much of Lancashire. Many UK street maps.

Photocopier available.

Note: There are small collections - mainly of OS large scale plans of their locality - in the central libraries at Blackpool, Fleetwood, and Leyland.


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Reference Number: 259 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Lancashire Archives : Burnley Central Library : Chorley Central Library : Colne Reference Library
Nelson Reference Library : Harris Library : Rawtenstall Central Library : Lancaster District Library

Lancashire County Libraries
Lancaster District Library
Market Square
LANCASTER
Lancs.
LA1 1HY

Person in charge: Mrs. J Loveridge
Telephone: 01524 580708
Fax: 01524 580709
Email: lancaster.library@lcl.lancscc.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 0930-1700; Thur 0930-1900; Sat 0930-1600

Content: Approx. 1,260 sheets. OS current editions of Lancaster District, all scales. 1:25,000 (Lancs. and Cumbria); 1:10,560, 1:10,000 and 1:2,500 (Lancashire). Original historical maps (from 1770), and reproductions from 1610. Maps of Lake District from early 19th century (including OS 1:10,560), and some of West Riding of Yorkshire. A good number of estate maps (18/19th centuries). Miscellaneous maps and plans including street plans, EEC boundaries, and administrative maps.

Photocopier, microfilm and microfiche readers available.


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Reference Number: 269 - Last revised: 15/02/07 Edition 5

Loughborough Library : The Record Office

Leicestershire County Council
Loughborough Library
Local Studies Collection
Granby Street
LOUGHBOROUGH
Leics.
LE11 3DZ

Person in charge: Steve Kettle (District Librarian)
Contact: Lisa Watson (Customer Services Librarian)
Telephone: 01509 212985
Fax: 01509 610594
Email: loughboroughlibrary@leics.gov.uk

www.leics.gov.uk/libraries/

Open: Mon - Thurs, 0930 - 2000 ; Fri, 0930 - 1730; Sat, 09.30 - 1700; Sun, 1300 - 1600
Researchers wishing to use the microfiche or microfilm readers are advised to book in advance.

Content: OS 1:2,500 (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 1966 eds.) for Loughborough, north Leics. and south Notts.; 1:10,560 for north Leics.; 1:1,250 for Loughborough. Miscellaneous collection of county maps, transport and utility maps for Loughborough and area, GOAD plans, local authority and estate agents plans, etc., mainly 19th-2Oth centuries. Geology and admin. maps for north Leicestershire. Miscellaneous aerial photographs (various dates).

Photocopying facilities in main library.


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Reference Number: 268 - Last revised: 15/02/07 Edition 5

Loughborough Library : The Record Office

Leicestershire County Council
The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Long Street
Wigston Magna
LEICESTER
Leics.
LE18 2AH

Incorporates the former Record Office and the Leicestershire Collection.

Person in charge: Mr. Carl Harrison (Chief Archivist), Mr. Aubrey W. Stevenson (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 0116 257 1080
Fax: 0116 257 1120
Email: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk
www.leics.gov.uk/museums

Open: Mon-Fri 0915-1700 (Wed 1930, Fri 1645); Sat 0915-1215
Closed Sats. before bank holidays

Content: Large collection of topographical maps including county, estate, and parish maps. OS County Series 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 for Leicestershire. Tithe, turnpike and enclosure maps and plans for the county. OS 1:1,250, GOAD plans, local authority plans (i.e.those included in planning documents), other maps e.g. administrative area, canal, geological, railway, streetF.

Large photographic collection.

Photocopying, photographic copies and microfilming available.


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Reference Number: 273 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Lincolnshire Archives : Lincoln Central Library

Lincolnshire County Council
Lincolnshire Archives
St. Rumbold Street
LINCOLN
Lincs.
LN2 5AB

Person in charge: Mrs. Susan Payne (Principal Keeper)
Telephone: 01522 526204 (search room hours direct) or 01522 782040
Fax: 01552 530047

www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/archives

Open: Mon CLOSED; Tues-Fri 0900-1700 (Nov-Feb); Tues 0900-1900 (Mar-Oct); Wed-Fri 0900-1700; Sat 0900-1600 (first 2 Sats of every month only)
Please make advance appointment - online bookings via website possible, CARN readers ticket necessary.

Content: Printed and manuscript maps of Lincolnshire, including OS County Series at 1:63,360 (1824, 1907); 1:10,560 (1887 incomplete, 1906 complete) for whole county; 1:2,500 for West Lindsey and part of the Isle of Axholme (ca.1887), and of Lindsey and other parts of the County (ca.1906); 1:500 plan of Lincoln City (1880-87). Enclosure, tithe and estate surveys, and maps of public undertakings. Mainly l7-2Oth-centuries with a few 15-16th centuries.

Photocopying, digital imaging, microfilming.


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Reference Number: 274 - Last revised: 08/02/07 Edition 5

Lincolnshire Archives : Lincoln Central Library

Lincolnshire County Council
Lincoln Central Library
Free School Lane
LINCOLN
LN2 1EZ

Contact: Information and Local Studies
Telephone: 01522 782010
Fax: 01522 535882


http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/section.asp?docId=33378&catId=7241

Open: Mon to Fri 09:30 - 19:00; Sat 09:30 - 16:00

Content: Approx. 6800 maps and 50 atlases. OS 1:50,000 complete; current 1:1,250, 1:2,500, 1:10,000 and 1:25,000 for Lincolnshire; also historical OS County Series at 1:2,500 and 1:10,560. Other historical maps of Lincolnshire at various scales and dates. Geological maps of the County. Collection of aerial photographs for Lincolnshire.

Photocopying subject to copyright (coin-operated).


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Reference Number: 275 - Last revised: 08/02/07 (Edition 5)

Liverpool City Council
Liverpool Central Library
William Brown Street
LIVERPOOL
L3 8EW

Person in charge: Miss J Little (Head of Library and Information Services)
Enquiries to: Ms. R. Grodner (Team Leader Business and Technology) or Mr. M Stoker (Manager Record Office and Local Studies)
Telephone: 0151 233 5844 (Humanities, Reference)
Telephone: 0151 2335817 Local Studies and Archives)
Fax: 0151 233 5886
Email: ;

liverpool.direct@liverpool.gov.uk

www.liverpool.gov.uk

Open: Mon-Fri 0900-1800; Sat 0900-1700; Sun 1200-1600
Record Office and Local Studies; closure for 2 weeks in June.
Record Office and Local Studies; reader's ticket required which can be obtained on giving proof of name and address.

Content:

  • Humanities Reference Department
    Approx. 20,000 sheets. OS 1:50,000, 1:25,000 and 1:10,000 for UK;
    1:1,250 for Merseyside; smaller scales as published. Various
    earlier editions at 1:10,560. Geological Survey at
    1:10,560/10,000 as published. Other misc. collections.
  • Record Office and Local History Department
    Covers Liverpool, Merseyside and surrounding area. OS County Series 1:2,500 and 1:10,560, also some 1:10,560 for Cheshire and Lancashire. Liverpool at 1:1,056 (1849).
    Street maps of Liverpool; estate maps - originals and some copies; copies of tithe maps. Holds the manorial and estate records of the Marquis of Salisbury (15-20th centuries).
    Houses the library of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.
    Town plans for UK and for major foreign cities available in the Business Technology Department.

Photocopying, microfilming, microfilm reader.

The Lending Library has a loan set of OS 1:50,000.


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