[Talk-GB] The curious case of USRN 20602512

Mark Goodge mark at good-stuff.co.uk
Sat Jul 11 11:39:38 UTC 2020

On 11/07/2020 07:47, Steve Doerr wrote:
> On 10/07/2020 11:27, Mark Goodge wrote:
>> So, it seems that Fairfield [Road] isn't known to either OS or Google. 
>> It is shown (in abbreviated form) on streetmap.co.uk, but at that zoom 
>> level, in London, that's based on the Bartholomew A-Z maps rather than 
>> OS.
> For what it's worth, I also found it in a street atlas published by 
> Geographia. I don't know if that's the same company as A-Z. 

Geographia is a former publisher of maps, now defunct (and not related 
to the US company of the same name).

> I also don't 
> know the date of the street atlas and neither do I know how old a street 
> atlas (non-OS) would have to be in order to be able to copy a name from it.

For non-OS maps, copyright expires 70 years after the death of the last 
surviving major contributor. The wiki has some information on this:


The atlas should have a publication date on it, somewhere.


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