A comparative guide to some Historic Maps of Dublin, 1900-1939

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Map details and sources

Dublin GSGS3906: Scans by kind permission of Trinity College Map Library.

Dublin 1937 6inch layer: Scans of OSMI and Brian Hollinshead's hard copy sheets.

Dublin 1936-43 25 inch: Scans of OSMI hard copy sheets.

Uncertain date, Township of Killiney, extract: Test extract by kind permission DLR Local history.

1900 OS Sheet 112, One inchBy kind permission Andrew Bonar law.

1904 OS 6inch sheet index: OSMI hard copy.

1907 25inch, Mount Merrion : Two sheets by kind permission of Trinity College Map Library

1909 Amiens Street, sheet 48, 5ftby kind permission Roger Jermyn, later donated to Trinity College Map Library

"c1910 Mecredy'sEast central Road map By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead. Of particular interest to cyclists of the day

"c1910 Ballsbridge By kind permission of the Royal Dublin Society library

"1912 Blacks Guide to Dublin etc, City mapBy kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

"1912 Blacks Guide to Dublin etc. County map extractBy kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

"1914 Dublin Town plan competition, entry by E. Cushing SmithBy kind permission of Irish Architectural Archive.

"1914 Horseless Carriage dealers" aka 1914 Michelin Guide 4th Edition: By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1919 Dublin Parishes, Byrne: By kind permission Andrew Bonar law.

c.1920 Dublin Harbour. Plan of shipping quays, sheds and tramways under the juristiction of the Dublin Port and Dock's Board.: By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1922 The New Town Survey sheet 2: By kind permission of The RDS Library

1925 The Dublin Civic Survey, various sheets: See seperate folder

1931 Bartholomew Dublin extract: By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1932 Brownes map of Dublin and Suburbs.: By kind permission of Noel Larkin.

1932 Parishes of the Diocese of Dublin, Publication by 'Gills': By kind permission of Mr Morrough Lacey.

1934 Dublin environs, 1:20000, O.S.: By kind permission of Morrough Lacy.

1936 Galloping Green OS 23-9-d 50inchBy kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1938 Baronies of Dublin OS: By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1938 Aerial view Ballsbridge: 17th June 1938, By kind permission of Military Archives. Ref: ACAP23834420

1930s & 1940s OS sheets 25 inch series (partial): By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

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Compiled by Brian Hollinshead, August, 2019. Base map data copyright OpenStreetMap Contributors.