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The Haven of Jersey 1545  (155 kb) Island Heritage Maps and Prints

Popinjay's Platte - Map of Jersey 1563  Richard Popinjay (136kb) Island Heritage Maps and Prints

Caerte van die Zee Custen, Eensdeelss Normandien, en Brittangen met
de Eÿlanden daer otrent ghelegen.    1584
Lucas Janzoon Waghenaur. : Christopher Plantin, Leiden (40kb)
IOW, Anglesea, Jersey & Guernsey.(Angliae, in qua Insulae)   1616 Petrus Bertius in Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri septem   Tooley Adams & Co.

Jarsay.  1628 Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius. (detail from map of Channel Islands in Atlas Minor)

 (Guernsey, Jersey) The Seventh Table of England.The British Islands 1635  Gerard Mercator / M Sparke, London, (70kb) cosmography.com

Garnsay.   1635  Mercator/Hondius

Jarsay.   1635  Mercator/Hondius

Jersey.  1637  J. Mercator
(link via Bodleian Library, read copyright info.) (267kb)

Garnesay, Jarsay  1650  from Gerard Mercator's map published originally by Hondius in 1607 in Atlas Minor and revised by Jan Jansson  

Sarnia Insula vulgo Garnsey et Insula Caesaria vernacula Jarsey.   1645  Joan Bleau (from the 1664 Dutch edition of Atlas Major

Jersey, Guernsey, Holy Island and Farne. 1610  John Speed ( 1676 re-engraving by Hondius) (165kb)

Channel Islands.   1645  Jan Jansson

Holy Island, Garnsey, Farne and Jarsey .1657  Jan Jansson (87kb) Tooley Adams & Co.

Jersey  1673  Richard Blome (93kb) Ross Old Book & Print Shop

A Mapp of the Isles of Wight, Jarsay, Garnsey, Sarke, Man, Orcades and Shetland. 1673  Richard Blome  Tooley Adams & Co.

Garnsey.   1673  Richard Blome

Channel Islands.   1683 Alain Manison Mallett   (Paris) (72kb)

A Map of the Isle of Wight, Portsea, Halinge, also The islands of Iarsey
 & Garnsey which are part of Hampshire.    1693
  Phillip Lea
                                                                   Tooley Adams & Co.
Guernsey.   1694
  John Sellar (64kb)

Jersey. 1694(1797) John Sellar republished in Farancis Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales.

Garnsea.   1695  Robert Morden  (large file! -468kb)

Iarsay Isola gia detta Cæsarea .  1695  Vincento Maria Coronelli (67kb) Tooley Adams & Co.

The British Islands. 1696  Coronelli (32kb)

Garnsea, Jarsea, Aldernea. 1720   John Owen & Emanuel Bowen (91kb)

Channel Islands  in "The Smaller Islands of the British Ocean".   ca.1701 Robert Morden in The New Description and State of England

The Smaller Islands of the British Ocean.(Channel Islands )  1720   Emanuel Bowen and John Owen in Britannia Depicta      

Channel Islands.   1722  Robert Morden. (detail from "The Smaller Islands in the British Ocean") (72kb)

Carte de L'Isle de Jersey 1755  Jacques Nicholas Bellin  Island Heritage Maps and Prints

Island of Guernsey (detail)   1757  Jacques Nicholas Bellin  (458kb)

Jersey, Gurnsey and Alderney.   1769  Thomas Kitchin in England Displayed

A Plan of St. Helier.   1781. cartographer not known. published in the Town & Country Magazine (London, England) dated Jan, 1781

Channel Islands.   1784  Thos. Condor (32kb) Old Maps of the Channel Islands

Jersey.   1787  John Seller in Francis Grose's The Antiquities of England and Wales. (27kb) Richard Nicholson -antiquemaps.com

Jersey.   1777   W. Hooper  in Grose's Antiquities of Britain (80kb) Old Maps of the Channel Islands

Guernsey.   1777   W. Hooper   in Grose's Antiquities of Britain  (62kb) Old Maps of the Channel Islands

A Map of the Islands of GUERNSEY, JERSEY, ALDERNEY, & SARK  1779   Gentleman's Magazine

Guernsey   1787  Franz von Reilly in Schauplatz der funf Theile der Welt

Channel Islands and Normandy.   1790  Rigobert Bonne

A New Map of the Isles of Guernsey, Jersey etc.   1794  T. Conder in the 2nd.edition of George Augustus Walpoole's The New British Traveller   Classical Images

Die Insel Aurigny oder Alderney.   1796 Franz Johann von Reilly (80kb) Tooley Adams & Co.

Jersey.   1806 John Cary in Camden's Britannia (2nd edn.)

A Map of the Island of Jersey; Garnsey or Sarina; Alderney ; 1805 Dumaresq, Philip. (36kb)

Guernsey, Herm, Sark & Alderney. 1807 H.R. Hewitt (63kb) Ross Old Book & Print Shop

Isle of Jersey.   1807 H.R.Hewitt   Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps

Remote British Isles. 1809  Marshall/Arrowsmith

Jersey.   1801   John Thomson in his New General Atlas

Guersey.   1801  John Thomson in his New General Atlas

Jersey, Guernsey Etc.   1814  John Luffman in  An Atlas of Europe, Comprising The Empires, Kingdoms and States, as also The Principal Cities  and Ports (120kb)

Channel Islands.  1816  Pinkerton. (detail from The Remote British Islands in Pinkerton's Modern Atlas (209kb)

The Map from Plees Account of Jersey 1817 (150kb) Island Heritage Maps and Prints

Jersey.   1821 JohnThomson

Guernsey. 1831  Robert Creighton in Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of England (99kb)

Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.   1833  Sydney Hall   Classical Images

The Channel Islands . ca.1835  J. Bartholomew (70kb)

Guernsey and its Dependent Isles.   1835  Robert Creighton, engr. J & C.Walker in Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary 

Guersey and its Dependent Isles .  1842  Samuel Lewis

Guernsey and its Dependant Isles (Alderney, Sark).   1840   Robert Creighton for Lewis's Topographical Dictionary

Jersey.   1848  Robert Creighton

Jersey.   1848   R.Creighton, engraved J.& C.Walker, published  Samuel Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England
Ross Old Book & Print Shop

Guernsey, and its Dependent Isles.   1848   R.Creighton, engraved J.& C.Walker, published  Samuel Lewis  Topographical Dictionary of England Ross Old Book & Print Shop

Channel Islands.  1851  Tallis (250kb)

Guernsey  1852 or 1854.  Sydney Hall in A Travelling County Atlas.
This work was first published in 1842 and went through numerous updated editions until 1880.
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Jersey  1852 or 1854. 
Sydney Hall in A Travelling County Atlas.
This work was first published in 1842 and went through numerous updated editions until 1880.
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Jersey and Sark. 1859  Edward Weller. (detail from The British Islands and the North Sea

The Channel Islands.   ca.1860  John Dower or Edward Weller for Cassell's Atlas

The Channel Islands.   ca.1863  Edward Weller in The Weekly Dispatch .

Channel Islands   ca.1870  W. Hughes (112kb)

Channel Islands.   1870  Alexander Fullarton in the Gazetteer of Great Britain & Ireland (185kb)

Channel Islands ca.1870  Virtue & Co. (461kb)

Channel Islands. ca.1880  pub. George Phillip

Jersey.   ca.1880  Bacon ( large file!! 690 kb) H.K. Fears Site:

Channel Islands.   1890  George Phillip

The Channel Islands.   1890  W. Hughes,  pub. Virtue & Sons

Dorset, SW Hants, IOW & Channel Islands.   1893  W. & A.K. Johnston. Cassells Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (64kb)  

Channel Islands.   1897  Karl Baedeker in Handbook for Travellers.  

Channel Islands  1897  W. & A.K. Johnston in The World-Wide Atlas of Modern Geography.
 
A fine collection of Jersey maps can be found on
H.K. Fears Site:

Jersey  1701  John Seller
Jersey  1748  Thomas Osborne
Jersey  1801  John Luffman
Jersey  1806  Louis D. d'Arcy Rochette
Jersey  1777   W. Hooper in Grose's Antiquities of Britain
Channel Islands. 1876   From Warren's A Brief Course in Geography
                    Published in Philadelphia by Cowperthwait & Co.
Channel Islands  1805 Marshall, from Warren's A Brief Course in Geography
                    Published in Philadelphia by Cowperthwait & Co.
Jersey.  ca.1880   Bacon (205 kb)