Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Essex

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Southend:

  • Essex Sheet 78.11 Southend-on-Sea 1895 - published 1995, 2nd Edition 2007; intro by Harry Carmichael. ISBN.978-0-85054-709-2

    This detailed map covers the centre of Southend, coverage stretching from Park Road and Park Street eastward to Southchurch Hall; and from North Avenue and Kilworth Avenue southward to the sea. Features include the GER and LTS main stations (later Victoria and Central); Marine Park, Western Esplanade, Marine Parade, Eastern Esplanade, High Street, gasworks, Pier Pavilion (though much of the pier stretches beyond the map), Porters, Thames Farm, Clifftown, St John the Baptist church, All Saints church. The beginning of development along Southchurch Road is shown. The map captures the town at a fascinating stage, with the population growing from 12,380 in 1891 to 27,299 in 1901, and it had become a borough in 1892. Many central streets are shown here, especially off York Road, half complete.

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