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Old maps of Ashton
Started by: ashtonman01 (146) Report abuse
Anyone know of any good (free) websites which show historic maps of the Ashton area from the 1900s through to the 60s, 70s and present day?. There's one or two OS maps sites I've come across but they don't see to provide much in detail and for specific years.

Posted by: gaffer (6205)   Report abuse

Posted by: tonker (20204)   Report abuse
Old Map of Ashton Online!

Several Old Maps Online from which to choose from!!!

Posted by: John59 (455)   Report abuse
worth noting that the nls site doesn't post the maps up if you use Firefox browser (not for me anyway) so you have to use Internet Explorer (or maybe one of the others works too)

Posted by: macwil48 (332) Report abuse

I use Firefox and often load NLS maps with no problem. Just checked . No problem.

Posted by: kathpressey (5022)  Report abuse
Wigan museum have old maps. I bought some last week 3 each. the best ting is you can see if it's really what you want before you buy

Posted by: John59 (455)   Report abuse
thanks macwil48, I shall have to investigate as to why it's not working on my PC


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