Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Birmingham

  • These are the maps we publish for the City of Birmingham. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop
  • Birmingham was historically part of Warwickshire, and became a municipal borough in 1838. However, in 1889 it became a city and county borough, aud subsequently absorbed adjacent parts of Staffordshire, including Harborne, and of Worcestershire, including King's Heath and Northfield.

  • These maps are all taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 15 inches to the mile.

  • Warwicks 04.11 Four Oaks 1897 publ 2009; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 04.15a Sutton Coldfield 1886 publ 2015; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 04.15b Sutton Coldfield 1913 publ 1993; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 07.16 Handsworth 1913 publ 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 08.03 Wylde Green 1913 publ 2002; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 08.07 Erdington (Chester Rd) 1913 publ 2003; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 08.10 Erdington (West) & Stockland Green 1913 publ 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 08.11 Erdington (East) 1913 publ 2004; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 08.13a Aston Manor 1913 publ 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 08.13b Aston Manor 1938 publ 2015; intro by Mike Jee
  • Warwicks 08.14a Gravelly Hill 1886 publ 2017; intro by Barrie Trinder
  • Warwicks 08.14b Gravelly Hill 1902 publ 2001; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 08.14c Gravelly Hill 1913 publ 2017; intro by Mike Jee
  • Warwicks 08.15 Bromford Bridge 1913 publ 2004; intro by Roger Lea
  • Warwicks 13.04a Winson Green & Hockley 1888 publ 2012; intro by Barrie Trinder
  • Warwicks 13.04b Winson Green & Hockley 1903 publ 1988; intro by John Maddison
  • Warwicks 13.08a Birmingham (West) 1887 publ 2012; intro by Barrie Trinder
  • Warwicks 13.08b Birmingham (West) incl Ladywood 1914 publ 2003; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 13.11a Harborne 1901 publ 1989, rev 2005; intro by Terry Slater
  • Warwicks 13.11b Harborne 1938 publ 2017; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 13.12a Edgbaston 1887 publ 2012; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Warwicks 13.12b Edgbaston 1901 publ 2000; intro by Richard Abbott
  • Warwicks 13.15 Harborne (South) 1901 publ 2009; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Warwicks 13.16 Bournbrook 1902 publ 1996; intro by John Maddison
  • Warwicks 14.01a Birmingham (North) 1902 publ 2013; intro by Michael Jee
  • Warwicks 14.01b Birmingham (North) 1913 publ 1997; intro by John Boynton
  • Warwicks 14.02a Birmingham (Saltley) 1886 publ 2016; intro by Barrie Trinder
  • Warwicks 14.02b Birmingham (Saltley) 1902 publ 2003; intro by John Gough
  • Warwicks 14.02c Birmingham (Saltley) 1913 publ 2015; intro by Michael Jee
  • Warwicks 14.03 Ward End 1902 publ 2014; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Warwicks 14.05a Central Birmingham 1888 publ 2011; intro by Barrie Trinder
  • Warwicks 14.05b Central Birmingham 1902 publ 2015; intro by Michael Jee
  • Warwicks 14.05c Central Birmingham 1902-11 publ 1989, rev 2001; intro by Richard Abbott
  • Warwicks 14.05d Central Birmingham 1913 publ 2015; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 14.06a Birmingham (East) 1888 publ 2012; intro by Michael Jee
  • Warwicks 14.06b Birmingham (East) 1901 publ 2001; intro by Richard Abbott
  • Warwicks 14.07 Stechford 1902 publ 2014; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Warwicks 14.09a Birmingham (South) 1888 publ 2012; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Warwicks 14.09b Birmingham (South) 1913 publ 1996; intro by Richard Abbott
  • Warwicks 14.06a Small Heath & Sparkbrook 1888 publ 2016; intro by Barrie Trinder
  • Warwicks 14.10b Small Heath & Sparkbrook 1903 publ 2000; intro by Richard Abbott
  • Warwicks 14.11 South Yardley & Hay Mills 1903 publ 1997; intro by John Boynton
  • Warwicks 14.13a Moseley 1903 publ 2015; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-882-6
  • Warwicks 14.13b Moseley 1913 publ 1996; intro by John Boynton
  • Warwicks 14.14 Sparkhill & Greet 1903 publ 2004; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 14.15 Acock's Green 1902-11 publ 1996; intro by John Boynton
  • Warwicks 19.01 King's Heath 1937 publ 2016; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Warwicks 19.10 Yardley Wood & Shirley 1914 publ 2007; intro by Barrie Trinder

    The following Worcestershire maps cover areas on the South side of Birmingham:

  • Worcs 05.10 Quinton 1902 publ 1993; intro by John Maddison
  • Worcs 10.03 Griffin's Hill 1902 publ 2009; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Worcs 10.04 Selly Oak & Bournville 1903 publ 1999; intro by John Maddison
  • Worcs 10.07 Northfield (North) 1903 publ 2006; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Worcs 10.08 Lifford & Bournville 1903 publ 2000; intro by John Maddison
  • Worcs 10.11 Northfield (South) 1903 publ 2003; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Worcs 10.12 King's Norton 1903 publ 2003; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Worcs 10.14 Longbridge 1937 publ 2005; intro by Malcolm Nixon
  • Worcs 11.02 Hall Green 1903 publ 1997; intro by John Maddison

    and the following Staffordshire maps cover areas on the West side of the city:

  • Staffs 68.04 Great Barr 1901 publ 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Staffs 68.08 Hamstead 1913 publ 2012; intro by Michael Jee
  • Staffs 68.12 Handsworth Wood 1902 publ 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Staffs 68.15a The Hawthorns 1886 publ 1990; intro by Claire Harrington
  • Staffs 68.15b The Hawthorns 1913 publ 2011; intro by Michael Jee
  • Staffs 69.09 Perry Barr 1902 publ 2001; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • Staffs 72.03a Smethwick 1901 publ 1987; intro by John Maddison
  • Staffs 72.03b Smethwick 1913 publ 2014; intro by Michael Jee
  • Staffs 72.07 Bearwood 1903 publ 1986; intro by John Maddison

    You should find these index maps useful:

  • for North Birmingham
  • for Central and South Birmingham

    We also publish many smaller scale "Inch to the Mile" maps, giving full coverage of the Midlands, although inevitably in less detail. For details and index maps visit the One Inch page. The following map covers the Birmingham area:

  • 168 Birmingham & District 1910 publ 2004; intro by Alan Godfrey. Covers area from Wednesbury to Sutton Coldfield, Coleshill, Solihull. As a bonus, a map of Olton is on the reverse.
  • Most maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. They cost just £ 3.00 each (Coloured editions £ 3.50). For a full list of English maps, return to the England page
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop.
  • This list shows all our maps for the area. We try to keep a full range in print but inevitably some titles fall out of print from time to time. These are noted in our On-line Mapshop.
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