Old Ordnance Survey Maps of the Wirral


  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Birkenhead:

  • Cheshire 13.03a Birkenhead 1899 - published 2018; intro by Kay Parrott. ISBN.978-1-78721-118-6
  • Cheshire 13.03b Birkenhead 1909 - published 1988; intro by David Thompson. ISBN.978-0-85054-190-8

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The highly detailed map covers a major central area of Birkenhead, with coverage stretching from Manor Hill eastward to Hamilton Square, and from Grange Road northward to Vittoria Dock. The many features include Birkenhead Park, Claughton, Manor House, St John's church, tramways, Haymarket, St Lawrence's RC church, Egerton Dock, Morpeth Dock, Wallasey Dock, Vittoria Dock, railways into and around docks, LNWR Goods station, Birkenhead Warehouses, Duke Street Wharf, Cavendish Wharf, Cavendish Wharf Sidings, Birkenhead Park football ground, Mersey Cabinet Works, tram depot, Birkenhead Park station, St Ann's church, Borough Hospital, etc.

    The map links up with Cheshire sheet 7.15 Seacombe to the north, 13.02 Bidston Hill to the west and 13.07 Tranmere to the south.


  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Wirral area maps.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for the North West, return to the North West page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 January 2018