Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire

  • 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 Rotherham:

  • Sheet 289.11a Rotherham 1890 - published 2013, intro by Melvyn Jones. ISBN.978-1-84784-694-5
  • Sheet 289.11b Rotherham 1901 - published 1984, 2nd edition 2020; intro by Freda Crowder, Sally Shepard & Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-360-9
  • Sheet 289.11c Rotherham 1922 - published 2004, intro by Melvyn Jones. ISBN.978-1-84151-698-1

    We have published three versions of this detailed map, showing how the area developed across the years. The 1890 version is in colour, taken from the 1st edition OS handcoloured map.

    The maps cover the same area, with coverage stretching from Masbrough Street eastward to Western Road, and from Kenneth Street southward to Reneville Road. Rotherham town centre is covered and the many features include Central station, Westgate station, Workhouse, Rotherham Old Brewery, cattle market, River Don, Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation, hospital, All Saints church, Effingham Works, Rotherham Forge, Clifton Park, cholera burial ground, race course, Clifton House, Market Hall etc. Each map has selections from contemporary street directory entries.

    The map links up with Yorkshire Sheets 289.07 Eastwood to the north, 289.10 Masbrough to the west, 289.15 Rotherham South to the south.

  • 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. Follow this link for a complete list of our Rotherham maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.
    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 1 Sept 2020