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Saturday 21 November 2009 12.03pm
Where can I find maps of Bermondsey SE1 & SE16 showing East Lane SE16.
Saturday 21 November 2009 2.37pm
There is a transport bookshop/model shop in Lower Marsh next to Cubana ( I can't think of the name) they sell the old ordnance survey maps and had some of the areas you're looking at. I guess one of the larger Southwark libraries of archives have some too, probably worth a call before you go.
Saturday 21 November 2009 3.30pm
Hi Leah

Not sure if this is any good but East Lane in the 1940s appears on this map from this website.
Sunday 22 November 2009 12.00pm
Mapco has lots of old London maps available online.
Sunday 22 November 2009 12.30pm
The Design Museum has maps from (I think) 1751 and 1801.

You can find an online version here
Monday 23 November 2009 9.23am
there's also a map shop in Greenwich, it's on the south side of the 'market square', at the end of the entrance way to the covered market.
Monday 23 November 2009 9.55am
I'd agree on the Mapco site. It's a wonderful resource.... and I think they should restore some of the old names. I particularly like the idea of one end of Gt. Suffolk St. being restored to Dirty Lane. :D
Monday 23 November 2009 3.14pm
Folks - Try www.museumoflondonprints.com/ - no connection. Shane
Wednesday 25 November 2009 1.20am
I picked up facsimile Ordnance Survey maps from 1894 & 1914 in WH Smith in Lewisham - they're printed by Alan Godfrey maps in Gateshead, they might be able to order them for you? Fascinating as they list all the different businesses on the back.
Wednesday 25 November 2009 2.17am
Those Godfrey maps are very good - I have quite a collection of them. here is their websitealan godfrey maps
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