Map of Brighthelmston, 1779

This map was surveyed by Thomas Yeakell and William Gardner and published in 1779. Yeakell and Gardner later became some of the first draughtsman for Ordnance Survey, the national mapping agency for the UK. What can we see? St Nicholas Church Brighton’s ancient parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors… Continue reading Map of Brighthelmston, 1779