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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Benjamin Donne
Title: : A Plan of Bristol, Clifton, The Hotwells &c.
Date: 1831      Size: 27 x 20 inches
Published: Bristol
Description: Bristol. Large city plan, from an actual survey by B. Donne. Text panels either side of map listing churches, chapels, public buildings etc.
Map Ref: SOM409
Cartographer: British Government
Title: : Map of the City of Bristol, show the Geological Formation of its Site and the Common Seats of Fever & of the Cholera in the Year of 1832.
Date: 1845      Size: 16 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Geological map of Bristol published for the "Health & Towns Inquiry". Also charts correlation between the outbreak of Cholera and water sources. Pre-dates Dr. John Snow's 'Cholera Map' by 9 years. Original Colour.
Map Ref: SOM496
Cartographer: John Wright
Title: : Map of Bristol
Date: c. 1850      Size: 31 x 27 inches
Published: Bristol
Description: Folding city plan of Bristol with an ornamental coat of arms on the upper centre. Original colour. Folded
Map Ref: SOM489
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Bristol
Date: 1851      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive plan of Bristol with vignettes of Clifton, High Cross, Redcliff Church, Broad Quay, and Bristol Cathedral. Coloured.
Map Ref: SOM458
Cartographer: Lavars
Title: : Lavars's New and Improved Map of Bristol and Clifton
Date: c. 1860      Size: 25 x 21 inches
Published: Bristol
Description: Bristol and Clifton. Folding map on linen with original covers. Information panels left and right. Black and white. (SL)
Map Ref: SOM444
Cartographer: George Bacon
Title: : Plan of Bristol
Date: c. 1890      Size: 20 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Bristol. Detailed town plan of Bristol, marking railways, churches, schools, prisons and public houses. Printed Colour.
Map Ref: SOM477