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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Richard Blome
Title: : A Mapp of Yorkshire with its Divisions and Hundreds
Date: 1673      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: County map of the whole of Yorkshire peculiarly without a title. There is a line on the lower margin announcing the map. The dedication is to Charles, Lord Fairfax.
Map Ref: YORKS983
Cartographer: John Ogilby
Title: : The Road from Ferrybridge to Boroughbridge Continued to Barnard Castle
Date: 1698      Size: 18 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Ferrybridge to Barnard Castle, via Wetherby, Rippon, Boroughbridge, Richmond and Wakefield. Early road map in strips from John Ogilby's landmark atlas, "Britannia". Coloured.
Map Ref: YORKS820
Cartographer: Gerard van Keulen
Title: : Oost Kust van Engeland of Iork-Shire
Date: c. 1760      Size: 12 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Two copper-engraved sea charts on one sheet, showing Scarborough and Hartlepool. Coloured.
Map Ref: YORKS849
Cartographer: Bowen & Kitchin
Title: : An Accurate Map of the County of York
Date: c. 1760      Size: 28 x 21 inches
Published: London
Description: Grand map of Yorkshire with informative and descriptive text. Cartouche highlights the importance of trade to the county. Original colour.
Map Ref: YORKS940
Cartographer: John Seller
Title: : Yorkshire
Date: 1787      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Yorkshire. Miniature county map. Coloured.
Map Ref: YORKS972
Cartographer: John Cary
Title: : A New Map of Yorkshire
Date: 1808      Size: 43 x 36 inches
Published: London
Description: Wall map of Yorkshire in four sheets joined. Magnificent detail of Georgian geography. Original colour. SL
Map Ref: YORKS939
Cartographer: Charles Smith
Title: : A New Map of Yorkshire
Date: 1808      Size: 48 x 36 inches
Published: London
Description: Separately issued folding map of Yorkshire on four separate sheets with the county divided into Ridings and with an emphasis on the mail routes which are coloured orange. Original hand colour. SL
Map Ref: YORKS998
Cartographer: William Kemp
Title: : Pontefract: Plan and Survey of Pontefract Race Course.
Date: 1825      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Pontefract: Plan and Survey of Pontefract Race Course. Steel-engraving, original colour.
Map Ref: YORKS904
Cartographer: John Wilkes
Title: : Yorkshire
Date: 1828      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: County map of Yorkshire with towns, roads, and canals marked. Divided into the three ridings and the Ainsty Liberty, a parcel of land belonging to the City of York. Fine original hand-colour.
Map Ref: YORKS1012
Cartographer: James Pigot
Title: : Yorkshire
Date: c. 1830      Size: 14 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive 19th Century county map of Yorkshire divided into its Ridings and accompanied by a vignette of York Cathedral. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: YORKS1013
Cartographer: William Colling Hobson
Title: : Map of Yorkshire
Date: 1845      Size: 62 x 48 inches
Published: London
Description: Separately issued folding wall map of Yorkshire first issued in 1843 but here in its second edition with updates on the railway construction through the county. Original hand colour. Folded.
Map Ref: YORKS999
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Bradford, Yorkshire
Date: 1851      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: City plan of Bradford with decorative vignettes of landmarks in the city including St. Peter's Church, Airedale College and the Bradford and Halifax Railway Station. Coloured.
Map Ref: YORKS826
Cartographer: William Sessions
Title: : York
Date: c. 1880      Size: 10 x 10 inches
Published: York
Description: York. Charming town plan noting major roads. Reference columns mark Churches, Chapels, and Public Buildings. Original colour.
Map Ref: YORKS917
Cartographer: George Bacon
Title: : Large Scale Plan of York
Date: c. 1890      Size: 28 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Beautiful period plan of York. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: YORKS956