Volunteers are invited to join an online project to preserve Britain's historical place names.
The GB1900 project aims to create a list of up to three million place names on Ordnance Survey county maps dating from 1888-1913.
These maps show every town, village, farm, hill and wood in Scotland and the rest of Britain, but there are no detailed listings of historical place names.
When completed, the project will provide the world's largest ever historical gazetteer — a valuable free resource for local and family historians in particular.
As well as adding a place name, volunteers can contribute any personal memories they have of the place.
The National Library of Scotland is a partner in the project, along with the National Library of Wales and the University of Portsmouth.
Read more in the GB1900 project media release.
20 September 2016