Cynefin: Mapping Wales’ Sense of Place

Organisation National Library of Wales

The National Library Wales Cynefin: Mapping Wales’ Sense of Place project improved access to tithe maps, as well as protecting  the originals, held in archives across Wales and popular with researchers. By ‘stitching’ together individual digital images, and working with volunteers to geotag them, they created an interactive historic and modern map. Crowdsourcing the transcription of maps and apportionments also made the text searchable.

The ‘About’ page explains the background to the project, including how the maps were conserved and digitised and how they were transcribed and georeferenced.

Rights National Library of Wales 2018
Published 2017
Format Website
Creator Archives and Records Council Wales/ National Library of Wales