Old Ordnance Survey Maps (The Godfrey Edition)

These maps fall into two categories. The majority are taken from highly detailed 25" maps and are scale reduced to approximately 15" to the mile. Almost all include notes on the history of the area by leading historians with details of principal residents and trades. The second category, which are the one inch to the mile scale, cover a wider area but with of course, far less detail. However they give an overall picture of a district and include villages for which a large scale map could not be justified.

Category one (15" to the mile)

Coverage Year
Bishops Castle and Clun 1901
Bridgnorth 1901
Broseley 1901
Church Stretton 1901
Coalbookdale & Lightmoor 1901
Craven Arms and Stokesay 1902
Dawley Magna and Stirchley 1901
Ellesmere 1924
Hadley 1901
Horsehay and Dawley 1902
Ironbridge 1882
Ironbridge 1901
Ketley 1901
Lawley 1901
LLanidoes 1901
Llanymynech 1900
Ludlow 1902
Madeley Court 1901
Madeley South and Blists Hill 1901
Malinslee and Dark Lane 1901
Market Drayton 1900
Newport  1900
Oakengates South 1901
Oswestry / Croesoswallt (Oswestry North) 1901
Oswestry (Croesoswallt) South 1900
Shifnal 1901
Shrewsbury North 1900
Shrewsbury East 1900
Shrewsbury West 1900
(Shrewsbury) Meole Brace  OUT OF STOCK waiting for reprint 1901
Trench 1901
Wellington 1901
Wem 1924
Whitchurch 1899
Wrockwardine Wood (Includes Wombridge & St. Georges) 1901
And a few beyond our County Boundaries
Newtown / Y Drenewydd 1902
Wolverhampton (Bushbury) (1 Only) 1914

Category Two

Coverage Year

Church Stretton & Wenlock Edge

Covers Ratlinghope, Cardington, Easthope and Monkhopton in the North to Clungunford, Onibury,
Stanton Lacy and Silvington in the South
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1905 covering Wistanstow


Dudley Bridgnorth & District

Covers SW Shropshire from Astley Abbots, Worfield and Claverley in the North to Stottesden, Kinlet and Highley in the South to the Staffordshire/Worcestershire border and beyond including Bilston, Tipton, Dudley, Kingswinford and Stourbridge.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1900 covering Trysull, Satffs.


Ludlow, Tenbury & District

Covers South Shropshire from Clungunford to Hopton Wafers in the North to the Herefordshire border including Bromfield, Ludlow, Ashford Carbonell, Greete and Neen Sollars;  North Herefordshire including Kingsland, Kimbolton, and Stoke Bliss and a small part of Worcestershire around Hanley Child.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1902 covering Wooferton (SAL) in the and Brimfield (HEF) in the South


Montgomery & District

Covers the SW Shropshire border from Priestweston to Clun including Churchstoke, Lydham, Norbury, Bishops Castle, Mainstone and Clunbury; the Newtown area of Mongomeryshire and a small part of Radnorshire.
On the reverse – a reduced scale portion of the 1:2500 map of 1901 covering Montgomery


North Shropshire Plain

Covers the area between and including Welshampton, Whixall and Moreton Say in the North and Great Ness, Albrighton (Shrewsbury) and Waters Upton in the South.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map and an extract from Kelly's Directory 1905 covering


Oswestry, Llanfyllin & District

Covers the NW corner of Shropshire from St.Martins in the North to Melverley in the South extending from Whittington in the East to the Welsh border and beyond of to include Llanarmon D.C. and Llanrhaiadr Y.M in Denbighshire and Llanfyllin in Montgomeryshire.
On the reverse  - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1900 covering Llanfyllin


The Potteries

Covers the NE tip of Shropshire including Norton-in-Hales and Woore; the Eastern fringe of Cheshire and NW Staffordshire including Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke-on-Trent and the five towns.
On the reverse: a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1898 covering Betley, Staffs.


East Radnorshire

Covers the SE corner of Shropshire including Llanfair Waterdine, Stow, Hopton Castle, Bucknell and Bedstone; the Western fringe of Herefordshire and East Radnorshire including Presteigne, Knighton and beyond.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1902 and an extract from Kelly's Directory 1906 covering the town of East Radnor


Shrewsbury & The Wrekin

Covers the area between and including Shrawardine, Battlefield and Eyton-upon-the-Weald-Moors in the North and Woolstaston, Hughley and Barrow in the South including Pontesbury, Shrewsbury, Wellington and Much Wenlock.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1901 and an extract from Kelly's Directory 1905 covering Acton Burnell


Stafford & District

Covers Staffordshire & Shropshire -  from Market Drayton (SAL) to Stafford (STS) & from Stone (STS) to Newport (SAL).
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map covering Gnosall


Welshpool & District

Covers Welshpool and the area within the parishes of Meifod (MGY) in the N.W., Alberbury in the N.E., Tregynon (MGY) in the S.E., & Shelve in the S.W.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map covering Llanfair Caereinion

1904 - 1912

Whitchurch, Nantwich & English Maelor

Covers the Northern edge of Shropshire from The Trench (N of Ellesmere) to the Cheshire border near Adderley, including Calverhall, Ightfield, Ash and Whitchurch; the Western fringe of Denbighshire, Flintshire (detached) and South Cheshire from Farndon to Nantwich.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1897/8 covering Holt (DEN) and Farndon (CHS)


Wolverhampton & Ironbridge

Covers the Eastern border of Shropshire from Kynnersley in the North to Willey and Badger in the South including Dawley, Ironbridge, Sherrifhales and Shifnal; SW Staffordshire from Penkridge in the North to Wolverhampton in the South.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1900 covering Penkridge


Wrexham & Vale of Llangollen

Covers that part of Shropshire that lies to the South of the Rivers Ceiriog & Dee including Bronygarth, Gledrid, Ifton Heath and Dudleston; very small parts of  - Flintshire in the North;  Flintshire (detached) in the West including Overton; Denbighshire including Llanelidan, Llangollen, Chirk, Ruabon and Wrexham.
On the reverse - a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1909 covering Chirk (DEN) and Chirk Bank (SAL)


Wyre Forest, Droitwich & Kidderminster

Covers a small portion of Shropshire that includes Cleobury Mortimer and part of the Wyre Forest; a very small part of Herefordshire;  Worcestershire from Kidderminster in the North to Droitwich in the South and Westwards towards Tenbury Wells.
On the reverse - Introduction by John Boynton and a portion of the 1:2500 map of 1902 with an extract from Kelly's Directory 1905 covering Cleobury Mortimer



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