History of Christchurch

Recording the history of the village of Christchurch (originally Brimstone Hill) in Cambridgeshire

Historical Maps

This page features a collection of historical maps related to Christchurch.

A range of high-definition maps from different sources and years can be explored here: https://www.oldmapsonline.org/en/Fenland

Key to Map of Christchurch Village 

  1. The Barn Church
  2. The Church 
  3. The Methodist Chapel 
  4. The Old School 
  5. The Townley School 
  6. The Toll House 
  7. The Ark 
  8. The Old Wheatsheaf Public House 
  9. The Dun Cow Inn 
  10. The Farmer’s Boy Public House
  11. The Post Office 
  12. The old Grocer’s Shop 
  13. The General Store 
  14. The Blacksmiths and Garage 
  15. The Cycle Shop
  16. The Social Centre 
  17. Council Houses 1911 
  18. Council Houses 1939 
  19. Council Housos 1947 
  20. The old Police House 
  21. The Rectory.
Map of Christchurch, 1886 – 1900
Source: https://www.francisfrith.com/christchurch,cambridgeshire/christchurch-1886-1900_hosm40888
Map of Christchurch, 1898
Source: https://www.francisfrith.com/christchurch,cambridgeshire/map-of-christchurch-1898_rne668259
Map of Christchurch, 1901 – 1902
Source: https://www.francisfrith.com/christchurch,cambridgeshire/map-of-christchurch-1901-1902_rnc668259
Map of Christchurch, 1946
Source: https://www.francisfrith.com/christchurch,cambridgeshire/map-of-christchurch-1946_npo668259
Map of Christchurch, 1922
Source: https://www.francisfrith.com/christchurch,cambridgeshire/map-of-christchurch-1922_pop668259