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To learn more about maps in general, go to the '''[[Maps | Maps Record Page]]'''.=== 1720 Online Maps ===
*[,-62.2903968,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8c0d6eb96db8d1c1:0x276a3788e18b7994!8m2!3d17.060816!4d-61.796428 Google Maps]
*[ David Rumsey Historical Maps Collection]
*[ Old Maps Online Collection] (Antigua)
*[ Old Maps Online Collection] (Barbuda)
*[ Library of Congress Maps Collection]
*[ Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library]
*[ Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection]
*[ Harvard University Scanned Maps] (Antigua)
*[ UWM American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection] (Antigua)
*[ University of California Berkeley Library]
*''The Island of Antego'' (1720) by Herman Moll at [ DLOC] - free. Includes surnames of plantation owners.<br>
*''Die Englische colonie - Laender auf den insuln von America und zwar die insuln S. Christophori, Antegoa, Iamaica, Barbados, ... samt den Ins Bermudes, ..'' (1759) at [ DLOC] - free. Includes surnames of plantation owners.
== Tips for Using Maps ==
== References ==Maps must be used carefully for several reasons:
*There are often several places with the same name. You may want to use a '''[[Antigua and Barbuda Gazetteers | Gazetteer]]''' to help you.<br>*The spelling and even names of some towns may have changed since your ancestor lived there.<references /br>{{Antigua *Place-names are often misspelled in English sources. Difficult names may have been shortened and important diacritic marks omitted.<br>*Political boundaries are not clearly indicated on all maps. Look for neighboring towns and Barbuda}} geographic features to find the area where your ancestor came from.<br>*Boundaries changed over time. Use historical maps to understand boundary changes.<br>
For more tips and information on using maps, go to the general'''[[Maps | Maps Record Page]]'''. === Finding the Specific Town on the Map === To successfully research maps from Antigua and Barboda, you must identify the town where your ancestor lived. Because there are several towns that have the same name, you may need some additional information before you can locate the correct town on a map. Using gazetteers can help you to identify a place's the jurisdiction and help you locate it on a map. See the '''[[Antigua and Barbuda Gazetteers]]''' article for more information. == Types of Maps == Different types of maps help you in different ways, for example:  *Historical atlases describe the growth and development of countries, showing boundaries, migration routes, settlement patterns, military campaigns, and other historical information.<br>*Road atlases are useful because of the detail they provide. <br>*Other types of maps include: parish maps, state maps, tourist maps, topographical maps, and air navigation maps. City maps are extremely helpful when researching in large cities.<br> To learn more about different types of maps, go to the general'''[[Maps | Maps Record Page]]'''. === Historical Maps Collections === Historical map collections are helpful because they can show you the geography of your ancestor's residence at or around the time they lived there.  [[Category:Antigua and Barbuda]][[Category:Antigua_and_BarbudaMaps]]
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