Bispham and Norbreck Old Ordnance
Survey Map 1909
Lancashire Sheet 50.04:
intro by Alan Godfrey
Publisher: Alan Godfrey Maps (16 Mar 2009)
Two detailed maps side by side, sheets 50.04 covering much of
Bispham, and adjacent sheet 42.16, extending coverage northward to Norbreck and
The emphasis is on the area of Bispham nearest the coast, and
features include tramway, tram depot, Uptown Farm, Bamber's Farm, Norbreck Hall
Hydro, Norbreck House, Red Bank Road, Little Bispham, Bispham Grange. (The map does
not include Bispham church.).
On the reverse we include a later version of sheet 50.04,
showing a much busier Bispham in 1932. Coverage extends inland as far as the new
Devonshire Road. New features include the Miners Convalescent Home, library, and
streets of housing under development.
The map links up with Sheet 43.09 Thornton Cleveleys to the
north, 50.08 Blackpool North Shore to the south.