Ordnance Survey - Quarter Inch to the Mile Maps of Scotland
Administrative Areas, 1955-66

Ordnance Survey, Quarter Inch to the Mile,Administrative Areas, 1955-66 graphic

These maps at quarter inch to the mile (1:253,440) scale show county, burgh and Parliamentary Constituency boundaries in Scotland from the mid 1950s to the mid 1960s. The underlying base topography was based on OS quarter-inch to the mile, 4th edition mapping. This series showed parish boundaries in purple, county boundaries in red, and Parliamentary boundaries in green. Successive editions of each sheet were issued with updates to Local Government and Parliamentary boundaries to specific dates. These maps are held at: Map.Area.C18(70/1).

Read further information on the history of counties and parishes, and legislation which changed them.

View other quarter-inch to the mile maps of Scotland.

View Glasgow District at one-inch to the mile.

Counties, parishes, and parliamentary boundaries

Sheet Number and Name    Date of Boundaries    Date of Publication   
Sheet 1 - The Border - B////1966ca. 1966
Sheet 1 - The Border - B///1965ca. 1965
Sheet 1 - The Border - B///1965ca. 1965
Sheet 1 - The Border - B//1960ca. 1960
Sheet 1 - The Border - B/1960ca. 1960
Sheet 1 - The Border - B1954 to 1955ca. 1955
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West - B////1964ca. 1964
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West - B////1964ca. 1964
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West - B///1962ca. 1962
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West - B//1960ca. 1960
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West - B/1959ca. 1959
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West - B1954 to 1955ca. 1955
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B//////1966ca. 1966
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B//////1966ca. 1966
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B/////1964ca. 1964
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B/////1964ca. 1964
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B////1961ca. 1961
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B///1959ca. 1959
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B//1958ca. 1958
Sheet 3 - The Forth, Clyde and Tay - B1954 to 1955ca. 1955
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, and the Middle West - B///1964ca. 1964
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, and the Middle West - B///1964ca. 1964
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, and the Middle West - B//1962ca. 1962
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, and the Middle West - B//1962ca. 1962
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, and the Middle West - B/1959ca. 1959
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, and the Middle West - B1954 to 1955ca. 1955
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands - B///1966ca. 1966
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands - B///1966ca. 1966
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands - B//1963ca. 1963
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands - B//1963ca. 1963
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands - B/1960ca. 1960
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands - B1954 to 1955ca. 1955
Sheet 7 - Scotland, North - B//1962ca. 1962
Sheet 7 - Scotland, North - B//1962ca. 1962
Sheet 7 - Scotland, North - B/1959ca. 1959
Sheet 7 - Scotland, North - B1954 to 1955ca. 1955

Glasgow District: One-Inch to the mile

Administrative maps showing county, burgh, district, civil parish and electoral boundaries.

Sheet Number and Name    Date of Boundaries    Date of Publication   
Scotland: diagram of Glasgow and district showing county, burgh, district, electoral division and civil parish boundaries. (As notified to 1-6-1954.) and parliamentary constituencies. 19541955
Scotland: diagram of Glasgow and district showing county, burgh, district, electoral division and civil parish boundaries. (As notified to 1-1-1965.) and parliamentary constituencies. 19651965
Scotland: Glasgow and district diagram showing the boundaries of the counties, county of the city, large burghs, small burghs, districts, civil parishes and electoral divisions as notified to 1-6-1966 and the parliamentary constituencies. 19661966