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1872 Beverly

Beverly, Massachusetts Maps

by Robert Raymond

This is a collection of the most important maps of interest to the researcher of the RAYMOND/RAYMENT family in North Beverly in the 1600's. The maps are presented in chronological order. One Salem Village map is included because Ryal Side maps show some details of North Beverly and because of the map's early creation and early subject date.


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Old Farmers Grant of 1635

"Plan of Ward Five, Beverly, Mass.
showing 'Old Farmers Grant' [of 1635]"
November, 1929
Albert H. Richardson, City Engineer

The Old Planters of Beverly in Massachusetts and the Thousand Acre Grant of 1635, Alice Gertrude Lapham, 1930, inside back cover.

Large (2544 x 1829) 173KB
Medium (800 x 575) 83KB
Small (200 x 144) 11KB

Balch map of Ancient Beverly

"Map of Ancient Beverly, 17th Century."
Drawn by Samuel W. Balch.
Date: unspecified

Genealogy of the Balch Families in America, Galusha Burchard Balch, 1897, vol. 1, p. 17.

Large (2028 x 1509) 848KB
Medium (892 x 664) 211KB
Small (200 x 149) 24KB

Detail from the previous map

Detail from previous map, "Map of Ancient Beverly, 17th Century," by Samuel W. Balch.

This shows the curvy nature of old Balch street, whose route was once attributed to someone following the wanderings of an old cow.

Medium (353 x 389) 97KB
Small (200 x 220) 37KB

The Earliest Houses in Beverly

"Showing the Approximate Locations of the Earliest Houses in Beverly"
Illustrator: Unspecified
Date: Unspecified

The Old Planters of Beverly in Massachusetts and the Thousand Acre Grant of 1635, Alice Gertrude Lapham, 1930, frontispiece.

Numbering and legend redrawn by Robert Raymond in smaller images for legibility.

Large (864 x 1116) 185KB
Medium (648 x 837) 120KB
Small (200 x 269) 22KB
Perley's map of 1600's Beverly

Detail from "Map of Beverly"
Illustrator: Unspecified
Date: Unspecified

The History of Salem, Massachusetts, Volume II, 1638-1670, Sidney Perley, 1926, p. 417.

Large (572 x 988) 218KB
Medium (381 x 658) 127KB
Small (200 x 345) 43KB

Raymond's map of the Old Planters' Grant

"Map of the Old Planters 1000 Acre Grant of 1635,"
Robert Raymond,
Revised 19 August 2000. 1 Sep. 2002 <<http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/ ~raymondfamily>>.

Available on this website at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/ ~raymondfamily/ OldPlantersMap.html (if necessary, remove embedded spaces in the URL).

1692 Salem Village

"Map of Salem Village, 1692."
By W. P. Upham.
1866.

Salem Witchcraft; with an account of Salem Village..., Charles W. Upham, 1867.

Large (2000 x 1410) 1,844KB
Medium (823 x 580) 391KB
Small (200 x 141) 27KB

Available online at http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/maps/ Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window. with index for numbered place names and properties.

Perley's Beverly in 1700, No. 1

"Beverly in 1700, No. 1"
Illustrator: Unspecified
Date: Unspecified

Wenhem Pond is at the top of this map.

Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, "Salem in 1700," Sidney Perley, 1919, vol. LV, p. 82.

Large (1965 x 1050) 592KB
Medium (786 x 420) 167KB
Small (200 x 107) 17KB

Sidney's "Salem in 1700" is available on this website at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/ ~raymondfamily/Beverly1700/Cover.html.

Perley's Beverly in 1700, No. 2

"Beverly in 1700, No. 2"
Illustrator: Unspecified
Date: Unspecified

Shoe Pond of Bass River is on the left of this map.

Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, "Salem in 1700," Sidney Perley, 1919, vol. LV, p. 208.

Large (1773 x 1512) 1,001KB
Medium (887 x 756) 367KB
Small (200 x 170) 29KB

Sidney's "Salem in 1700" is available on this website at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/ ~raymondfamily/Beverly1700/Cover.html.

1872 Beverly

Detail from "Beverly, 1872."

Atlas of Essex County, Worley & Bracher (Engravers), D.G. Beers & Co. (Publisher), Philadelphia, 1872, p. 28? 97?

Large (1574 x 2145) 1,451KB
Medium (630 x 858) 310KB
Small (200 x 272) 39KB
Beer's 1872 map of Beverly

The previous map is a detail from this map. This is just a small image to give you an idea of the color and composition of the whole map.

Medium (454 x 363) 122KB
Small (200 x 160) 33KB
1886 Beverly

"View of Beverly. Massachusetts. 1886."
W. A. Greenough & Co.
1886?

North Beverly is not visible in this bird's eye perspective. This map is not to scale.

Large (2084 x 1616) 960KB
Medium (834 x 646) 495KB
Small (200 x 147) 31KB

Available online from the Library of Congress at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3764b.pm002714 Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window..

1893 Beverly

Detail of Beverly from "Salem, MA Quadrangle," USGS 15 minute series.
Edition of October 1893. Surveyed 1886. Reprinted 1940.
Henry Gannett, Chief Geographer.

Detail is from the southwest quarter of the quadrangle.

Medium (678 x 681) 168KB
Small (200 x 201) 44KB

Available online as part of the University of New Hampshire Dimond Library online collection of Historic USGS Maps of New England and New York. See http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/Salem.htm Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window..

1895 Essex County

Essex County, Massachusetts in 1895.
Copyright 1895, by Rand, McNally & Co.

Published in Atlas of the World(?), Rand, McNally & Co., 1895.

Large (1000 x 920) 349KB
Small (200 x 184) 44KB

Available online as part of the 1895 U.S. Atlas Project at the Livingston County MI-USGenWeb Site. See http://www.livgenmi.com/essexMA.htm Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window..

1949 Beverly

Beverly about 1949. Composed by Robert Raymond.

Left portion of map is from "Salem Quadrangle," USGS 7.5 minute series. Revised 1949. Surveyed 1942. Detail from northeast quarter of the quadrangle.

Right portion of map is from "Marblehead North Quadrangle," USGS 7.5 minute series. Edition of 1945. Revised in 1950. Reprinted 1951 with corrections. Surveyed 1942. Detail from northwest quarter of the quadrangle.

Large (1401 x 1392) 1,757KB
Medium (701 x 696) 340KB
Small (200 x 199) 39KB

Quadrangles available online as part of the University of New Hampshire Dimond Library online collection of Historic USGS Maps of New England and New York. See http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/Salem7.5MA.htm Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window. and http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/MarbleheadNorth7.5MA.htm Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window..

1985 Beverly

Beverly, Massachusetts area in 1985, USGS topographic map, 1 July 1985, Microsoft Terraserver online database, 3 Aug. 2000 <<http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/>>.

Large (2445 x 1845) 1,474KB
Medium (978 x 738) 782KB
Small (200 x 151) 34KB

Available online from Microsoft Terraserver at http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/image.aspx?t=2& s=12& x=432& y=5892& z=19& w=2 Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window. (if necessary, remove embedded spaces in the URL).

1995 Beverly

Beverly, Massachusetts area in 1995, Massachusetts Geographic Information System (MassGIS) aerial photograph, 1995, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) MassGIS online database, 6 July 2000 <<http://ortho.mit.edu>>.

*While the thumbnail shows the 2nd Congregational Church on the NE corner of Cabot and Conant, the larger photographs cover from Wenham Lake on the north to Shoe Pond on the south.

Large (3584 x 4915) 4,512KB
Medium (560 x 768) 165KB
Small* (200 x 183) 39KB

Available online from MIT at http://ortho.mit.edu/nsdi/seamless6.cgi?zoom=8& x0=249987& y0=924936& action=zoom40& pwidth=400& pheight=300 Since this link exits to a different website, it will be displayed in a new window. (if necessary, remove embedded spaces in the URL).

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