Liverpool History Shop

Almost all the old maps on this site can be bought as high quality prints, great for framing, and as a present!

There’s also the book – Liverpool: a landscape history, also available to buy from this website.

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Aerial painting of Liverpool in 1859

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Old roads disappear

Your ancestors didn’t stay still

There were no Google Maps back then


Old Maps of Liverpool

Zoom and pan around the city from different periods. Get a bird’s eye view, or browse a traditional map from the Victorian era of Liverpool’s heyday.

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Interactive maps

An easy way to explore data from official sources like Historic England, or from personal research. Click on a feature and find out more!

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Liverpool History Blog

The blog includes everything from book reviews to bits of ‘hidden’ history that can be found in the landscape, plus upcoming events or new developments in the city.

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