"walks, history, London and more"

Sources for history and walks in London

I have come across many sources while researching background notes for walks, the most frequently consulted are below. If you think I have used your sources and inadequately acknowledged them please inform me so I can correct that. Equally, please email me if you discover a link is out of date so I can correct it. I am always interested in new sources. The links in blue have access to maps with walking.


Historical Maps/Directories of London

You may have to persevere with some of these links to get what you want. Some of the maps have an imprecise date. 1896 series map key.


See transport page for London rail and freedom pass networks


The following books have been a source of inspiration.

Walk web sites

Many civic societies and walking organisations publish their own walks. The following are also extremely useful: