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  • Well said Richard. mgc/08-17 On 8 Aug 2017, at 19:31, 'Oliver, Richard' R.R.Oliver@^$1 [ordnancemaps] < ordnancemaps@^$2 > wrote: Enough! Inspired by the story of the great pro-1:25,000 protest in 1973, I have sent the following to OS's customer relations: "As a student both of Ordnance Survey mapping and of the English language, I would be interested to know how you square the...
    MICHAEL COTTRELL 8 Aug
  • My thoughts are that as it's not possible for OS to change the spine title I have stopped buying custom made maps. I agree with Peter, what's the use of not being able to identify your map on the shelf. Mike Cottrell From: ordnancemaps@^$1 [mailto:ordnancemaps@^$2] Sent: 02 August 2017 11:01 To: ordnancemaps Subject: [ordnancemaps] OS CUSTOM MAP Custom map Has anybody bought an...
    Mike Cottrell 8 Aug
  • Richard, I think this is the answer for you: Selected author: "Parsons, E. J. S. (Edward John Samuel)" Mike From: ordnancemaps@^$1 [mailto:ordnancemaps@^$2] On Behalf Of Oliver, Richard Sent: 27 January 2014 11:18 To: lis-maps@^$3; ordnancemaps@^$4 Subject: [ordnancemaps] EJS Parsons Could someone 'out there' please give the the first names, or at any rate the principal one, for...
    Mike Cottrell Jan 27, 2014
  • I really hope you get this fast. I could not inform anyone about our trip, because it was impromptu. we had to be in Manila, Philippines for a program. The program was successful, but our journey has turned sour. we misplaced our wallet and cell phone on our way back to the hotel we lodge in after we went for sight seeing. The wallet contained all the valuables we had. Now, our...
    MICHAEL COTTRELL Jun 22, 2013
  • Sodding postage indeed Jokingly John, 'twas ever thus I am afraid. You are just going to have to live with the fact that issue 91 will always be remembered for the postage bungle no matter how professional the contents. I am just off to the pillar-box to post my "can't deliver your item card" with £1.34 of stamps affixed and of course my letter of complaint to the Editor(s) that...
    Mike Cottrell Aug 3, 2011
  • Steve, I agree with John a PO apology does seem rather inadequate. This could total a staggering £804 (approx 600 members @£1.34) if all the excess postage is collected. I only hope that overseas members are not similarly inconvenienced. Regards, Mike -----Original Message----- From: ordnancemaps@^$1 [mailto:ordnancemaps@^$2] On Behalf Of John C Symons Sent: 02 August 2011 10:10...
    Mike Cottrell Aug 2, 2011
  • Iain, Try this address: forbes.robertson124@^$1 Mike -----Original Message----- From: ordnancemaps@^$2 [mailto:ordnancemaps@^$3] On Behalf Of iain taylor Sent: 16 July 2011 15:13 To: ordnancemaps@^$4 Subject: [ordnancemaps] Forbes-Robertson Does anyone know the whereabouts of this gentleman who has in the past been listed as a dealer in OS maps in Sheetlines? He has a website but...
    Mike Cottrell Jul 16, 2011
  • Interesting 1953 video that was able to foretell and show Motorways. I always thought that our first Motorway opened on 5th December 1958 but never mind it's worth a view! Mike From: steve_harris_51 To: ordnancemaps@^$1 Sent: Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 12:11 Subject: [ordnancemaps] Ordnance Survey video from 1953 Thought this might be of interest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    MICHAEL COTTRELL Jul 13, 2011
  • If you need an excuse to celebrate could we not also link the 100th anniversary of Charles Close's appointment as DG with the 30th of Sheetlines. Mike ________________________________ From: Yolande Hodson To: ordnancemaps@^$1 Sent: Monday, 4 April, 2011 14:17:17 Subject: Re: [ordnancemaps] Re: Charles Close Society Thirtieth Anniversary. What a good idea ... ----- Original Message...
    MICHAEL COTTRELL Apr 4, 2011
  • Pete, It stands for Public Assistance Institution which was the name given to a workhouse after 1929. Mike -----Original Message----- From: ordnancemaps@^$1 [mailto:ordnancemaps@^$2] On Behalf Of Peter Stubbs Sent: 27 May 2010 14:23 To: ordnancemaps@^$3 Subject: [ordnancemaps] what does P.A. Instn mean on New Popular One inch ? -----Original Message----- From: ordnancemaps@^$4...
    Mike Cottrell May 27, 2010