A comparative guide to some Historic Maps of Dublin, 1950-1999

Use layers icon for different dates. Use slider to fade in and out over OpenStreetMap image. Scroll below map to see map details and sources. Because the maps have been georeferenced to fit, text quality has been sacrificed.

Map details and sources:

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.

1939-1950 OS sheets 18-6 25 inch     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.

1954 Administrative Edition, published 1954, scale 1:25,000 OS sheet :      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1954 Dublin District one inch OS sheet :      By kind permission of Ian McNeill.

1958 2nd May, Aerial photo Mount Merrion :      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

1968 Dublin portion of half inch sheets 13 & 16      By kind permission of Brian Hollinshead.

.

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