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Date: 29/04/2008
Name: Robert
Comment: With reference there not being a road running from Walton le Dale to Ribchester. I remember reading in Romans in lancashire (Shotter), that some coins or pottery were discovered somewhere near the line of the route you sent me last time, as an attachment. I am led towards Shotter's theory that a road did in fact exist on the south bank of the river but am still sceptical where this ran as it entered the fort at walton, presumably winery lane marks the course, and it then crossed london road, but that would have not taken it over the higher ground past walton church, which is not typical of a Roman road. It must therefore have run along a diagonal course, meeting the Samlesbury road in the vicinity of the M6 bridge, just past walton church. I seem to recall this on your attached map.

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Date: 27/02/2008
Name: Pete
Comment: I am looking for a map pre 1890 of the South Shore Area of Blackpool so that I can see where the and before my house.

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Date: 07/08/2007
Name: Lost Aussie
Comment: This is a very longshot but I wondered if anyone could help me with finding where Mousehill Bank was in 1821. We suspect it may have been the name of a farm or small cluster of houses somewhere near Paythorne / Wigglesworth.

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Date: 13/06/2007
Name: David Ratledge
Comment: Sarah,
The Speed map is very pictorial and sells well from our Infomation Centres. We even gave many away at the Royal Lancs Show several years ago - all printed on simulated parchment. A dealer should be able to tell if it is one of the thousands of copies or a very very rare original.

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Date: 12/06/2007
Name: Sarah
Comment: I have a map of the Pallantine of Lancaster by John Speed dated 1610, I love it but would like to find out if it is an original and if so what would its value be, thanx

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Date: 16/04/2007
Name: David Ratledge
Comment: Robert,
The original of the Burleigh Map is in the National Archives. It appears to be based on Saxton's Map (c.1590) and supposedly shows catholics and their estates. The County Archivist has a copy which, if it is out of copyright, I will look at adding here.

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Date: 14/04/2007
Name: Robert
Comment: Lord Burliegh's map of Lancashire should be included on this site as it is extraordinarily detailed and lists all the homes of recussants at the time, with a cross as well as beacons on various hills, in a chain for early warning against the Spanish Armada. It is one of the most overlooked of the Lancashire maps in my opinion. Is there any possibility of including it on the site in future?.

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Date: 07/04/2007
Name: Colin
Comment: My wife is trying to find information about her greadfathers life, His birth certificate shows he was born at 'Manor House' Holme Slack. is there any where I can find out about this property,

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Date: 14/09/2006
Name: Richard Garratt
Comment: Does anyone know of a map that would show an underground `river` or water course passing under Winckley Square and/or Camden Place?

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Date: 30/07/2006
Name: Barbara Gage
Comment: I`m looking for a map of both Stockport & Oldham, I believe in Cheshire, Lancashire in the mid to late 1800`s. I didn`t find anything on Mario. thank you for any info. Bgage

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Date: 26/06/2006
Name: jane griffiths
Comment: I wonder if any members have heard of sutland in lancashire. I am currently involved in research of this area and I can find no references to this area.

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Date: 26/04/2006
Name: steve annand
Comment: Stanley Hill is located at Grid Ref E338095 N434708. its just to the west of weeton village, and is to the north of Mythop Road. Unfortunately, i dont know of any old maps showing greater detail. Regards Steve

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Date: 30/03/2005
Name: Jane French
Comment: Very much enjoyed looking at the old maps of the Fylde and Lytham. Does anyone know of any 19th century maps of Weeton with Preese? I`m looking for somewhere called Stanley Hill - the farm where my g g grandparents lived.

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Date: 06/12/2005
Name: Robert
Comment:
Regarding the farm track, leading from Haighton Green lane to New Chingle hall. This lane appears on the 1829 Hennet map, but not Greenwood`s of 1818. On another tithe map there is a ford marked, crossing Blundell brook. There is a clearly marked hollow where the road was, but it doesn`t seem to lead anywhere after that. Would it possibly have connected Haighton Green lane and Whittingham road as a `waingate?`.

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Date: 17/11/2005
Name: Robert Calton
Comment: We have been trying to track down my great-great grandfather for several years. We believe he came from Lumberhead Green, Lancashire, but I haven`t been able to find it on any map. I am hoping some mught enlighten me so we can begin the search some where close to where he was suppose to live. He was born about 1809, so I have been trying to find a map from that era. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Date: 08/11/2005
Comment: Ken, It is a common question but we cannot supply prints. For personal use ie non-profit making, then just download it and get a local print shop to print it out for you.

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Date: 08/11/2005
Name: ken lea
Comment: As Historian of Ormskirk Cricket Club(1835) the 1890 map of Ormskirk is interesting and informative.Is it possible to obtain a copy?

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Date: 03/11/2005
Name: Jan
Comment: We have a copy of an old 1881 map of Worthington Leics - can anyone tell me what the initial `P` stands for on the map? Cheers Jan

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