The London Picture Map is a new website hosted by the London Metropolitan Archives to provide a digital resource of 250,000 images of London. Search by location and see what you can find out about where you work or live.
Mapping the London Blitz is a great project which has used the collated and mapped all the census material of all the bombs dropped during the Blitz 1940 – 1941. It is a fascinating resource for family historians with a connection to WWII.
Will the TNA JISC funded Mapping the Blitz Project help those of us that funded it with our hard earn’t tax payers money we do hope so….
The linear nature of family trees can sometimes constrain us in the way we view the data that we have collected. A system of collecting, curating and geo-mapping data can reveal clusters and patterns not seen before and reveal new connections.
Map warping, layering historical and modern maps, open access at New York Public Library
William Morgan’s Map of London 1682 and 1676 were key social history documents, they reveal much more than where and how London was organised in the post Great Fire era and at the dawn of the Enlightenment why is this document important for anyone wanting to understand the later history of London and it’s population. A series of intriguing connections with marvellous maps that illustrate why the mapped and geospatial perspective is compelling and vital in researching your history project.
Interactive mapping for local, social or family history projects can be easily learnt using our tool kits. Explore history through interactive maps
An extraordinary and intriguing artefact the Hereford Mappa Mundi dating back to circa 1300 the largest Mappa Mundi still in existence, see video an links to further intriguing resources.
A short video from BBC Beauty of Maps, a glimpse at a digital perspective that underpins why we believe that digital maps combined with historic documents offer up an intriguing historical perspective and help us all connect and gain deeper insights in our history…