Millerd's Map of Bristol

James Millerd's map of Bristol


In 1673 James Millerd published the first map of Bristol drawn from a measured survey. Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery sells facsimiles.

James Millerd was a Bristol mercer. He received the gift a of silver tankard from the Corporation for his plan, described as the largest, exactest and hansomest that ever was drawn of this city. The plan was revised and reissued at least four times, in 1684, 1696, c.1710 and c.1729.Custom HouseCorn MarketSt StephenRoyal FortGreat House on St Augustine's BackNorth prospect of the TolzeySouth prospect of the TolzeyGuildhallMerchants' HallHigh CrossSt Vincent's RockBristol BridgeSt Augustine's GateCathedralSt Mary RedcliffeCastleGreat House Redcliffe