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Maps | Family history research useful websites | Birmingham City Council

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Maps

1851 England and Wales jurisdictions (parishes, registration districts, poor law unions etc) http://maps.familysearch.org/
A to Z https://www.streetmap.co.uk/
Aerial maps https://www.google.com/earth/
Geography (square km photos) http://www.geograph.org.uk/
Goad fire insurance maps http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/firemaps/
fireinsurancemaps.html
Historical maps

http://maps.nls.uk/

https://www.old-maps.co.uk/

http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/maps/

Ordnance Survey https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/
Ordnance Survey 6 inch (old) http://maps.nls.uk/os/6inch-england-and-wales/
Ordnance Survey 25 inch (Birmingham) http://maps.nls.uk/os/25inch-england-and-wales/index.html
Ordnance Survey popular (1940s and 1950s) http://www.npemap.org.uk/
Route planning

https://www.rac.co.uk/route-planner/

http://www.theaa.com/route-planner/index.jsp

Street views and route planning https://www.google.co.uk/maps
Trench maps (WW1) http://maps.nls.uk/ww1/trenches/index.html
Underground tunnels, etc http://www.subbrit.org.uk/