Welcome to the Mapseeker links page, a highly recommended selection of some of the best map sites and related areas of interest on the net.
Steve Bartrick Antique Prints and Antique Maps has been supplying traders, institutions, libraries and private collectors internationally since 1984. Good range of material and always willing to help.
The Antique Maps Chest
The Antique Maps Chest is a website for those looking for original antique old maps and town plans. The owner is a private collector based in Sevenoaks Kent with a wide range of maps and town plans dating from the 15th to 19th centuries including John Speed, Sebastian Munster, Braun & Hogenberg, Blaeu, Jansson, Merian, Vaugondy and many others. Well laid out site with plenty of interesting old town plans to view in his gallery.
Julia Holmes Antique Maps and Prints
Thirty three years ago JULIA HOLMES started an Art Gallery in Haslemere, Surrey, specialising in genuine antique maps and views with fine examples of the cartography of three centuries, from the early seventeenth century to Victorian Times.Julia also stocks a large variety of prints, both old and new, of sports, animals and every aspect of country life. These include Limited Editions of prints by up and coming modern artists, as well as old favourites like Lionel Edwards and Cecil Aldin, or the famous sporting artist, Henry Alken, of earlier times.Described here are a few examples of the sort of items for sale. Many of these old engraved views or maps are now hard to find, but Julia regards her job as a treasure hunt and enjoys finding and preserving these scarce and fascinating items which are a record of life long ago. Julia Holmes Maps specialise in antique maps and views, maps by Speed, Morden, Ogilby, Smith and Moule. Pictures of horses and dogs, sports and country living.
Maps and Prints
Established in 1987, Caledonian maps now have four different series and several individual reprinted old Scottish maps totalling in excess of two hundred and twenty separate sheets. They also have plans to extend the product range further. In addition Caledonian maps have a number of original coloured maps from the 1912 atlas which are unused and as new.
Old Maps of Liverpool - in detail - Leverpoole.co.uk
Excellent website for Liverpool enthusiasts that is packed full of resource. Excellent map features enabling detailed study.
The fastest growing Social Networking Site in the World - but this Social Networking Site is for family history. It enables creation of your family tree and connects you with Genealogists from all over the World - For Free. Headed by Paul Allen the founder of Ancestry.com the site already has millions of users who can connect and ask questions of each other, share information as well as performing local area look ups. For more information listen to Paul Allen on www.Familylink.com
For access to the most comprehensive data store for genealogists visit the sister site www.worldvitalrecords.com
This website lists companies and individuals who provide genealogy related products and services including professional genealogical research. These services are listed in directories organized by geographic and research specialties.
Parish Chest is an Aladdin's Cave bursting with parish registers, family trees, census records, directories and workhouse records, etc.
Browsing through the stands, you will see that they have a great many genealogy products and services available to help build a family tree. Only quality products and services from the very best family history societies and suppliers are stocked.
Parish Chest are the premier online genealogy specialists internationally renowned for quality products and speed of service.
Parish Chest is proud to sponsor the free pages and family history discussion forum at British-Genealogy.com
Anthony is one of the most well known professional genealogists, as well as being a broadcaster and writer. As a freelance professional genealogist, he provides a complete range of services from one-off searches to full scale projects to trace family trees in Britain and abroad, and investigates all aspects of surname origins, heraldry, house histories and much more besides. His book, “Tracing Your Family History”, published by Collins has won major awards. Visit this site if you are considering starting to research your family history or have become stuck in your progress.
DEVON ANCESTRY provide Genealogy and historical research services and aim to provide their clients with high quality, professional and reliable research that represents excellent value for money. As the name suggests they are based in the county of Devon in the South West of England but through a growing team of associates they offer their services throughout many other counties.
MyGenealogist.com was founded with the intention of helping people worldwide discover their unique heritage and family ancestry. Based in America their expert genealogists have solved hundreds of interesting cases and conducted original family research in many countries often travelling to the United Kingdom and other International destinations during the course of their genealogy projects.
Birmingham History Forum
Very active forum that is well supported.
Not only a useful index of web sites, but also offers free email, forums chat and a host of other services well.
The site is committed to providing the best quality Internet resources for teachers, students and anyone with an interest in geography and how our amazing planet works. Fascinating yet well structured site.
The 650,000+ pages of the British Towns and Villages Network are your guide to places to go to, what to see, what to do and with just under 8,000 hotels on site where to stay in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Within the contents you will find links to all the Region, County, City, Town, Villages and Community websites we can find or have been submitted to us and most importantly how to find places in the UK and how to get there.A very easy to explore website where you can click on the map or use the text menu on the right to zoom in on your area of interest at county level and from there you can select the district or borough where we list the local towns and villages, and then down to parish level many with links to their own websites. On the way you can view photographs, maps, get details of local events and attractions and an increasing amount of historical and geographical detail.
Cornwall Family History Group
The Society aims to become a ‘centre of excellence’ encouraging research into Cornish family history, by co-ordinating transcription and indexing of original records by its members, by maintaining a research library in Truro for members and the general public, by offering a means of contact and information exchange between members. The Society was formed in 1976 and now has over 5000 active members, many live outside Cornwall, with members in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and other countries.