Birmingham City Council

Historical Birmingham Maps and Prospects

Birmingham Archives and Heritage service is now located in the new Library of Birmingham in Centenary Square.

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Some maps are usually kept on public display in Archives and Heritage, some are available upon request. They are all indexed, so please ask the staff or email

Birmingham 1731 Westley map
Birmingham 1810
Birmingham 1841
Birmingham parishes, 1847
Birmingham centre and suburbs, 1864
Birmingham 1870/71
Birmingham and suburbs, 1909

About Birmingham's historical maps

Exciting new website for historical maps of Birmingham -

Choose a quarter section of a map. Then zoom in or choose a street from the index of street names.

Local and national maps, late 1940s onwards
The City of Birmingham - Maps
Digital Handsworth