Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Burslem

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Burslem:

  • Staffs Sheet 12.09a Burslem & Cobridge 1877 - published 2011; intro by Derrick Pratt. ISBN.978-1-84784-462-0
  • Staffs Sheet 12.09b Burslem & Cobridge 1898 - published 1994; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-670-5
  • Staffs Sheet 12.09c Burslem & Cobridge 1922 - published 2022; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-563-4

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how this busy area changed across the years. The 1877 version is in full colour, taken from the beautiful 1st edition handcoloured edition.

    The maps cover most of Burslem, one of the Potteries 'Six Towns', together with the smaller settlements of Cobridge and Sneyd Green. Coverage stretches from Newport Lane eastward to Burslem Cemetery, and from Moor Lane southward to Port Vale football ground.

    The many features include NSR Potteries Loop Line with Cobridge and Burslem stations, stretch of Trent & Mersey Canal, Burslem Canal, St Paul's church, Newport Pottery, Mersey Pottery, numerous earthenware manufactories, Hill Works, Town Hall, Butchers' Market, St John's church, NSR Grange Branch, Grange Colliery, Grange Farm, Sneyd Colliery & Brick Works, Adelaide Pottery, Port Vale Football Ground, Haywood Home hospital, old coal shafts, Burslem Cemetery, old ironstone shafts, Sneyd Green, tramways, etc.

    The map links up with Staffordshire Sheets 12.05 Smallthorne to the north, 11.12 Longport to the west, and 12.13 Hanley to the south.

    You might find this Index Map useful.

  • For a full list of maps of Staffordshire, please go to the Staffordshire page or the Potteries page. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • 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 / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 29 June 2022