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Maps and Gazetteers

Gazetteer of British Place Names
This gazetteer provides an exhaustive place name index to Britain (over 50,000 entries) and includes alternative spellings and Welsh and Gaelic versions. For each place entry, details of the old or geographical county name are given plus 'the name of the most important administrative areas' (i.e. of local government, police, health authority, region and lieutenancy). and grid reference.

Landmark - old maps of Bedfordshire
Use the County Gazetteer to find a selection of old Bedfordshire maps searchable by town or village.

Old Maps Online
Over 400,000 historical maps from libraries and archives throughout the world. Enter Bedfordshire town or village into 'Find a place' box.

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