Category Archives: Geography


Maps of Roman Britain

Maps of Roman Britain

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Map Makers
Roman Map of Britain publishe
Roman Map of Britain according to the Ordnance survey.

Maps of Roman Britain

Using our interactive maps we will be including in our digital Gazetteer the major Roman towns and cities over time, Immediately if you wan to reference what Roman Britain looked like on a map you might like to consider these sources. Whilst they are external links we have selected what we have found to be most useful. If you have others to add then please just contact us here.

Roman Maps of Britain

This available online and provides an excellent overview as the OS Map has considerable detail on it. It is in our plans to provide a set of mapping data that can be used by us all using Google Maps nd Google Earth so we will keep you posted on that but for the moment here are the top 3 sources we have identified:

BL Claudius Ptolemy Version of map on BL online

  • Table (being mapped in due course as part of our digital Gazetteer ) of the known British modern places ad their major Roman names and locations (will be published as a table that you can search and download.

More information on the Roman Period including Timeline and more articles can be found here



John Speed Maps Online

John Speed Maps Online

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Maps, map makers and Cartographers

The fascinating maps of John Speed have been beautifully digitized by Occidental College Library Los Angeles. Now having looked at the maps of Ralph Agas, we ask was there a connection between the two?

Historic County Borders UK

Great resource of UK County Border data, available to download. This is a super resource for those wanting to take their family history a step further

Norfolk Old Tithe Enclosure and OS Maps

Norfolk old maps tithe, Enclosure and OS all available online and for free…great resources for family istory, genealogical and locally connected history projects…