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Offline tillypeg

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Interactive map of old London
« on: Thursday 27 February 14 11:30 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps you already know about this one?

http://www.locatinglondon.org/index.html

The earliest map is 1746 and you can position the Google Streetview man to see what it looks like today.

From the Home page:

"This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.  Records of crime, poor relief, taxation, elections, local administration, plague deaths and archaeological finds can all be searched and mapped on this site."

Very useful.
Wells: Sussex, Whitby, Middlesbrough
Best & Carter & Williamson: North Yorkshire
Baxter & Tunstill: Fylingdales & Middlesbrough
Dryden: Whitby
Truran: Cornwall, Walthamstow
Wisdom: Plumstead, Woolwich

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Re: Interactive map of old London
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 27 February 14 11:54 GMT (UK) »
Excellent tillypeg! I haven't seen this before.
I did find that the modern overlay map was a little out of alignment though (around Spitalfields where I looked).  :)
Another one for the "Favourites".

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