We have published more than 2,500 maps in our series of Old Ordnance Survey Map reprints, including a large group in Greater Manchester. The maps are highly detailed. They are taken from the OS 1:2,500 (or 25 inch) maps and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by a mile. They show streets with individual houses, tram tracks, railway tracks and even signals, factories, wharves and such details as fountains and water troughs. They will provide hours of fascination for historians and genealogists. The maps are neatly folded and each includes a specially written introduction to the area. Maps can be purchased on our On-line Mapshop where further information about titles is given. Or visit The Index Page for a full list to the series and details of Prices.
Here are the details of maps for Dukinfield:
We have published two versions of this map, showing how Dukinfield developed over those years. Please note, however, that on the 1896 version, Lancashire is left blank. If you are only buying one version, therefore, we recommend the 1907 edition.
The 1896 map is quite an eccentric publication, as it is blank north of the zigzagging county boundary. However, the Cheshire area, covering much of Dukinfield, is full of interest. Features here include Market Place area, Dukinfield Lodge, Cemetery, Oxford Road Mills, Sandy Vale Print Works, Wellington Mills, Tame Valley Mills, stretches of railway crossing and recrossing the county boundary, two Dukinfield stations, St Mark's church, Chapel Pits, Bridge Eye Mills, etc. On the reverse we include a commercial directory of Dukinfield in 1898.
The 1907 version has all this, albeit a decade later, but also includes much of Ashton under Lyne, with coverage extending northward to Ashton Market Place and westward to St Peter's church. Features in Ashton include Empire Hippodrome, tramways, numerous mills, St Michael's church, Albion School, Park Parade station, good stretches of the GCR, LNWR and L&Y railways, Henry Square area, etc.
The map links up with Cheshire sheet 3.10 Stalybridge to the east and 3.13 Dukinfield South to the south; also with the Lancashire maps of Ashton, Stalybridge and Guide Bridge.
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Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for the North West, return to the North West page.The Godfrey Edition / firstname.lastname@example.org / 3 Feb 2011