Fantastic resource. Great find. Cheers @sknox .For historical maps, few things can beat the Perry-Castañeda collection at the University of Texas.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - UT Library Online
I’ve also found it on a map on the archiuk website link, provided by Robert, dated 1888 - 1913.I've just been told about this site
It's a bit slow at times, so be patient.
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If you scroll down you can search for places. One interesting feature is using the slider you can fade in a modern map for comparison.
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Phaw! My house doesn't exist on maps before 1970. Nor did the land on which it's build. It was a large body water, 4 meters deep.My house doesn't exist on those 1888-1913 maps. In fact, neither does the whole area. Just some farms.
Obviously it has to rhyme with 'gone', otherwise that classic joke wouldn't work...A map showing how "scone" is most-commonly pronounced across the UK and Ireland:
Map created by reddit user bezzleford How do you pronounce the word scone? If you live in Scotland you almost certainly pronounce it in a way that rhymes with "gone", whereas if you live in Ireland you're far more likely to pronounce it so it rhymes with "cone." And in England and Wales, well...brilliantmaps.com