January 28, 2022

"Historical Maps from the National Library of Scotland"

From a MyHeritage Blog Post:

The NLS have uploaded a set of historical maps which overlay on Google Maps, making them easy to use and navigate. While there’s a focus on Scotland, there are maps for the whole of the UK also – and even beyond.

Direct to Maps

See Also: Georeferenced maps and applications

See Also Map Georeferencer Homepage (Pilot Project)

See Also: Maps of Scotland (More than 20K)

See Also: A Favourite Historic Map of the UK from the My Heritage Team

Directions for Embedding or Use in a Mashup

Mobile: This historic UK map is also accessible on an iPhone/Pad/Touch and Android. Use the same URL as the primary web site: http://nls.tileserver.com/ or simply scan the QR code and go directly there.


About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.