Godfrey Edition published: 1998
Gloucestershire Sheet: 75.04a
Scale: 15 inches to the mile
Two versions of this map have been published, showing how the area changed across the years.
The maps cover a very busy area of Bristol, including part of the city centre and much of Bedminster. Coverage stretches from Bedminster Park eastward to Bedminster Bridge and St Mary Redcliff church, and from College Green and the Cathedral southward to Pearl Street and Windmill Hill. Major features include tramways, Queen Square, Canon’s Marsh, Floating Harbour, River Avon, Bathurst Basin, Royal Hotel, Bathurst Wharf, Prince’s Wharf, Great Western Dockyard, gas works, Cumberland Basin, Clifton Wood, Mardyke, Merchants Dock, Hotwells, GWR Harbour Railway. South of the river features include Ashton Gate, Clift House Hospital, Virgina Cavendish Works, tobacco factory, tannery, St John the Baptist church, Deanlane Colliery, tram depot, St Paul’s church, small stretch of GWR with Bedminster station, much of Bedminster.
A selection of street directory entries is included on the reverse side, including Bedminster Parade, Dowry Parade and Square, East Street, King Street, Redcliff Hill and Street, Stackpool Road, Welsh Back, Whitehouse Street.
Includes a specially written introduction to the history of the area, together with extracts from an early street directory..