Old Hampshire Mapped
Harrison's Hampshire 1788Notes by
Martin and Jean Norgate: 1998
|The whole map|
|Index sheet to parts of the map|
|Gazetteer, place names|
|Gazetteer, in Hundreds|
|Index sheet to market towns, etc|
A MAP OF HAMPSHIRE|
ENGRAVED FROM AN ACTUAL SURVEY
These notes are made from a copy of John Harrison's map
of Hampshire in the Map Collection of Hampshire CC
Museums Service, item HMCMS:FA1996.34.|
This study concentrates upon what can be seen from the map; studies of the background of county mapping in England, and map makers have been published elsewhere.
An earlier version of these notes have been published as a booklet:-
Norgate, Martin; Norgate, Jean: 1997:
Harrison's map of Hampshire 1788 was published in 1791 in
Maps of the English Counties with the Subdivisions of Hundreds, Wapontakes, Lathes, Wards, Divisions, &c. To which are added two folio pages of Letter-Press, to face each Map; descriptive of the extent, boundaries, rivers, lakes, canals, soil, mines, minerals, curious plants, husbandry, and evry curiosity that is nearly connected with the maps. The whole containing the most useful, entertaining and instructive selection of the kind, that has yet appeared at the price of 3l. 3s.
Printed by and for John Harrison, 115 Newgate Street, London.
The atlas includes 38 engraved plates of counties in England and Wales, dated over the period 1787-91.
In the introduction there is a list:-
The Distances from Place to Place in Miles, on the principal and cross Roads in England and Wales; with the situation of each Gentleman's Seat.
Box, E G: 1932=1935: Hampshire in Early Maps and early
Roadbooks: Hampshire Field Club: XII: pp221-235|
Eden, P (ed):: Dictionary of Land Surveyors and Local Cartographers of Great Britain and Ireland, 1550-1850
Harrison, John: 1791: Maps of the English Counties: (London) :: BL shelf mark MAPS.143.CC.12.
Hodgkiss, A G: 1981 (4th edn): Discovering Antique maps: Shire Publications (Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire):: ISBN 0 85263 581 8; an inexpensive and approachable introduction to old maps
Penfold, Alastair J: 1994: Introduction to the Printed Maps of Hampshire: Hampshire CC Museums Service
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