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Old 6" series OS Maps are now on line

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Old 6" series OS Maps are now on line

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Re: Old 6" series OS Maps are now on line

Nice one - thanks Jim
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Re: Old 6" series OS Maps are now on line

Thanks Jim, good find!  Smiley
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Re: Old 6" series OS Maps are now on line

I love looking at old maps and photos of places I know/have been.
Thanks OldJim

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Re: Old 6" series OS Maps are now on line

would have been good if they had given some more indication of what area is covered by each map linky.... 
e.g.  what is the difference between this one..... 
Hampshire & Isle of Wight II.SW    1894  1896  http://maps.nls.uk/view/101439816
and this one...
Hampshire & Isle of Wight X. SW  1894  1897    http://maps.nls.uk/view/101439921
On the face of it...  the change of II to X and the publication date by 1 year.... however if you click on the links,... totally different areas covered by the mapping...
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I clicked on Kent then at the top of the next page clicked 'View a graphic index of sheets for this county'.
You are then presented with a grid of boxes you can zoom into and select from. It seems that different maps relating to that box are displayed on the right.

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Aha !... thanks for that... they could have made it more obvious in the first place though... i.e.. use that page as the number one when clicking on the county,... with instructions on how to find the map of choice... bit rs about face thinking on that !