Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Staffordshire

  • 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 Burton (North):

  • Staffs Sheet 40.12a Burton (North) 1884 - published 2011; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-84784-546-7
  • Staffs Sheet 40.12b Burton (North) 1900 - published 1988; intro by John Challen. ISBN.978-0-85054-200-4

    We have published 2 versions of this detailed map of Burton, showing how it changed across the years. Coverage is of the northern and western part of the town, extending from the railway station northward to Wyggeston Street, and from Holy Trinity church westward to Lower Outwoods. The 1882 version is fully coloured, taken from the beautiful handcoloured First Edition OS map.

    The many features include Midland Railway, many sidings, north part of station and many lines into the breweries; LNWR Dallow Lane Branch; Trent & Mersey Canal, St Paul's church, The Grange, numerous breweries and malthouses, Burton Workhouse, Outwoods Hills, Shobnall Mills, St Margaret's church, Horninglow Wharf, LNWR Goods station, Black Eagle Brewery, New Brewery, Middle Brewery, Middle Yard Cooperage, Holy Trinity church, Little Burton area, Derby Turn, chapels, etc. Each map has extracts from an early directory.

    The map links up with Staffordshire sheet 40.16 Burton on Trent to the south.


    For a full list of maps of Staffordshire county, please go to the Staffordshire page.

    You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.


    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 / 20 December 2011