Birmingham maps c.1888 - Download

Birmingham maps c.1888 - Download
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Birmingham c.1888 street maps - detailed to individual house level

Click here to download an index to the maps

Midland Ancestors was given about 400 very detailed street maps of Birmingham and its surroundings that were surveyed by The Ordnance Survey around 1887-1888. Each map covers an area of about 500 yards by 350 yards, and the scale of 1:500 is such that pillar boxes, lamp posts and garden details can be clearly seen.  When linked to addresses in censuses and in other records, you can begin to build a picture of the circumstances in which your ancestors lived.

Digitisation is completed and all of the physical maps have been sold. The maps cover mostly the Warwickshire parts of the city. We do not have many maps for the Worcestershire and Staffordshire parts of the city. The whole area can be described as bounded by Perry Barr to the North, Small Heath to the East, Moseley to the South and Bearwood to the West.

Often there are two images of each map, one copy in very good condition and another  ”working copy” ('A' suffix) that has been marked up by hand, occasionally showing house numbers – an invaluable asset for family historians with census records, or access to contemporary street directories.

Where we have a “clean” and a ”working copy” ('A' suffix) of a particular map image, you only need to order one map, as both will be provided at no extra cost.

Click here to download an index to the maps, (we suggest you right click on link on left and "save link as" to your computer and use Adobe reader to view) you can then find and order the map you want and once you have paid, the map will be available to download.

Be aware that long roads and streets could be covered by three, four or more maps. 

The maps, which take the form of Adobe Reader files (.PDF). 

More coming soon..If there is one you want, please use contact us at the bottom of the screen and we will add asap..

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.1 & 2.1A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.1 & 2.1A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.1 Main Streets – Cattell's Grove, Cheatham Street, Cheston Road, High Park Street, Long Acre, Nec..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.11 & 2.11A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.11 & 2.11A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.11 & 2.11A Main Streets – Bloomsbury Street, Cato Street, Cato Street North, Cranbury Str..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.11A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.11A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.11A Main Streets – Bloomsbury Street (HN), Cato Street, Cato Street North (HN), Cranbury Stre..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.12A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.12A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.12A Main Streets – Saltley Viaduct, Nechell's Place, Crawford Street, Gate Street, High Stree..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.13 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.13 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.13 Main Streets – Clayton Road, Cranemore Lane (Arley Rd), Havelock Road, Hutton Street, Wash..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.16 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.16 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.16 Main Streets – Bloomsbury Street, Claverdon Street, Devon Street, Great Francis Street..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.17A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.17A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.17A Main Streets – Adderley Road (HN), Church Road (St. Saviours Rd), Cranby Street (unmarked), A..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.18 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.18 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.18 Main Streets – Arthur (George) Road, Adderley Road, Alum Rock Road, Edmund Road (unmarked), El..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.1A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.1A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.1A Main Streets – Cattell's Grove, Cheatham Street (HN), Cheston Road, High Park Street, Lon..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.2 & 2.2A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.2 & 2.2A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.2 & 2.2A Main Streets – Aston Church Road, Austin Street, Butlin Street, Cheatham Street, Cra..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.21 Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.21 Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.21 Main Streets – Alma Crescent, Calton Street, Cathcart Street, Cato Street, Devon Street, D..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.22 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.22 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.22 Main Streets – (George) Arthur Road, Church (St. Saviour's) Road, Adderley Road, Duddeston Mil..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.23 & 23B - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.23 & 23B - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.23 & 23B Main Streets – Church (St. Saviours) Road, Hall Road, Park (Ash) Road, Places – Oakb..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.2A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.2A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.2A Main Streets – Aston Church Road (HN), Austin Street, Butlin Street, Cheatham Street, Cranemor..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.6 & 2.6A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.6 & 2.6A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.6 & 2.6A Main Streets – Bloomsbury Street, Cattell's Grove, Charles Arthur Street, Cromwell S..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.6A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.6A - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.6A Main Streets – Bloomsbury Street (HN), Cattell's Grove, Charles Arthur Street (HN), Cromwell S..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.7 & 2.7A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.7 & 2.7A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.7 & 2.7A Main Streets – Cattell's Grove, Cranemore Street, Taylor Street, Places – Highland H..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.7A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.7A- Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.2.7A Main Streets – Cattell's Grove (HN), Cranemore Street, Taylor Street (HN), Places – H..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.5.1 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.5.1 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.5.1Main Streets - Lionel Street, Livery Street, Ludgate Street, Newhall Street, St. Paul's SquarePlaces -&nbs..

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Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.5.10 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.5.10 - Download

Birmingham Ordnance Survey map XIV.5.10Main Streets – Landor Street, Lawley Street, Montague Street, Places – Bailey's Buildings, Banbury Street..

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