The text was written by Joan C. Lancaster, archivist for the City of Coventry 1946-48.  We have been unable to contact the estate of Joan Lancaster and would be pleased to hear from any representative of it.

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The situation of Coventry
The Situation of Coventry (c) the Historic Towns Trust
The Site of Coventry
The Site of Coventry (c) the Historic Towns Trust
Coventry's medieval street names
Medieval Street Names (c) the Historic Towns Trust
Coventry's parishes and wards
Parishes and Ward's c.1750 (c) the Historic Towns Trust
County of the City c.1800
County of the City c. 1800 (c) Historic Towns Trust
Coventry c1750 summary sheet
Coventry in 1750 (small scale) (c) the Historic Towns Trust