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Item:360872259771Ancestors from Glamorgan find where they lived and worked Old Ordnance Survey Map Cardiff Canton & Riverside 1940 Glamorgan Sheet 43.14 This reprint first published March 2008 These are the Alan Godfrey maps and have a wide reputation for good quality maps at a fantastic price. Quote from a well respected London Bookshop "Fascinating series of reproductions of old Ordnance Survey plans in the Alan Godfrey Editions, ideal for anyone interested in the history of their neighbourhood or family. Selected towns in Great Britain and Ireland are covered by maps showing the extent of urban development in the last decades of the 19th…" This is a brand new black & white map highly detailed. They are taken from the OS 1:2,500 (or 25 inch) maps and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by a mile. They show streets with individual houses, tram tracks, railway tracks and even signals, factories, wharves etc. On the reverse is an historic introduction with extracts from a 1906 street directory, incl for Alexander Road, Atlas Road, Cowbridge Road, Beda Road, Craddock Street, Leckwith Road. Crwys Road, Diana Street, Donald Street, St Andrew's Crescent, Wyeverne Street. A must for the historian, genealogist and anyone interested in Cardiff in 1940 covering Grangetown Ward, Riverside Ward, Canton Ward.Description from publisher Coverage is the Canton area and part of the Riverside area of Cardiff. Coverage stretches from Cathedral Road and Neville Street westward to Victoria Park, and southward to Virgil Street. Features include G W R Railway Line Radyr Branch, Penarth Loop, Canton railway depot with engine shed, carriage sheds, turntable, sidings etc; Ninian Park Football ground, tramways, City Isolation Hospital, Canton Brick Works, Ely River,Companys Wood , malthouse, slaughter-house, cinemas, City Lodge Public Assistance Institution, , Leckwith Road and many streets of terraced housing, with individual houses neatly delineated. Additional information from seller Churches & Schools, St Johns Church, St Lukes Church, Baptist Church, Landaff Road, High School, R C Church, Baptist Church, Schools, Infant School Severn Road, School & Infant School Railway Terrace, School & Infant School Pembroke Road, Adjacent Maps Llandaff and Central Cardiff All our items are despatched by Royal Mail with either Certificate of Posting stamped by the Post Office with the date of despatch or for more expensive purchases with Signed for Delivery. They are despatched in protective plastic wallet and board envelope and may not go through a small letter box, if you do not expect to be home please make arrangements for receipt of item If you purchase through our special offers of postage discount or free postage please wait for invoice that shows the discount has been applied, this has to be applied manually by seller and you may receive an intrim automatic invoice from ebay. Our discount is based your purchasing all items together with one payment. Please provide your full and correct postal address including addressee (named person, name of road company, floor, department etc ) which complies with Royal Mail address and postcode , in particular if you are requesting despatch to work address and ensure that arrangements have been made for receipt of item if you are not available to receive item and if delivered on a Saturday. If you wish to pay by Credit Card payment we do not accept credit card payments direct. If you do not have a paypal account you can sign on as a guest free of charge and pay through paypal with your credit card..Condition:Brand New in protective wallet, Region:UK, Antique/ Modern:Modern, County:Glamorgan, Original/Reproduction:Antique Reproduction, Map Type:Family History Railway & River, Format:Sheet Map, Type:Ordnance Survey Map, Year:1940, City:Cardiff, Country/Region:Wales, Era:1940s
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Old Ordnance Survey Map Cardiff Canton & Riverside Wales 1940 Godfrey Edition