Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Hertfordshire


  • We have a range of detailed maps for Hertfordshire 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.

  • Hertfordshire County Council was formed in 1889. There was a reorganisation in 1974, with a county council and ten districts: Broxbourne, Dacorum, East Herts, Hertsmere, North Hertfordshire, St Albans, Stevenage, Three Rivers, Watford, and Welwyn Hatfield..
  • See This Page for a summary of the county's local government history.

  • These are the maps we publish for Hertfordshire:

  • 07.08 Baldock 1921 - published 1990; introduction by Pamela Taylor
  • 12.01 Hitchin 1898 - published 1990; intro by Steve Fletcher
  • 25.14 Tring 1897 - published 1995; intro by Elizabeth Lockwood
  • 27.07 Harpenden 1897 - published 1992; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 29.11 North Hertford 1897 - published 1988, rev 2001; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 29.15 South Hertford 1897 - published 1988; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 29.12 Ware 1896 - published 1990; intro by Alan Godfrey.
  • 33.05 Berkhamsted 1897 - published 1990; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 33.11 Boxmoor 1897 - published 1990; intro by Eve Davis
  • 33.08 Hemel Hempstead 1897 - published 1990; intro by Eve Davis
  • 33.12 Hemel Hempstead (South) 1897 - published 1989; intro by Eve Davis
  • 34.07 St Albans (NW) 1897 - published 1989; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 34.08 St Albans (NE) 1897 - published 1989; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 34.11 St Albans (SW) 1897 - published 1989; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 34.12 St Albans (SE) 1897 - published 1989; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 35.07 Hatfield 1896 - published 1990; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 37.05 Hoddesden 1896 - published 1990; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 39.12 Radlett 1912 - published 2002; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 43.03 Chorleywood 1896 - published 1991; intro by Alan Godfrey
  • 43.08 Rickmansworth & Croxley Green 1896 - published 1990; intro by Pamela Taylor
  • 44.02 Watford 1896 - published 1991; intro by Mary Forsyth
  • 44.06 South Watford & New Bushey 1896 - published 1990; intro by Mary Forsyth
  • 44.13 see Middlesex sheet 5.13 Northwood & Eastbury 1935
  • 45.05 see Middlesex sheet 6.05 Elstree 1895

    The following map in our Essex series covers a Hertfordshire town:

  • Essex 22.15 Bishops Stortford 1896 - published 1991; intro by Pamela Taylor

    The following map in our Middlesex series covers a town that is now in Hertfordshire:

  • Middlesex 1.08 Potters Bar (North) & Littleheath 1896 - published 1995; intro by David Mander

    For Barnet and East Barnet see the London borough of Barnet page.


    We also cov er the whole county in our Inch to the Mile series. These are the principal sheets for the county:

  • 221 North Hertfordshire 1888 - published 2007; intro by Barrie Trinder. Includes a map of Willian
  • 222 Great Dunmow & District 1893- published 2009; intro by Barrie Trinder. Includes a map of Great Dunmow
  • 238 North Chilterns 1888 - published 1997; intro b y Alan Godfrey. Includes a map of Aldbury
  • 239 Hertford & St Albans 1898- published 2009; intro by Barrie Trinder. Includes a map of Welwyn village
  • 255 South Chilterns 1886 - published 1997; intro by Elizabeth Lockwood. Includes a map of Chalfont St Peter
  • 256 North London - published 2002; intro by Pamela Taylor. Includes a map of Elstree

    Visit the One Inch page for further details of this series.


    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 some adjacent counties go to the Chilterns page. 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 county. 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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