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Cheswick Green.   1500  Estate Survey

Staffordshiae.  ca, 1602 (1670)
William Smith. This Plate reprinted and sold by Henry Overton  ca.1670

Staffordshire. 1607 William Kip after Christopher Saxton for Camden's Britannia

  Stafford.    1611  John Speed  in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine

Lichfield.   1611  John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine

Staffordshire.   1627  Pieter Van de Keere.

Staffordshire. 1631 John Speed  in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine

Staffordiensis Comitatus, Vulgo Stafford Shire.   1648   Johannes Blaeu
                                                                          

Stafford -town plan . 1661  Rutger Hermannides adaptation of Speed's plan

Stafford Countie and Towne with the Ancient Citie Lichfield described.    1676.  Speed, John.  Bassett & Chiswell,  London

Staffordiae Comitatus. ca.1713 William Smith. pub. London: John & [Henry] Overton, printed by Peter Stent (from a series of 12 maps which up until recent years were of unknown origin but now acknowledged to be by William Smith. Reprinted in 1662, about 1680 and about 1713.)

Staffordshire.   1720  Emanuel Bowen and John Owen in Britannia Depicta   The Old Map Shop

Staffordshire.   1722  Robert Morden in Camden's Britannia

Staffordshire. 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)

Wolverhampon.   1750  Isaac Taylor (a zoom-able map using Shockwave - right click to access zoom menu)(423kb)

Staffordshire.  1753  Robert Morden in Camden's Britannia

'A Plan of the Canals Now Making from the Several Coal Mines in the Neighbourhood of Stourbridge and Dudley, to the Great Canal from the Trent to the Severn near Stourten in the County of Stafford, Survey'd in 1775 by Robert Whitworth, Gentleman's Magazine.

The Road from London to Carlisle.   1766  J. Gibson in The London Magazine
(via Staffs.,Cheshire, Lancashire, Westmoreland, Cumberland and Northumberland)

Staffordshire.  1767  Emanuel Bowen,   engr. Thomas Kitchin in Atlas Anglicanus

A plan of the Navigable Canal from Birmingham in the County of Warwick to the canal at Aldersley near Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford, with a collateral cut to the coal mines at Wednesbury.    1771  Gentlemen'sMagazine

'A Plan of the Navigable Canal, Now Making from the City
of Coventry. To Communicate with the Grand Canal upon Fradley Heath, in the County of Stafford'. 1771
  John Lodge

A Plan of the Canal from Trent to Severn.   1771  Gentleman's Magazine

A Plan of the Grand Canal from the Trent to the Mersey.   1771   Gentleman's Magazine 

 County of Stafford, 1775   W. Yates   (Potteries & Newcastle-under-Lyme area)

Staffordshire.   1787  John Seller in Francis Grose's Antiquities of Great Britain...

Staffordshire.  1787  John Seller in Francis Grose's Antiquities of  Great Britain...

Staffordshire .  1787  John Cary in A New and Correct  English Atlas

Staffordshire.  1787  John Cary in A  New and Correct English Atlas   Your Old Maps Online

Staffordshire.  1788  E. Noble,  engr. John Cary for Richard Gough's English translation of Camden's Britannia

Parts of Cheshire, Staffordshire.   1794  John Cary section 41 of  of Cary's Map of England

Parts of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire.  1794  John Cary,   section 32 of  of Cary's Map of England

Plan of the Canal from the Trent to the Mersey.   1794  engr. T.Mutlow in John Aiken's A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty miles round Manchester , pub. John Stockdale    Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps

 Staffordshire.   1795. anon, published by John Stockdale in J.Aiken's A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty miles round Manchester Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps

Wolverhampton - Walsall - Stourbridge area. 1795. John Stockdale (detail from map above)
                                                                         
Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps

Staffordshire.   1803  John Aikin in England Delineated 5th edn   East-West Cartographics

Staffordshire.   1805  John Cary in the New British Atlas. (first published in Camden's Britannia, 1789.)

Staffordshire.    1806   John Cary  in Cary's New English Atlas published 1809

Staffordshire.   1814  John Cary in Cary's Traveller's Companion   The Old Map Shop

Staffordshire . 1820  John Cary   in Cary's Traveller's Companion

Staffordshire.   1828  James Pigot (205kb)  Robert Ross & Co.

Staffordshire.     1833 Sidney Hall in A New British Atlas   rookesfineart

Wolverhampton.   1835  Lt. Robert Dawson

Walsall.  ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Lichfield.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Stafford.  ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Newcastle Under Lyne.  ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Tamworth.   ca. 1835
  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Lichfield.   1835  Ordnance Survey (courtesy of The Village Atlas© )

Staffordshire.  1836  J. Bingley  for Thomas Moule's The English Counties Delineated; or, A Topographical Description of England.

Staffordshire.- electoral districts.   1840  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Staffordshire.   1842  J. Archer for Thomas  Dugdale's England and Wales Delineated 
                                                       Robert Ross & Co.

Staffordshire. 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.
Rookesfineart

Staffordshire.   1861  B.R. Davies for the Weekly Despatch Atlas

Stafford area.  1863  B.R.Davies (detail from county map  in The Weekly Dispatch Atlas )

Staffordshire. 1863  John Dower in Cassell's Weekly Dispatch Atlas   Your Old Maps Online

Staffordshire ca.1870  W. Hughes, in The National Gazetteer published by Virtue & Co

Staffordshire. 1876  Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edn.

Lichfield.   ca.1880  Ordnance Survey (courtesy of The Village Atlas© )

Tipton-Halesowen area.   ca.1880  detail from County Map pub. William Mackenzie

Staffordshire.  1885  Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
                                                                                                         
London Ancestor
Newcastle-underLyme, Hanley, Stoke on Trent. (Eastern Section).  1885  Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.                                London Ancestor

Newcastle-underLyme, Hanley, Stoke on Trent. (Western Section).  1885 
Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.                              London Ancestor

Wolverhampton.  1885  Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
                                                                                                        
London Ancestor

Staffordshire. 1889 Encyclopaedia Brittannica
Clickable map, high resolution, great detail.

Staffordshire.   ca.1891  Ordnance Survey (detailed maps)

Staffordshire.   1892  George Phillp and Son in Phillips Handy Atlas

Walsall-Birmingham area.   1897  detail from Encyclopaedia Britannia

Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire.   1898  W. & A.K. Johnston for Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edn.

Rowley.(Detail)   1902 Ordnance Survey

Rowley. 1902 Ordnance Survey 

Lichfield.   ca.1905  Ordnance Survey (courtesy of The Village Atlas© )

 
 
(The following list will be also found on the Warwickshire list as the maps straddle both counties)

The Black Country Maps Page (link updated Aug 2000)

The Bilston Wednesbury Dudley and Oldbury Districts in 1830

The Gornals, Sedgley, Penn and Himley Districts in 1880

Brierley Hill, Stourbridge and Quarry Bank Districts in 1880

Halesowen, Cradeley Heath, Rowley and Langley Districts in 1880

Walsall Bloxwich and Pelsall Districts in 1830

Smethwick Harborne Edgbaston and West Birmingham Districts in 1830

Smethwick Harborne Edgbaston and West Birmingham Districts in 1881

Trysull Swindon Bobbington Districts in 1834

Trysull Swindon Bobbington Districts in 1880

The East side of Birmingham in the 1830's

The West side of Birmingham in the 1830's
 


 

Maps of Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire:

Burslem maps:
                   An early 19thC copy of a map of Burslem c1720, showing potworks scattered around
                   the ancient settlement.
                   1740 town plan of Burslem by William Heaton
                   Burslem section of 1775 William Yates map of Staffordshire
                   1812 plan of the centre Burslem shows new streets & squares
                   1832 map of Burslem by T. Hargreaves
 Longport:
           1775 map of Longport.
           1832 T. Hargreaves Longport section Map of the Potteries & Newcastle-under-Lyme.
           1851 Ordnance Survey map of Top Bridge Pottery.
           1851 Ordnance Survey map of Bottom (New)  Bridge Pottery.
           1851 Ordnance Survey map of Longport Pottery.
           1878 Ordnance Survey map of Clarence St. and Prince's Square.
           1878 Ordnance Survey map of Longport Hall.
           1851 Ordnance Survey map of Longport showing all three potteries.
           1900 Ordnance Survey map of Longport showing changes from 1850's.
           Yates 1775 map of the Potteries showing the Longport area.
           Allbut's 1802 map showing the location of the works.
 Hanley:
                   Cauldon Place showing the Falcon glassworks and Brown-Westhead, Moore
                                                         potworks,  1898 (section from ordnance survey map)

 Hartshill and the cemetery:
          Location map including Hartshill and Penkhull
          1898 Ordnance Survey Map of Hartshill cemetery layout
          The grave block plan - how the cemetery was divided up
          Map showing ground allocated to the different religious denominations
          Map showing division of the cemetery into 4 classes of graves
          1924 Ordnance Survey map of area around the cemetery

 Etruria:
          1767 map of the Ridge House Estate
          1832 Hargreaves map of Etruria Hall
          1877 Ordnance Survey map of Wedgwood's Etruria Works
          1877 Ordnance Survey map of Etruria Hall
          1878 Ordnance Survey map of Lord Street in Etruria Village
          1878 Ordnance Survey map of Etruria village and Wedgwood factory
          1924 Ordnance Survey map of Etruria village and Wedgwood factory
          1899 Ordnance Survey map of Shelton steel and colliery

 Stoke:
                   Stoke, centred on Minton & Hollins factory bordered by North Street and Shelton Old
                             Road, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)
                   Fenton/Stoke, centered on Whieldon Road showing Winkle and Wood's Colonial
                             Pottery, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)
                   1898 Ordnance Survey map centred on Glebe Street, showing Town Hall and St.
                             Peters Church
                   Map (1800-26) showing the Glebe land belonging to Stoke church.

 Penkhull:
          1877 Ordnance Survey map showing the Penkhull Farm buildings in Garden Street
          The extent and value of Penkhull Farm 1848 Map
          1872 Plan of Penkhull Square
          Beech Grove, Penkhull - Home of John Harrison, built 1792 - 1877 OS Map
          1878 Ordnance Survey map of Penkhull Square
          Auction Plan for the Mount - 1875
                   1851 detailed Ordnance Survey Map of Burslem Town Centre
                   1851 detailed Ordnance Survey Map of the area around St.John's Church
                   1851 detailed Ordnance Survey Map of the area around Enoch Wood's factory
                   1878 Ordnance Survey Map showing the full extent of Wood's grounds & the flint mill
                   Burslem town centre, 1898 (section from ordnance survey map)