Scope and Content

Printed maps, mainly relating to Flintshire and Denbighshire, 1577-1860, including maps of England and Wales, 1667-[1840s]; map of Wales, 1808; maps of North Wales, [17th century]-1860; county maps, 1577-1868; town and parish maps, [c. 1740]-1833; marine charts, 1689-[c. 1791]; and road maps, [c. 1675]-[18th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Flintshire Record Office has collected printed historic maps of the county and elsewhere, including early marine and road maps. Ordnance Survey maps are held separately.


Arranged into the following: England and Wales; Wales; North Wales; groups of counties; single counties; towns and parishes; charts; and road maps.

Access Information

No restrictions


Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Printed Maps catalogue.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

Various; some records transferred from Clwyd Library Service, 1977.


Accruals are not expected but are possible.

Related Material

Ordnance Survey maps of Flintshire are in Flintshire Record Office, OS.