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Locating London's Past

Locating London's Past

Mapping history has reached a new level with Locating London's Past. The free website allows you to search a wide range of digital resources relating to seventeenth and eighteenth century London. You can then map your selection on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.

Part of Rocque's 1746 map

The website uses Google Maps technology, and provides historical background information and datasets on crime, poor relief, taxation, elections, local administration, plague deaths and archaeological finds.Video turtorials help you to get started.

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