Cantii. Southsexiae. Surriae. et Middelsexiae comitat. Christopher Saxon.
Engraving by Remigius Hogenbergius, dated 1575 the fourth state, published by Philip Lea in about 1680 in The Shires of England and Wales described by Christopher Saxton, with some alterations. Roads were added and the hundreds are marked
Hastings.(detail) 1589 Christopher Saxton in An Atlas of England and Wales
Sussex. 1599 Pieter van der Keere
Sussexia Sive Southsex olim pars Regnorum . 1607 William Kip after Christopher Saxton for Camden's Britannia
Hastings.(detail). 1610 John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine
Sussex. 1626 John Bill in the Abridgement of Camden's Brittania
Sussex. 1635 Jacob van Langeren (distance tables by Thomas Jenner) in Matthew Simons' A Direction for the English Traviller. (3rd edn.)
Sussex. 1673 Richard Blome in his Britannia
Sussex. 1695 Robert Morden in Camden's Britannia
Sussex. 1742 Thomas Badeslade. pub. W. H. Toms in Chorographica Britanniæ
(High resolution images of the 1st and the extensively revised 3rd states of this atlas)
Sussex. 1750 Thomas Kitchin for the London Magazine
Sussex. 1756 Emannuel Bowen for The General Magazine Of Arts And Sciences
The Roads from London to Dover,Rye, Hith, Margate, Ramsgate and Deal. 1765 London Magazine
Sussex. 1769(1748) John Rocque in England Displayed - a reprint of The Small British Atlas(1753) whose maps were drawn from Rocque's English Traveller (1 748)
The Road from London to Arundel & Arundel to Chichester. 1767 London Magazine
Sussex. 1787(1695) John Seller in Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales, originally published in Seller's Anglia Contracta (1695)
Parts of Surrey and Sussex. 1794 John Cary section 16 of of Cary's Map of England
Sussex. 1801 John Cary in Cary's New English Atla s published 1809
The Route from New Shoreham to Chichester. 1811 Paterson's Roads
The Route from Chichester to Fareham. 1811 Paterson's Roads
The Route from Deal to Hythe. 1811 Paterson's Roads
The Route from Hythe to Rye. 1811 Paterson's Roads
The Route from Rye to Eastbourne 1811 Paterson's Roads
The Route from Eastbourne to New Shoreham. 1811 Paterson's Roads
The Road from London to Hastings. 1814 Edward Mogg’s Survey of the High Roads of England and Wales
Sussex. 1820 John Cary, in Cary's Traveller's Companion
The Environs of Brighton. 1821 John Cary
Chichester. 1822 from Sussex ExcursionsSussex. 1828 J.Pass for the Encyclopaedia Londonensis
Sussex . 1831 Robert Creighton/Samuel Lewis
Brighton. 1834 Adaptation of Manders' 1834 map showing the growth of the town from 1779
Horsham. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Midhurst. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J. & C. Walker for Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary
Sussex. -electoral divisions and polling places. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J. & C. Walker for Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary
Rye. 1840 detail from Rye Harbour, surveyed by Messrs. Sherrard and Hall under the direction of Wm. Cubitt
Lewes. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Rye. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Brightelmstone. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Hastings. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Arundel. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Chichester. ca. 1835 Robert Creighton, engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Arundel. ca.1835 Lt. Robert Dawson
Rye. 1835 Lt. Robert Dawson in Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales
Sussex. 1840 J. Archer in Dugdale's England & Wales Delineated
New Shoreham- electoral districts. 1840 Robert Creighton engr. J. & C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
Hollington 1844 tithe map
Sussex 1848 W. Schmollinger. for Thomas Moule's The English Counties Delineated; or, A Topographical Description of England.
Hastings Old Town. ca.1850 (333kb)
Sussex. 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.
This is one of the first editions to distinguish between completed railways (thick black line) and projected railways (thin hatched line), some of which were never completed.
Central Hastings-the "New Town" 1859 (86kb)
The London and Brighton Railway. ca.1863 Edward Weller in The Weekly Dispatch.
Cuckfield area. 1863. B.R.Davies (detail from county map in The Weekly Dispatch Atlas)
Sussex. 1863 B.R.Davies for the Weekly Despatch Atlas
Sussex. ca.1870 W. Hughes for Virtue's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
St.Leonards 1873 (271kb)
Sussex. ca.1879 Ordnance Survey (detailed maps)
The South Coast Railway. 1883 Edward Weller for the Weekly Dispatch
A Plan of Hastings and St. Leonards. 1890 George Bacon
Eastbourne. ca.1890 cartographer not known
Plan of Brighton. 1892 J. Bartholomew in Black's Handy Atlas of England and Wales
Sussex. 1892 George Phillp and Son in Phillips Handy Atlas
Brighton. 1898 J.Bartholomew. The Royal Atlas of England and Wales
Hastings .town-plan(and detail) 1900 K.Baedeker
Brighton. town-plan(and detail) 1900 K.Baedeker
Old Sussex Mapped: Two centuries of Sussex County Maps.
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Sussex. 1756. Emanuel Bowen, Engraved for the General Magazine of Arts & Sciences for W.
Owen at Temple Bar.
Sussex. 1808 H. Cooper. Published January 1, 1808 by R. Phillips Bridge St., Blackfriar's London.
Sussex. 1808. G. Cole, engraved by J. Roper. Published by Vermy, Hood & Sharpe.
Sussex. c. 1840 Drawn and Engraved by J. Archer, Pentonville, London, for Dugdale's England and Wales
Sussex. 1750. Thomas Kitchin. Engraved and drawn by Thomas Kitchin.
Sussex. 1763. Thomas Kitchin. Engraved and drawn by Thomas Kitchin.
Sussex. 1695. (coloured) Robert Morden. Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham & John Churchill.
Sussex. 1695. (uncoloured) Robert Morden. Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham & John Churchill.
Sussex. 1837. Moule. Engraved by W.S. Schmollinger,
Sussex. 1778-83 Yeakell and Gardner
Sussex. 1610. John Speed. Described by John Norden, augmented by John Speede, Engraved by
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