Colonial Office: Maps and Plans: Series II

CO 1047
Colonial Office: Maps and Plans: Series II

This series contains the second part of the Colonial Office 'old collection' of maps and plans of former colonial territories.


This series is arranged in alphabetical order of country or place. The descriptions of many maps include original references having one of the letter prefixes GSGS, TSGS, IDWO and OR. The meaning of these prefixes is as follows:

  • GSGS: Geographical Section, General Staff
  • TSGS: Topographical Section, General Staff
  • IDWO: Intelligence Division, War Office
  • OR: Official Reference

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
1101 flat sheet(s)

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