Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Sunderland

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Sunderland:

  • Co Durham Sheet 8.14 Central Sunderland 1895 - published 1982, 2nd Edition 2001; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-907554-28-8

    This very busy map covers the centre of Sunderland in great detail. Coverage stretches from Sorley Street and the Workhouse eastward to Suffolk Street, and from Monkwearmouth station southward to Belvedere Road and Park Road. Features include Central station, Wearmouth Bridge, Monkwearmouth station, Millfield, Millfield station, Wear Flint Glass Works, Workhouse, Hospital, St Mark's church, St Mary's church, Trimdon Iron Works, Wear Glass Works, The Green, St George's Square, Mowbray Park, section of the NER Painshaw Branch, section of Hetton Colliery Railway, Infirmary, tramways, museum, reformatory and countless streets of terraced housing. A section of the River Wear is included and along it are Lambton Drops, Hetton Staiths, Wear Dock, Palmers Hill Engine Works, Strand Shipbuilding Yard, Wearmouth Drops. A portion of Deptford is in the NW corner, including St Andrew's church, Lambton Railway. Part of Monkwearmouth around the station is on this map, including St Peter's church. Street directory entries for Charles Street, Chester Road, Clanny Street, Hylton Road, John Street and John Candlish Road are on the back. Family historians should note that much of the historic Bishopwearmouth parish is on this map.

    This map links up with Sheets 8.10 Monkwearmouth to the north, 8.13 Sunderland Pallion to the west, 8.15 Sunderland East to the east, and 14.02 Sunderland South 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 the North East, return to the North East page.

    The Godfrey Edition / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 2 June 2014