Maps of Barry

11 April 2021 ·

old map doodles with texture
1622 Barry Manor Map

In 1618 a surveyor called Evans Mouse was employed to make a detailed map of the Vale of Glamorgan.

Evans Mouse is presumed to be a Welshman and the maps he produced in 1622 are the earliest and best manorial maps to survive in Wales. The maps are drawn in ink and watercolour on parchment and have a scale of about 50cm to a mile and they are incredibly detailed. The Ordnance survey maps began mapping over 200 years later.

Ordnance Survey Maps – Barry


Barry Island Maps

1st Edition – 1886
2nd Edition – 1893
3rd Edition -1920
4th Edition – 1934
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