Catalogue description Colonial Office: Maps and Plans: Series II

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Details of CO 1047
Reference: CO 1047
Title: 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.

Date: 1779-1947

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(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1101 flat sheet(s)

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