Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Bolton 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 Kearsley:

  • Lancashire Sheet 95.11a Kearsley 1907 - published 1997; intro by Nick Burton. ISBN.978-0-85054-870-9
  • Lancashire Sheet 95.11b Kearsley & Clifton Moss 1927 - published 2021; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-464-4

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The maps cover the village of Kearsley and the area to the south. Kearsley and Kearsley Green are at the top of the map. Features include St Stephen's church, Manor Cottages, Spindle Point Colliery, a stretch of the Manchester-Bolton railway with branch to colliery and mineral railway, Clifton & Kearsley Colliery Works, Clifton House, Giant's Seat House, Kearsley Moss, Clifton Moss. Linnyshaw Colliery is in the SW corner of map.

    On the reverse of the 1907 version is and extract from an 1890 Inch to the Mile map showing the area, annotated with collieries and transport links.

    The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 95.07 Stoneclough to the north, 95.10 Walkden North to the west, 95.12 Clifton to the east and 95.15 Wardley to the south.

    Follow this link for a complete list of our Bolton maps.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. 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 the North West, return to the North West page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 July 2021