Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Burslem

  • 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 Burslem:

  • Staffs Sheet 12.09a Burslem 1877 - published 2011; intro by Derrick Pratt. ISBN.978-1-84784-462-0 *Coloured Edition*
  • Staffs Sheet 12.09b Burslem 1898 - published 1994; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-670-5

    This detailed map covers most of Burslem, one of the Potteries 'Six Towns', together with the smaller settlements of Cobridge and Sneyd Green. Coverage stretches from Newport Lane eastward to Burslem Cemetery, and from Moor Lane southward to Port Vale football ground.

    The many features include NSR Potteries Loop Line with Cobridge and Burslem stations, stretch of Trent & Mersey Canal, Burslem Canal, St Paul's church, Newport Pottery, Mersey Pottery, numerous earthenware manufactories, Hill Works, Town Hall, Butchers' Market, St John's church, NSR Grange Branch, Grange Colliery, Grange Farm, Sneyd Colliery & Brick Works, Adelaide Pottery, Port Vale Football Ground, Haywood Home hospital, old coal shafts, Burslem Cemetery, old ironstone shafts, Sneyd Green, tramways, etc.

    The 1877 version is notable for being fully colour printed, taken from the beautifully hand-coloured OS 1st Edition. This map has extracts from a trade directory on the reverse. The 1898 version has a list of private residents from a 1900 directory.

    The map links up with Staffordshire Sheets 12.05 Smallthorne to the north, 11.12 Longport to the west, and 12.13 Hanley to the south.

    You might find this Index Map useful.


    For a full list of maps of Newcastle & the Potteries, please go to the Potteries page.

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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 England, return to the England page.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 31 Dec 2013