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Item:360474198767London Ancestors find where they lived and worked Old Ordnance Survey Maps Brixton & Herne Hill 1913 This reprint first published November 2008 Description of Map 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 folded map highly detailed taken from the OS 1:2,500 (or 25 inch) maps and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. They show streets with individual houses, schools, churches, tram tracks, railway tracks and even signals, factories, wharves and such details as fountains and water troughs. . A must for the historian, geneologist and anyone interested in local history of Brixton & Herne Hill area of London around the 1911 census period. This map shows the area at that time and it is interesting to compare to a modern day map. Description from publisher Three versions of this map have been published 1870, 1894 and 1913, showing how the area developed across the years. The maps each cover the same area, stretching from Branksome Road and Strathleven Road eastward to Beckwith Road, and from Pulross Road and Brixton station southward to Brixton prison. The left half of the map comprises Brixton, with Brixton Hill running north-south through the map. Further east is Herne Hill, and Herne Hill itself runs northward through the map, lined with villas, many in grounds. Also crossing the map are railways, with Herne Hill station near the foot. Other features include Helix Gardens, Effra Road, Atlantic Road, Mayall Road, Railton Road, Coldharbour Lane, Loughborough Park, St Matthew's church, Brixton Hall, Lambeth Water Works, beer bottling works, Lowden Road, Brockwell Hall, north part of Brockwell Park, St Jude's church, Casino House, Loughborough Park station. Prison is blank on 1894 map but depicted on 1870 version.The maps have directory extracts on the reverse; 1894 map has street entries for Atlantic Road, The Avenue, Brixton Hill, Railton Road; 1913 version has street directory entries for Acre Lane, Coldharbour Lane, Effra Road, Fawnbrake Avenue, Railton Road.Adjacent Maps Camberwell, Clapham Common, East Dulwich and Streatham HillAll 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 a plastic protective wallet and board envelope, paddedenvelope and may not go through a small letter box, if you do not expect to be home please make arrangements for receipt of itemIf 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, County:London, Original/Reproduction:Antique Reproduction, Antique/ Modern:Modern, Condition:Brand New in protective wallet, type of map:Family History Local History Railway, Format:Sheet Map, Type:Ordnance Survey Map, Year:1913, City:London, Date Range:1910-1919, Country/Region:England, Era:1910s
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