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Historic maps of Great Britain – a window into the past
October 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM AEST$20.00 – $30.00
Discover detailed historic mapping of Scotland, England and Wales from county maps and town plans to national mapping by the Ordnance Survey. This session will showcase the types and scales of historic mapping available, and the information these maps can provide for genealogists. The National Library of Scotland has digitised over 250,000 historic maps of Great Britain from their collection and these can be viewed on their Map Images Website, https://maps.nls.uk
In this session you’ll discover how to search, view, compare, annotate and obtain copies of these historic maps.
Laragh Quinney is Maps Reading Room Manager for the National Library of Scotland, where she oversees the Maps Reading Room and enquiry services. She loves working with the 2 million maps and atlases held by the Library, and helping others discover and explore this wonderful collection.
This event will be recorded and available for paid attendees to view for the following 4 weeks.
Tickets will now close at 12pm Tuesday 11 October 2022 and link will be forwarded after 1pm that day. (booking has been extended)