A comparative guide to some Historic Maps of Dublin, 1900-1949

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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.

1900 Sheet 112 One inch O.S.:      By 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, 5ft/statute mile, sheet XVIII 48.:      by 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

"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.

1925 The Dublin Civic Survey, various sheets:      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead

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

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

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

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

1938 Aerial view Ballsbridge:      Trial using Friends of The Air Corps map.

1940s Dublin Burrows:      By kind permission of Murrough Lacy and Andrew Nice of Burrows Communications.

1940s Dun Laoghaire Burrows:      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead and Andrew Nice of Burrows Communications.

1941 Dublin City Transport Services. Published by the Dublin United Tramway Company. Includes bus and tram routes, key to principle places and termini.:      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1945ca. Plan of Dublin", Irish Tourist Board:      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1945 Geographia Plan of Dublin.:      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1945 Geographia Plan of Dublin with parishes added.:      By kind permission of Morrough Lacey.

1948 Dublin O.S. Popular Edition:      By kind permission of Morrough Lacy.

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Compiled by Brian Hollinshead, October 2018. Base map data copyright OpenStreetMap Contributors.