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.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Abram:

  • Lancashire Sheet 102.01 Abram 1905 - published 2013; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-672-3

    This highly detailed map covers much of Abram, now part of Wigan but then an urban district in its own right. Coverage extends eastward to Abram Colliery and Bickershaw House.

    Features include Maypole Colliery, scene of Wigan's worst mining disaster in 1908, together with the mineral railway serving it. Other features include part of Abram Colliery, GCR Plank Lane Branch, part of LNWR Westleigh Line, GCR Wigan Junction Branch, old shafts, Leeds & Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) with Dover Locks, Red Lion Hotel, Abram Hall, Abram Brow, St John's church, Aye Bridge Farm, Morris Dancers' Ground etc. We include a 1918 directory for Abram, Bickershaw and Bamfurlong on the reverse.

    The map links up with sheets 94.13 Platt Bridge to the north, 102.05 Byrom Hall to the south, 101.04 Bamfurlong to the west, 102.02 Westleigh to the east.

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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 / 25 July 2022