This Inch to the Mile map is an excellent accompaniment to the many more detailed, large scale maps we are publishing for the Wigan area. It covers the area from Kirkby and Ormskirk eastward to Leigh, and from Adlington and Horwich southward to St Helens. The area is criss-crossed by main-line and colliery railways. Other industries include locomotive building at Horwich and glass at St Helens, and there are several smaller towns, such as Earlestown, Newton in Makerfield, Hindley and Ormskirk, while many pit villages were becoming more urban. On the reverse is a map of the village of Bryn, including part of Garswood Hall Collieries.
It is not possible to list the many hamlets, farmsteads and other topographical features shown on these maps. However, you may find it useful if we list the towns and principal villages or church parishes that are included on this map.
Lancashire: Abram, Adlington, Ashton in Makerfield, Atherton, Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Billinge, Blackrod, Burscough Bridge, Culcheth
About the 'Inch to the mile' Series
These maps are taken from the famous Ordnance Survey "Inch to the Mile" Maps. Each provides an invaluable overview of a wide area, typically 18 miles across by 12 miles down (29 x 19 kms approx).
Each map has an introduction to the history of the area and most also include a more detailed, large scale map of a small town or village in the area.
These maps cover the whole of England, Wales and most of Northern Ireland (Plus some coverage of the Republic of Ireland) so offer historical mapping for small towns and villages not covered by the more detailed series for which the Godfrey Editions are better known.
|Publisher||Alan Godfrey Maps|
|Series||Old Ordnance Survey Maps|
|Product Type||Folded Map|
|Scale||1 inch to 1 mile (1:63,360)|
|Dimensions||Folded: 12x21cm, unfolded: 60x42cm|
|Item weight||0.025 Kg|
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