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Birmingham 1864, centre and suburbs

This map was published by William Cornish of New Street in 1864. It was based on the latest Ordnance Survey, and was published for 'the Proprietors of the Corporation Directory'.

It shows not only the centre of Birmingham, but also the suburbs that were growing up around it - Harborne and Handsworth in Staffordshire; Edgbaston, Aston, Gravelly Hill, Alum Rock and Saltley in Warwickshire; and Moseley, Sparkhill and Yardley in Worcestershire.

You can view enlarged sections of this map by selecting the links below.

North-west Birmingham 1864

North central Birmingham 1864

North-east Birmingham 1864

South-west Birmingham 1864

South central Birmingham 1864

South-east Birmingham 1864


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Birmingham and countryside 1864