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Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

Bedfordshire County Council / Luton Borough Council

A considerable collection of printed and manuscript maps and atlases of Bedfordshire. Some general and regional maps of Ireland. Some early maps of parts of the USA.

A number of publications are available for purchase, in particular, the publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, which include Printed Maps and Town Plans of Bedfordshire, 1576-1900 (Betty Chambers, BHRS vol.62 1983), and Map of Bedfordshire by Thomas Jefferys, 1765 (BHRS 1983)

Selected images of OS and Enclosure maps are available via the website.


County Hall, Cauldwell Street, BEDFORD, Beds. MK42 9AP

Main contact

Telephone number

01234 228833 (direct), 01234 363222 Ext.2833

E-mail address
Opening hours

Mon 0900-1900, Tue, Wed & Fri 0900 - 1700 Closed Thursdays


No reader's ticket or appointment system


Photocopying and photography available


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