Old Maps

Rediscover the landscape of the past

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Stunningly detailed old maps of places you remember fondly or would like to explore, or that are important to your family history.

  • Available as Folded Sheet Maps or professionally printed and framed and/or on canvas.

  • Now you may also order two or four maps centred on a Postcode from different dates - all in one frame!

Or choose from our decorative 19th Century maps - available for each County in England & Wales, plus one of Scotland.

Prices from £15.99 to £361

Personalised Framed Maps Centred on a Postcode
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Two Maps in a Frame

Two Maps in a Frame

Compare the 19th-century age with that of today. Two maps centred on one postcode of your choice, showing how the landscape has changed from the early 1800s to the modern day.

Price £94.25

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Four Maps in a Frame

Four Maps in a Frame

Four Ordnance Survey maps showing how the landscape has changed from the early 1800s to the modern day, centred on one postcode of your choice.

Price £94.25

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Single Maps, Framed or on Canvas

Centred on a Town or Village

Ordnance Survey Maps

Ordnance Survey Maps

Beautifully detailed prints of first-edition Ordnance Survey maps, hand-drawn between 1840 and 1930. Packed with fascinating, finely-reproduced detail. Choose your maps from 6 date ranges.

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County Maps

Victorian County Maps

Lewis County Maps

Stunning, full-colour reproductions of hand-tinted original 19th century county maps, created in the 19th century, during the great coaching era for Samuel Lewis' renowned guidebook. Find your county now!

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Folded Sheet Maps

Handy maps offer fascinating insight into the history of a local area at a great price.

For each area these are available in 4 key series, the first three were published at different times between 1804 and 1926. The fourth series 'Past & Present' provides a snapshot of the area from four different periods, including the present day.

On Sale! Prices from £15.99 to £75

Handy maps offer fascinating insight into the history of a local area at a great price.

What people say:

Excellent map with which we are absolutely delighted. Unbeatable service. Helpful customer service from Claire and Andrea. I have no hesitation in highly recommending Francis Frith. It is our second purchase and we will definitely be buying more :)

Sent in by Jo Seller

I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a beautiful job on the map we recently ordered. It arrived exactly when you said it would. Wonderful!

Sent in by Caroline Rhys-Jones

I am writing to let you know how delighted and impressed I am with my historic map of the above address. It has provided me with a fascinating insight into my local area and looks particularly delightful in its frame. Thank you very much!

Sent in by Miss D Langham

I ordered a framed print of a 1947 map of my Dads birthplace for his 80th birthday online. It arrived the next day! Both print and frame are extremely good quality. I couldn't have wished for better service. I would thoroughly recommend this company.

Sent in by Wendy Nettleship

Hi Andrea. I have spoken to my son and his wife. They have received the picture. They are both delighted with it. Thankyou very much for your efforts.

Sent in by Steve Barton

Just a brief note to say the map has arrived safely and is all that we had hoped, and more!
Thank you for all your help and your team for completing the commission with time to spare.

Sent in by Mrs Margaret Handy

I wanted an old map of Stoke Gifford, near Bristol for my husband's birthday. So l ordered an 1880 map from Francis Firth. I did pay for express delivery but I didn't expect it to arrive the next day! We are really pleased with the map which clearly shows our house. The framing is really good. The ordering process on the website was slick allowing you to see the various options for the mount and frame

Sent in by Dianne Webb

Just to say a big thank you for the quality of the map I ordered from your company for a Christmas present. I was really pleased with it but was concerned I might not have enough wrapping paper left over- then what did i find but paper & gift tag included.
I am a very satisfied customer
Happy New Year & thanks once again to everyone concerned

Sent in by Sue Whittaker

We received the package yesterday and we LOVE it. Thank you to you and your team on working with me on this and being so easy to work with to make sure I got what I wanted. The canvas was perfect, the writing clear and the map with the buildings marked is great. Turned into the perfect birthday gift which I had hoped for.

Sent in by Chris Gerlach

This is just a huge thank you for the impressive framed map I received yesterday. The recipient of this gift will be delighted I am sure. Thank you again for your great service.

Sent in by June Dowling

I am writing to say Thank you because I have been so impressed with your service. Unfortunately, the first item arrived damaged. A straightforward telephone call to a friendly/helpful member of your staff and a replacement was sent within 10 days. I noticed that the title of the map had been incorrectly stated on the reprint. Once again a telephone call to a friendly/helpful person and I was clear as to how things would be resolved. Within 2 weeks a replacement has once again been received. And even yesterday evening somebody telephoned me to arrange the refund to my Account of the Carriage Charge. My experience of using your service has been excellent. Mistakes and problems happen in Business all the time, but when you have an excellent Customer Service Team who are keen to resolve matters to a customers complete satisfaction it makes such a difference. If other Business took the same attitude as yourselves towards Customer Service it would make such a difference to them. I will definitely be using you again. And most certainly recommending you to others.

Sent in by Martin Deadman

We have just heard from our friend, who has received his map, and is over the moon. He is retracing all the steps of his youth, looking up the streets where family and freinds lived - just what we hoped! Thank you so much.

Sent in by Jennifer Birkett

Just a quick thank you for the lovely framed maps - even better than I imagined they would be. One for my son and daughter in law for their new home in Wales, and one for us in Northamptonshire. They are fascinating and show how much places have changed over the years. Again thank you so much - excellent service and prompt delivery.

Sent in by Fiona Anderson

Please accept my thanks for your prompt delivery of my order for the framed Victorian map of Shropshire. This is intended as a present to my brother on a forthcoming significant birthday. I am delighted with the map and the framing: the standard of workmanship is immaculate.
I am so pleased with it that I will order one for myself in the near future. I will be in touch again when I am ready to do so.

Sent in by Mr Alan Lloyd

Hi Andrea,
Success! All maps have just arrived and they are perfect!
Thank you so much for sorting this for me. Dad will be so pleased.
Many thanks,
Sara

Sent in by Sara Roberts
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