Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Lancashire

  • 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 Widnes:

  • Lancs 115.09 Widnes 1891 - published 2020; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-318-0
  • Lancs 115.09 Widnes 1905 - published 1995, 2nd Ed 2002; intro by Mike Greatbatch. ISBN.978-0-85054-730-6

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps are busy with railways and industry with numerous chemical works shown. Coverage stretches from Gerrard Street southward to St Mary's church, West Bank.

    The many features include Marsh Alkali Works, Phosphate Works, West Bank Chemical Works, Victoria Chemical Works, Viaduct Chemical Works, Atlas Chemical Works, Mersey Copper Works, Soap Works, St Mary's church, Globe Chemical Works, Woodend Chemical Works, Widnes Dock, Widnes station, Central station, engine shed, Newtown, Muspratt Works, Widnes Alkali Works, Woodend, Pilkington Chemical and Manure Works, Cornubia Works, St Helens Canal, Tanhouse Lane station, Moss Bank, Lancashire Metal Works, Widnes Foundry, Carterhouse Junction, Victoria Square, Town Hall, St Paul's church, Widnes Warth etc. The various works are linked by railways, with railway layout shown incl signal boxes, sidings, turntables etc. A fascinating map for all interested in the history of industry and transport.

    The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 115.13 Runcorn 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 / 27 March 2020