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 Leigh (N):

  • Lancs Sheet 102.03a Leigh (North) 1905 - published 2013; intro by Kay Parrott. ISBN.978-1-84784-653-2
  • Lancs Sheet 102.03b Leigh (North) 1905 - published 1996; intro by Nick Burton. ISBN.978-0-85054-854-9

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

    The maps cover the northern part of Leigh, with coverage extending from Bradshawgate northward to Atherton Hall, and from Findlay Street eastward to Green Lane. Part of the town centre is shown, incl St Mary's church, Town Hall, Market Place, Lord Street, Church Street, Westleigh station (at margin of map), Athletic Ground, Avenue Mill, Leigh & Bedford station, Brook Mill, Leigh Brewery, Brookside Mill, Platfold Mill, Church Fields. Other features include Kirkhall Lane, Victoria Mills, Parsonage, Workhouse, Infirmary, Kirkhall Lane Mills, Atherton Old Hall, Wood End, Atherton Hall, Bedford Colliery, mineral railways, LNWR Bedford Leigh Line, etc. On the reverse we include extracts from an early directory.

    The map links up with sheets 94.15 Atherton SW to the north, 102.02 Westleigh to the west, 102.07 Leigh South to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Wigan or 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 / 4 March 2018