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Public boundaries and ordnance survey 1840-1980

J. R. S. Booth

Public boundaries and ordnance survey 1840-1980

Abridged version for use by O.S. surveyors.

by J. R. S. Booth

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Published .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination216-434
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19180957M

BOUNDARY SURVEY (IRELAND) ACT CAP. XLV. An Act to make further Provision for defining the Boundaries of certain Denominations of Land in Ireland for public Purposes. [17th August ] 6 G. 4. c. 17 & 18 Vict. c. The National Archives does hold records of the Ordnance Survey itself, documenting its work. As well as producing maps, the Ordnance Survey was from responsible for the Public Boundary Archive for Great Britain. This shows each change to a public boundary (county, parish, parliamentary and local government boundaries).

  Boundary surveys of donation land claims in King County, Notes in this volume include, for each claimant, claim and notification numbers, acreage, date of survey, section-township-range information, and claim boundary survey notations. The volume is arranged in general chronological order by date of survey. There is a table of abbreviations in the book "Ordnance Survey Maps - a descriptive manual" by JB Harley, published by Ordnance Survey in This shows the map scales on which an abbreviation appears. The list below includes the abreviations and expansions which this book shows as appearing on , and , scale maps.

  An absorbing history of the Ordnance Survey charts the many hurdles map-makers have had to overcome Ordnance Survey maps have been sold to the general public . Media in category "Public domain Ordnance Survey images" The following files are in this category, out of 1, total. (previous page) ().


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Get this from a library. Public boundaries and Ordnance Survey, [J R S Booth; R A G Powell]. Public boundaries and ordnance survey Abridged version for use by O.S.

surveyors.Public boundaries and ordnance survey Public boundaries and ordnance survey 1840-1980 book by J.R.S. Booth ; edited by R.A.G. Powell Ordnance Survey of Great Britain [London, England?] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

The Boundary Remark Books (also called Perambulation Books) in this series are small booklets containing hand-drawn strip maps. They were prepared by the Ordnance Survey to record original information on public boundaries under the provisions of the Ordnance Survey Act No further accruals are expected.

Publication note: J R S Booth, Public Boundaries and Ordnance Survey (Southampton, Ordnance Survey, ) is a full account of the work of the Boundaries. I already had copies of Public Boundaries and Ordnance Survey (Booth)5, An Illustrated Guide to Boundary Making (IGBM)6, A History of the Ordnance Survey (Seymour)7, Ordnance Survey Maps – a descriptive manual (Harley)8, Instructions to Field Examiners (IFE05)9 and Instructions to Draftsmen & Plan Examiners (IDPE06)   The Ordnance Survey's Boundary Survey, carried out between andwas a major undertaking which resulted in the local administrative boundaries of the whole of Great Britain being reliably mapped for the first time.

As well as producing maps, the Ordnance Survey, fromwas responsible for the Public Boundary Archive for Great Britain. Its files show each change to a public boundary (county, parish, parliamentary and local government boundaries).

There are large numbers of Ordnance Survey reports and other files describing and defining boundaries. The Ordnance Survey Books of Reference (or Area Books) record acreages of each land parcel on the OS 25 inch to the mile maps, and usually its land use, except in settlements and for counties surveyed after Browse Books of Reference; Not all counties had Books of Reference published for them.

Ordnance Survey name books (or 'original object name books') provide information about place names and building names on the first edition Ordnance Survey mapping which took place in the midth century. The original object name books used in Scotland came in two forms, each with a different system of headed columns.

John O'Donovan and the Ordnance Survey Name Books Ordnance Survey The surveying of the townland boundaries was conducted under the supervision of Richard Griffith, a civilian engineer, who was appointed in to take charge of a new boundary department which was answerable to the lord-lieutenant in Dublin Castle.

As an addition to the core Boundary-Line product, which is updated twice a year, you can download data showing historical county boundaries from the late 19th Century. This is ideal for historians who need to analyse old census records and archives. A good reference book to refer to and has many practical examples.

It is explained in an easy to understand manner. This book would appeal to landowners, land surveyors and students alike. It covers many topics on the subject from Basic Legal Concepts, Boundary Survey Research through to Calculations and Survey s: 3.

Ordnance Survey Office, Phoenix Park (Dublin) under the direction of Lt. Larcom, R.E., by Sergeant West of the Royal Sappers and Miners. Ordnance Survey of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland: For Her Majesty's Government by Hodges and Smith. The Ordnance Survey of Ireland, conducted between andis the only survey of Ireland to have ever been conclusively finished.

Under the direction of Thomas Larcom, the Master-General of the Ordnance Survey and the Board of Ordnance, a complete Map of Ireland at the scale of six-inches to one-mile was published.

A title plan with ‘general boundaries’ shows the boundary of a property in relation to a given physical feature on the ground such as a wall or hedge as identified on the Ordnance Survey map.

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain. The agency's name indicates its original military purpose (see ordnance and surveying), which was to map Scotland in the wake of the Jacobite rising of There was also a more general and nationwide need in light of the potential threat of invasion during the Napoleonic 1 April Ordnance Survey has.

The Ordnance Survey Office was established also in This was a separate organization to the Boundary Survey Office. The initial task of the Ordnance Survey was to Survey the Townland Boundaries which would have been identified by the Boundary Surveyors.

Online Maps - Old Maps (See also Map Collections and Online Catalogues section of our web pages and the Images of Early Maps on the Web section of the Map History / History of Cartography website) QUICK LINK: London Maps.

American Memory Maps. From the Library of Congress. Alan Godfrey Maps. Sells facsimiles of old Ordnance Survey view maps online but can see index diagrams. Ordnance Survey (OS) is Great Britain’s national mapping agency.

It carries out the official surveying of GB, providing the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data, relied on by government. Surviving Forms 37 can be found in County Record Offices.

The Valuation Books, sometimes referred to as Domesday Books, were created at the beginning of the survey and contain similar information as the field books and can also help find the hereditament number. The Valuation books are mostly found in County Record Offices.Books of reference for Scottish Ordnance Survey maps.

National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike UK: Scotland.Buy Books The Historic England Archive We hold photographs from the RAF and Ordnance Survey, amongst others.

Oblique photographs Our collection includes oblique, or angled, photographs, taken by cameras fixed at an angle or hand-held. Boundary disputes and other legal issues - historic aerial photos may help settle issues.