Pocket plan for the London traveller

By CRUCHLEY, George Frederick, 1867 

Cab fare Map of London.

British Isles London
  • Author: CRUCHLEY, George Frederick
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Published by G.F. Cruchley, Mapseller and Globe Maker, 81 Fleet Street
  • Publication date: c.1867
  • Physical description: Lithograph plan, extending west to east from Hyde Park to Mile End, and north to south from Islington to Lambeth, folding into original covers, publisher’s label pasted to upper cover, rubbed.
  • Dimensions: 410 by 620mm (16.25 by 24.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 2480


The plan is divided into half mile squares in order to easily calculate Hackney Carriage fares. Pasted into the inside cover is a 3pp. guide to using A London Cab, from payment by either distance and time; the addition costs of extra passengers; luggage; penalties for being over charged; charges for the cabbie’s waiting time; and lost property. 


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