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Maps of Jersey and the Channel Islands


MapAubinBay.jpg

A 16th century map showing St Aubin's Bay, one of the earliest known maps of the island. The map is orientated east at the top, and the two structures in the bay are Elizabeth Castle (top) and St Aubin's Fort


This page contains the largest online collection of maps of Jersey and the other Channel Islands. The maps cover the period from the 16th century to the 20th, and there are links to pages containing detailed images of some of the most important maps. Jersey Heritage has a larger collection of maps but they are not accessible online






A map produced around 1758 by the Cassini family, famous French cartographers, showing Jersey and the nearby Normandy coast













A 1785 map of Jersey drawn by an unknown Army officer

Click on any image to see a full-size version

Recent additions

These maps from the Bibliotheque Nationale collection in Paris are also included in appropriate sections below

Other recent additions to this page

Dated maps

A series of maps showing the development of St Helier as a town

Miscellaneous maps

St Helier's seafront before land was reclaimed to create what is now known as the Weighbridge. In the centre are the Royal Square, with the Town Church below. The waterline runs roughly level with what is today called Mulcaster Street
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