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  • How was the O.S. able to get around the Govt. rules that all redundant material should be routed through the National Archives for selection or preservation? Has this story been told in detail? If so I’d be grateful to learn of it. Iain Taylor Halifax, NS Begin forwarded message: From: " andrews.survey@^$1 [ordnancemaps]" < ordnancemaps@^$2 > Subject: Re:: Re: Re:: RE...
    i taylor 10 Aug
  • A new use for old OS maps? Turn them into name data bases and charge for the look-up. This is being pioneered by the family history society Find My Past who are advertising look ups for the 1851 Dublin large scale (Five foot ) plans. iain T. Halifax, NS 33 MAPS Find out what Dublin was like when your ancestors walked its streets. Explore these large-scale government maps and...
    i taylor 7 Jul
  • ...A46 to Lincoln is the quickest route. Good luck. David Andrews Sent from my Microsoft Lumia 640 Windows 10 phone From: i taylor mapman@^$3 [ordnancemaps] Sent: 13 May 2017 10:19 To: pearhard@^$4 [ordnancemaps] Subject: Re: [ordnancemaps] Lincoln Thanks We are stuck...
    i taylor 13 May
  • ...Talk by Richard Oliver at 11.00. AGM starts 12.00. Regards David Andrews Sent from my Microsoft Lumia 640 Windows 10 phone From: mapman@^$3 [ordnancemaps] Sent: 12 May 2017 23:06 To: ordnancemaps@^$4 Subject: [ordnancemaps] Lincoln I am travelling w/o detailed instructions...
    i taylor 13 May
  • I am travelling w/o detailed instructions for the AGM Lincoln. Can someone let me know where and when please for tomorrow! Iain Taylor mapman@^$1
    mapman@... 12 May
  • Louise, I thought it must be an Ordnance (not OrdInance !) Survey National Grid ref. but that does not work. Plugging the coordinates into Geograph finds places in different counties! e.g. http://www.geograph.org.uk/of/1656724 Baffling! Iain Taylor Halifax, NS On Mar 18, 2017, at 12:15 PM, 'Ratliff, Louise' lratliff@^$1 [ordnancemaps] < ordnancemaps@^$2 > wrote: 1656724
    i taylor 19 Mar
  • Thanks - most useful to have al these in one place! Iain Taylor Halifax, NS On Oct 22, 2015, at 5:24 AM, John Davies John@^$1 [ordnancemaps] < ordnancemaps@^$2 > wrote: The Landranger index map is now restored to its rightful place at http://www.charlesclosesociety.org/indexes together with all the other Series index maps created by Chris Higley. Sorry for its previous absence...
    i taylor Oct 22, 2015
  • CCS members, Might I request assistance on the matter of cartographic practice regarding name placement in the 19th century? I have come across the following for the US which while very detailed, does not answer the question directly. http://pubs.usgs.gov/bul/0788a/report.pdf I wonder though about the UK Ordnance Survey and the possible existence of manuals of practice for in-house...
    Iain Taylor Oct 9, 2015
  • Me too Jim, I have been wondering what to do with several hundred publisher remaindered mint condition 1:50s from the 1990s. Iain Taylor Halifax NS On Oct 7, 2015, at 7:18 AM, Jim Chisholm jc235@^$1 [ordnancemaps] < ordnancemaps@^$2 > wrote: Could we not have a 'Charles Close' internet 'sales' site for unwanted or unloved OS maps? I've just sold a block of (duplicate)Scottish Maps...
    i taylor Oct 7, 2015
  • Geograph? iain T. On Aug 28, 2015, at 6:02 PM, doffcocker@^$1 [ordnancemaps] < ordnancemaps@^$2 > wrote: Only problem with military observation posts (and coastguard lookouts) is that are plenty around and always with a large 'window' to look through. People would have to stand on a platform to look over the walls, in a very exposed location. It was just a try to see if anyone had...
    i taylor Aug 28, 2015