Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Wigan MBC

  • 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 Hindley:

  • Lancashire 94.09a Hindley 1892 - published 2021; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-408-8
  • Lancashire 94.09b Hindley 1907 - published 2001; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-325-6

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The 1892 version is in colour, taken from the beautiful 1st Edition OS handcoloured map.

    The maps cover the main part of Hindley, just east of Wigan. Coverage stretches from Walmesley Park (in top left corner) eastward to Chapel Fields and southward to Low Green. The many features include a stretch of the LNWR Lancashire Union line, a stretch of the GCR Wigan Junction Branch incl Hindley & Platt Bridge station and Amberswood East and West Curves, small stretches of LYR lines in top corner, Strangeways Hall Collieries, Strangeways House, Hindley Hall Colliery, Amberswood Common, Moss Hall, Moss Colliery, Riding Mine Colliery, Borsdane Brook, St Peter's church and Hindley town centre, Platt Lane Mill, Worthington Mills, Bleach Works, tramways, Grange Colliery, All Saints church, Grammar Pit, Ladies Lane Sale Yard etc.

    The map links up with sheets 94.05 Kirklees to the north, 94.10 Hindley Green (N) to the east, 93.12 Ince in Makerfield to the west, 94.13 Platt Bridge 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 West, return to the North West page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 23 February 2021