Oldest map of Ilkeston

NILALM111022A2 Looking Back: Local Historian Stephen Flinders presents Local studies Librarian Ruth Sharpe with his new book and a copy of an oldest known map of Ilkeston.
NILALM111022A2 Looking Back: Local Historian Stephen Flinders presents Local studies Librarian Ruth Sharpe with his new book and a copy of an oldest known map of Ilkeston.

A COPY of the oldest known map of Ilkeston has been presented to the town’s library along with a new book about the historic wills of Ilkeston’s people.

Local historian, Stephen Flinders made the presentation after gaining permission to make a copy of the map which was drawn up in 1598.