Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Cumberland


  • We have a range of detailed maps for Cumberland towns and we also cover the whole county at the Inch to the Mile scale. Here are the details.
  • All maps are available from our On-line Mapshop.

  • Cumberland County Council governed from 1889-1974. Since 1974 the county has been part of Cumbria. See This page for a summary of its local government history.

  • The following maps are all taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 15 inches to the mile. They are extremely detailed, showing individual houses, details such as railway tracks, pathways, pubs, factories and even minutiae such as fountains and signal posts. Each map includes an introduction.

    These are the maps we publish for towns in Cumberland:

  • 28.03 Carlisle NW 1924 - published 1990; intro by Dennis Perriam
  • 28.04 Carlisle NE 1924 - published 1990; intro by Robert Bell
  • 28.07 Carlisle SW 1924 - published 1990; intro by Dennis Perriam
  • 28.08 Carlisle SE 1924 - published 1990; intro by Robert Bell
  • 18.05 Brampton 1924 - published 2005; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 20.11 Silloth & Port Carlisle 1923 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 29.05 Wigton 1924 - published 2014; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 34.09 Alston 1898 - published 2005; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 34.15 Nenthead 1898 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 44.08 Maryport 1899 - published 1990; intro by Stephen White
  • 53.07 Workington North 1923 - published 1991; intro by Anne Dick
  • 53.11 Workington South 1923 - published 1991; intro by Anne Dick
  • 54.04 Cockermouth 1898 - published 1991; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 58.04a Penrith 1898 - published 2015; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 58.04b Penrith 1923 - published 1990; intro by John Hurst
  • 64.06 Keswick 1898 - published 1990; intro by Mike Greatbatch.
  • 67.02 Whitehaven 1923 - published 1990; intro by Anne Dick
  • 67.06 Whitehaven (South) 1923 published 1990; intro by Anne Dick

    We also cover the area in our Inch to the Mile series. Here are the principal sheets:

  • 11/12 Longtown, Bewcastle & District 1902- publication 2004; intro by John Griffiths. Includes a detailed map of Longtown itself.
  • 16/22 Maryport & Silloth 1903- published 2007; intro by Paul Hindle. Includes a map of Risehow.
  • 17 Carlisle & The Solway Firth 1895 - published 2008; intro by Barrie Trinder. Includes a map of Kirkbride.
  • 18 Brampton & District 1903 - published 2008; intro by Barrie Trinder. Includes a map of Wetheral.
  • 23 Caldbeck, Wigton & the Northern Fells 1903 - published 2004; intro by Paul Hindle. Includes a map of Aspatria.
  • 24 Penrith, Inglewood & Hartside 1903 - published 2002, 2nd Edition 2013; intro by Neil Gander. Includes a map of Kirkoswald.
  • 25 Alston Moor & Upper Weardale 1903 - published 2001; intro by Robert Forsythe. Includes a map of Bolt's Burn, Rookhope.
  • 28 Whitehaven & Workington 1903-14- published 2007; intro by Paul Hindle. Includes a map of St Bees
  • 29 Keswick & the Northern Lake District 1903- published 2007; intro by Paul Hindle. Includes a map of Buttermere.
  • 37/47 Ravenglass & Sellafield 1875- published 2008; intro by Alan Godfrey. Includes a map of Gosforth.
  • 38 Coniston & Ambleside 1895 - published 2011; intro by Derrick Pratt. Includes a map of Coniston.
  • 48 North Furness 1896 - published 2002; intro by Alan Crosby. Includes a map of Cartmel.

    For further details visit the One Inch page.


    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.


    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 7PW. Tel 01207 583388
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 28 Sept 2016