Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire

  • 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 Sheffield Hillsborough:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 288.15 Sheffield (Hillsborough) 1902 - published 2006; intro by Sylvia Pybus. ISBN.978-1-84151-939-5

    This detailed map covers the Hillsborough area of Sheffield. Coverage stretches from Hillsborough Hall northward to Wadsley Bridge and eastward to Southey Green. Features include Sheffield Wednesday's football ground, Highbridge Row, Hillsborough Park, Wardsend Steel Works, Peel Preserving Works, Wardsend Cemetery, Moonshine, Niagara Grounds, Lepping Bridge, Little Bridge, Lepping Forge, Wadsley Bridge station, Wadsley Bridge Works, Christ Church. On the reverse we include directories for Hillsborough and Wadsley Bridge in 1889. Sylvia Pybus's introduction gives a fascinating insight into the social history of the area, encompasses not just football but such varied features as Liquorice Allsorts, Grand National trophies, the lady parachutist Edith Brookes - who died in a jump from a balloon at Hillsborough Park in 1902 - and the painter Thomas Creswick, sometimes described by his enemies as 'The Big Unwashed', who may have been born at Wadsley Hall.

    The map links up with Sheets 288.16 Sheffield Longley to the east, 294.03 Sheffield Neepsend 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. Follow this link for a complete list of our Sheffield maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.
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