Old Maps of Braintree

Historic Maps of Braintree and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

More maps coming soon!

We are busy behind the scenes preparing more 1:50,000 mapping from other years which will appear here.

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we used to stand on the edge of the fountain as kids and squirt the water at unsuspecting adults (I bet they suspected!)

I remember the brush works in Manor Street very well. My grandmother's brother worked there, his name was Arthur Rayner. I had a hand brush from Sun Brush Works and used it for many years.