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BrianG



Joined: 19 Feb 2006
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Location: Cambridge UK

PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:41 am    Post subject: Old Maps & Satellites  Reply with quote

Overlay satellite views onto old maps:

http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/

addictive!    
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Brian

Usual suspects: Jackson, Halsall, Blundell, Barton, Sumner, Cropper, Tasker, Twist, Cadwell (& most of the others!)
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nuttybird1977
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Joined: 13 Feb 2012
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Location: somewhere between crazy and total lunacy !

PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks :) that's clever ... bookmarking it now .:)  
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Wright, Leyland, Hodson, Ormesher, Lloyd  
North Meols, Churchtown, Little London, Ormskirk, Birkdale
Also , Rimmer,Davis, Eagling, Hall from Liverpool and London,islington  and Warwickshire areas.
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rosepark



Joined: 28 Jun 2014
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Location: Devon

PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brilliant, thank you!
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Researching Robinson, Den(n)ison, Howard, Barton, Rigby, Johnson, Lunt, Threlfall, Huntt,  Blundell, Sutton, Rymmer, Bradshaw, Watkinson, Jackson, Hunter,  Boond.... Just to start!
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mapman



Joined: 10 Apr 2011
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This link features the 1840s OS map

http://mario.lancashire.gov.uk/agsmario/default.aspx
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Threlfallia



Joined: 21 Jan 2011
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting time spent looking around Old Southport areas when I really should have been working on something completely different! Thanks, BrianG.


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Threlfall, Isherwood, Cummins, Keating, Fisher (Cumberland) and most Southport "usual suspects" surnames
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