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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: 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: 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: 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: Henry George Collins
Title: : Yorkshire
Date: c. 1850      Size: 32 x 26 inches
Published: London
Description: Four-sheet Victorian map of Yorkshire with an emphasis on the railways, and featuring a decorative border. [SL]
Map Ref: YORKS1018
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