Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Lancashire

  • 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 centralWigan:

  • Lancashire Sheet 93.08a Wigan 1907 - published 1988, 2nd Edition 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-128-1
  • Lancashire Sheet 93.08b Wigan 1928 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-999-9

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. They are very detailed and busy maps, covering the central area of Wigan, plus part of Ince in Makerfield. Coverage stretches from Wallgate eastward to Belle Green Lane, and from the Gidlow Mill (extreme top left corner) southward to Chapel Lane. The many features include the town centre, with Market Hall, church, Mining College, Standishgate, Wallgate, Hallgate, King Street, Library Street etc; railways, including the NW, Wallgate and Central stations, with track layouts given; part of the LNWR Springs Branch and Lancashire Union lines, incl Round House Junction and part of Round House Branch; Leeds & Liverpool Canal, including flight of locks; Rose Bridge Collieries, Ince Hall Colliery (East Pit), Round House Colliery, old shafts, Clarington Forge; Kirkless Hall, Ince Hall, Peel Hall, Manchester Road, Higher Ince, tramways, Scholes, Longshoot, Central Park football ground.

    On the reverse we include a list of private residents from a 1918 directory (1907 map) and further historical material from the directory (1928 map).

    The map links up with sheets 93.04 Wigan North to the north, 93.07 Wigan West to the west, 94.05 Kirkless to the east and 93.12 Ince in Makerfield to the south.


    Follow this link for a complete list of our Wigan or Bolton maps.

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    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 / 26 Sept 2016