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Maps at Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museum Service

We have over 2,000 maps in our collections.

For more details on the maps you can find here:

  • search for maps or plans in our online catalogue (opens in a new window)
     
  • check for maps in our search room card index
     
  • try places you might not think to look, including property sale catalogues and title deeds in our archive collections
     
  • ask our staff for more information

25 inch to 1 mile Ordnance Survey map of Uxbridge, 1866 Here is a summary of our main map series:

Maps covering the whole of Hillingdon:

  • Jean Rocque's map of Middlesex, 1754
  • Greenwood's maps of Middlesex, c1800-1830

Ordnance Survey maps, 25 inch to 1 mile

  • 1866
  • 1896
  • 1914 Plan for improving the navigability of the River Colne, 18th century
  • 1934-35
  • 1959-60

Ordnance Survey maps, 6 inch to 1 mile

  • 1868
  • 1897
  • 1916-1920
  • 1934-1938
  • 1946
  • 1957
  • 1960
  • 1970s

Enclosure maps and awards

  • Between the 1780s and the 1830s.
  • Only one was produced for each parish.
  • They are accompanied by detailed schedules (awards). These list land owners, and give field names or descriptions.
  • Some maps show and name the 18th century pre-enclosure fields.

Goad plans

  • 1960s onwards, renewed regularly.
  • Section from Rocque's map of Middlesex, 1754 Insurance plans, produced for each parish, showing high street shops and businesses.

Themed maps

These include:

  • electoral boundary maps
  • footpath maps
  • geology and land use maps

 

 

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