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Bristol Record Office

Bristol City Council

Online catalogue:

Several thousand maps and plans of the city and county of Bristol, and some of surrounding area; 15th to 20th century, MSS and printed maps at various scales. OS 1st and 2nd editions of 1:500 and 1:2,500 for county of Bristol; tithe maps for part of the Archdeaconery of Bristol; Plans of public utilities (1802- ); Parliamentary Act's plans (1852-1960); Architect's plans for Corporation of Bristol (20th century); Corporation building control plans (1851-1947). Special collections include plans of estates and collieries in Somerset, Gloucestershire, etc. owned by the Smyth family of Ashton Court (17-20th centuries); maps and plans of J.P. Sturge & Sons (Surveyors), chiefly of Somerset and Gloucestershire (18-20th centuries).

Online catalogue available


B Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol BS1 6XN

Main contact

Telephone number

0117 922 5692

Opening hours

Tues - Fri 0930-1630 Closed Mondays Closed last two weeks in January


Prior appointment desirable


Photocopying facilities are available. Private photography is allowed.
Scanning and photography available through the Bristol Digitisation Bureau (BDI), based at the Record Office.


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