Old Ordnance Survey Maps of London

  • These detailed maps maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction. The London maps link up with those for Middlesex to form a major series for the Greater London area. They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Chelsea:

  • London Sheet 87.1 Chelsea 1865 - published 1992; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-492-3
  • London Sheet 87.2 Chelsea & West Brompton 1894 - published 1984, 2nd Ed ititon 2012; intro by Isobel Watson. ISBN.978-0-907554-85-1
  • London Sheet 87.3 Chelsea 1913 - published 1997; intro by Isobel Watson. ISBN.978-0-85054-882-2

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. The maps each cover the same area, an area stretching from Stamford Bridge football ground eastward to Sloane Avenue and Royal Avenue; and from Harrington Gardens southward to Battersea Bridge. Features include the Kings Road, Beaufort Street, Sydney Street, Fulham Road, Old Brompton Road, Sutton Model Dwellings, Cheyne Walk, Albert Bridge, Cadogan Pier, Moravian Burial Ground, Town Hall, Chelsea Workhouse, St Luke's church, St George's (later Union) Workhouse, Brompton Cemetery, The Boltons, West Brompton station, Walham Green station, Chelsea station, Western Hospital, St Mark's College. Earls Court station is in the NW corner. A small portion of Battersea Park is in the SE corner.

    The 1894 version includes extract extracts from an 1892 street directory, for Cheyne Walk, King's Road, Sydney Street and Tite Street.

    The map links up with London Sheets 74 Kensington to the north, 86 Hammersmith & Fulham to the west, 88 Pimlico to the east, 100 Battersea & Fulham to the south.


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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 England, return to the England page.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 22 February 2012