News and Status

Latest Updates and News

May 27th, 2010
I've finally dixed the page to make it work in Google Chrome, just leaving Safari

May 11th, 2010
A long break, sorry.
A bit ago I uploaded 6 more maps, they display, but aren't properly integrated into the sidebar.
I think they are:

  • 009 - Carlisle
  • 022 - Pickering and Thirsk
  • 048 - Horncastle and Skegness
  • 130 - yeovil and Blandford
  • 110 - Cardiff and the mouth of the Severn (not well displayed)
  • 032 - Goole and Pontefract
Pending - these are maps I have in my hands but not yet scanned.
  • 011 - Durham and Sunderland
  • 019 - Windermere and Ulverston (replacement for a War Office edition)
  • 023 - Scarborough
  • 046 - The Dukeries
  • 067 - Norwich & Great Yarmouth
  • 069 - Lanidloes
  • 080 - Kington
  • 081 - Worcester
  • 090 - Brecon and Llandovery
  • 097 - Colchester

March 26th, 2007
Twelve more maps added, all sourced from Mapanorak

January 3rd, 2007
Five more maps added, all sourced from Mapanorak

10 December 2006
Five more maps added, all sourced from Mapanorak

25 November 2006
Five more maps added, all sourced from Mapanorak

10 November 2006
Three more maps, two bought from MapAnorak.

  • 119 - Exmoor - 1925
  • 62 - Burton and Walsall - 1921
  • 10 - Alston and Weardale - 1925

29 October 2006
This update marks a change for me, two of the maps were bought from MapAnorak

  • 121 - Wells Frome and District - 1931
  • 95 - Luton - 1932
  • 113 - Reading - 1919
  • 78 - Lampeter - 1923

26 October 2006

  • 141 - Bournemouth -1931
  • 71 - Kidderminster - 1921
  • 136 - Boscastle and Padstow - 1928

5th October 2006

  • 76 - Thetford - 1920
  • 84 - Bedford - 1938 (replaces War Office map)
  • 73 - Rugby - War Office, minor re-stitching
  • 81 - Worcester - War Office, minor re-stitching

19th September 2006

  • 103 - Stroud and Chepstow - 1933
  • 143 - Truro and St. Austell - 1927
  • 79 - Llandrindod Wells - 1933

15th September 2006

  • Small site change, tabs and new background colour.

28th August 2006

  • 12 - Keswick and Ambleside - 1925
  • 59 - Dolgelley and Lake Vyrnwy - 1921

10th August 2006

  • 54 - Nottingham
  • 58 - Cromer
  • 31 - Leeds and Bradford

7th August 2006: not updated this list for a bit, other commitments! A couple of more maps are in the pipeline.

  • 126 - Weald of Kent - 1921
  • 107 - N.E.London and Epping Forest - War Office
  • 83 - Northampton - War Office
  • 3 - The Cheviot Hills - 1926
  • 4 - Alnwick and Rothbury - 1925
  • 6 - Hexham - 1925

13th July 2006: 2 more War Office and one Popular Edition going up tonight, details later.

5th July 2006: 4 War Office maps, just to fill up the time.

  • 84 - Bedford - War Office
  • 81 - Worcester - War Office
  • 73 - Rugby - War Office
  • 19 - Windermere and Ulverston - War Office

coming soon: 126 Weald of Kent 1921 and W.O. NE London.

28 June 2006

  • 50 - Bala - 1940 (?)

18 June 2006: 2 more maps. Also slightly better map to map alignment.

  • 135 - Hastings - 1937
  • 85 - Cambridge - 1920

4 June 2006

  • 138 - Dartmoor and Exeter - 1927

29 May 2006: 1 more map

  • 45 - Buxton and Matlock - 1930

12 May 2006: 1 more map

  • 26 - Harrogate - 1936
That brings the coverage up to 30% of Popular Edition, if you include the war edition maps (without scotland) coverage is now just a smidge over a third of England and Wales!

14 May 2006: 3 new maps

  • 108 - Southend and District - 1930
  • 98 - Clacton on Sea and Harwich -1936
  • 49 - Porthmadoc and Criccieth - 1930
The last for a little bit

12 May 2006: 1 new map

  • Sheet 96 - Hertford and Bishop's Stortford - 1930
04 May 2006: 4 new maps
  • Sheet 145 - Torquay And Dartmouth - 1925
  • Sheet 42 - Llandudno And Debigh - 1922 (first print run), replaces a War Office edition
  • Sheet 88 - St. David's And Cardigan - 1923 (first print run)
  • Sheet 146 - Land's End And Lizard - 1926
20 April 2006: 5 new maps have been added
  • Sheet 38 - Doncaster - 1935
  • Sheet 40 - Grimsby And Louth - 1938
  • Sheet 57 - Fakenham - 1921
  • Sheet 106 - Watford - 1934
  • Sheet 132 - Portsmouth and Southampton - 1935
15 April 2006: Sheet 63 - Leicester - 1933 added
20 March 2006: New maps added:
  • 13 - Kirkby Stephen and Appleby - 1930
  • 82 - Stratford on Avon - 1940
  • 120 - Bridgewater and Quantock hills - 1929
  • 125 - Guildford and Horsham - 1932
  • 139 - Sidmouth and Bridport - 1932
  • 142 - Isle of Wight - 1930
Map positioning is now slightly more accurate.

19 Feb 2006: New maps now have details. Thanks to Mike Day for maps 60,70 and Joyce Whitchurch for map 36.
18 Feb 2006: New tileserver, some more new maps, 3 generously contributed. Will update the dropdown selector and map information tomorrow evening.
8 Feb2006: Sidebar can now be minimised. 3 more maps in "production".
1 Feb2006: Maps are back to my compete list.

Stats

Tiles at highest zoom: 59818 / 662MB /Approx 3.7 Giga Pixels
Total Maps: 108 / approx 74%
Popular Edition Maps: 102 / approx 70%