Old Maps & Tithes

This is the beginning of a collection - with much more to find.... 

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1839 Tithe map - the Tithes are shown below 1839 Tithe map - the Tithes are shown below
Link to Further tithe info from Dorset Coast Digital Archive  

This map of 1903 shows the old quarries and field names for all fields in the village

The annotations were made by Maurice Ouseley who was a historian & local expert

Old map of 1903 with field names
1923 map 1923 old map
Old Tithe map courtesy of Bridport Museum - year unknown Old Tithe map from Bridport Museum - year unknown

This web site has a number of old maps for Dorsetshire and many of the

towns in Dorset - dates of maps seem to be from the 17th Century

This web site has a number of old maps for Dorsetshire 17th Century

Aerial view of the village believed to be taken in about 1993 possibly by Airpic


Old aerial photo of the village from 1953

(source unknown at this time)


Old Ordnance Survey map of 1891 showing the quarries

(Enter Burton Bradstock in THEIR search box)

Click here
Another web site at Ordnance Survey called 'Get a Map' - you can get one free! http://www.ordsvy.gov.uk/getamap
Dorset Records Office holds many old documents and maps in their archives Click here

more history

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