A Vision of Britain Maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions. Fully searchable database, very useful for located detailed information on specific places.http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp
Includes (among others) full text of three 19th century descriptive gazetteers, a total of over 90,000 entries in these three:
- John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales (1872)
- Frances Groome's The Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1885)
- John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)
Greenwood's map of London, 1827 scaled at eight inches to the mile, covers London and surroundings and stretches out to Earls Court in the West, to the River Lea and Greenwich in the East, Highgate to the North and to the South, Camberwell.