“THAT the two Kingdoms of Scotland and England shall upon the first day of May next ensuing the date hereof, and for ever after, be united into One Kingdom by the Name of GREAT BRITAIN”. We could go on to talk about nationalities but maybe we’ll save that for another day…. for our introductory price of only £44.95 I do not personally think so, though neither do I think that my opinion should be uncritically accepted by anyone else…. While the article text identifies that “The Channel Islands and Isle of Man are not part of the UK”, the corresponding map seems to show the IoM as being within the UK. In fact even as far away as Greece and long before that Jesus dude was walking across the earth they knew of their existence. Great Britain in a Geographical sense, and would hopefully put an end to the ridiculous and jingoistic use ‘Great British’ this or that which I find highly irritating! For example, “North America” is a geographical term, but is named after an Italian explorer. This powerful new tool has been developed with georeferenced historic maps overlaid over several modern background maps including Ordnance Survey, Open Street Map and Bing satellite and hybrid road/satellite view. Also, being pedantic, Ordnance Survey does produce maps outside Great Britain – in particular, it maps the Isle of Man at 1:50K – see Landranger sheet 95 – http://www.shop.ordnancesurveyleisure.co.uk/products/paper-maps/paper-maps-ordnance-survey-great-britain/paper-maps-ordnance-survey-great-britain-os-landranger-map/isle-of-man/pid-9780319231708. I suggest the ‘Isles’ should follow suit. Map Three is only correct in a political sense (as the Crown Dependencies belong to the English Crown) but for the purist it is incorrect in a geographical sense as the Channel Islands are actually a part of the continent of Europe. They are Crown Dependencies as a result of them forming part of the Dutchy of Normandy. As a resident of Portsea Island, I would not welcome the notion that I do not live in, or on, Great Britain!!! I thought it was an official short form for the whole UK? Get over the label-hating people, and enjoy actual history, instead of attempting to rewrite it! England arose from this and until Joan D’Arc arrived this consisted of the whole of Northern France from Brittany to Flanders and the West of France around Bordeaux. The point is it is not a “purely a geographical term” as stated in your blog and if you use it you got to willing to debate it. Antonine’s Wall was built to protect the Bretania lands from raids from the Picts and Scotti who were working together. Lawyers are pedantic at the best of time, lawyers working for the Crown take their pedanticism to levels that would destroy your will to live. The Scotti tribe resided on this island around the area that is modern day Belfast. Thank goodness that here in Oz we have no such confusion. Would an acceptable new nomenclature be the “Anglo-Celtic isles”? Not that one would ever know it was the 21st century what with this ordnance survey website quoting colonial cliché. The terms ‘British Isles’ is deprecated becuase it is ambiguous and historically provocative. This is the area depicted in the first map and which Ordnance Survey maps on behalf of Her Majesty through Her Majesty’s Government in accordance with the Acts of Union between Scotland and England. Ptolemys map examined. At launch, TheGenealogist’s new Map Explorer give access to georeferenced Lloyd George Survey Maps for Greater London (Survey books for this area are being released ward by ward over the coming months), with further exciting developments planned for the coming months. Eventually, after many other invaders assumed control of Eastern and Southern Bretania, the Germanic tribes of the Angles and Saxons arrived. The uk is all of those plus Northern Ireland. Indeed, that would probably have been the accepted geographical term if Ireland had been the more powerful empire. I am from Northern Ireland and I consider my self as neither british or Irish, I am Northern Irish.  (saving a third off the standard price of £64.95). If you’re going to call it the ridiculous-sounding ‘British and Irish Isles’, you should really consider something more catchy instead: ‘British and Irish and Scottish and Welsh and Cornish… Isles’. Bloody hell! Britain is the name of the island and The united kingdom is the political system we have. The idea that the British Isles are not British is a modern one, brought about after the rise of the Nation State, when populist separatism became en vogue. Greece (which included much of Sicily, that big island at the foot of Italy) began to wane and the Rome started along the long road to becoming an Empire. I hope that’s explained the very different meanings between UK, Great Britain and British Isles and why it’s important to use the right name at the right time. The fact is that for over 2000 years, long before these islands were ruled by one monarch, Bretannia and Hibernia were the two largest islands in the British Isles. Cartography is a global discipline. Keep an eye out as further record sets are added to this layer in the future. I’m one of the 62% of Scots who are “Scottish, not British” by the way. OK – not part of the UK but are they part of the British Isles? It uses data released following Freedom of Information requests from Private Eye and expert work by software engineer Anna Powell-Smith. We live in the 21st century. All these Bretons and Galicians spoke a mixture of British Celtic languages (all of which were similar to Gaelic). The Isle of Man is in the Irish Sea…. If only we all could be as confident as you Sean, eh? Even the Ordnance Survey of Ireland use the term the British and Irish Isles, is it not about time the British OS done the same and respect the people of Ireland who refuse to be british!! Hows about the Channel Islands then. Also shown by color are these land types - Crown (government), Freehold (private) and Crown Leased lands. This is currently for the Lloyd George Survey records, but we plan to add more record sets over the coming months. To experience the Map Explorer today, why not try our 14 Day Free Trial? As a half-wit corporate City lawyer, I also lived in England for many years and have a great affection for England and the English – they’re a friendly, hospitable and quick-witted people and I return there regularly for holidays and to visit the many good friends I made there. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg. Incidentally, American news readers still incorrectly refer to the UK as ‘Britain’ or ‘Great Britain’. Thank you. Channel Islands – these are in fact not part of the British Isles. The term “British Isles” can be viewed, certainly by persons in Ireland, as a political term. pre 1948 the Government defines it as including Ireland and post as not including Ireland, it being used as a synonym for the British Islands? The British isles is all of the uk, the rest of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. In your version of Great Britian you have included all the Scottish isles and the Isle of Wight. This layer also has the ability to show “Pins”, these are map markers that link directly to the records so you can see who was living in a particular property. Ireland is another. The inhabitants of the largest island knew just how vast it was the Romans only knew from the reports of their sources. Further, let’s not have hypocrites: stop pretending that the Republic of Ireland is ‘Ireland’. In Ireland we use the term ( The British and Irish Isles) as Ireland is an island in its own right, regardless of politics. This is because “the Crown” is not in fact the physical crown itself but is in fact Her Majesty the Queen of (this bit goes on forever, trust me.) I was interested to ask on what basis was the British Isles “purely” a geographical term? This included the conquest of Gaul (I’ll reference this area later) which gave the Romans access to Pretannia. After much fighting they had gained control of much of the Mediterranean area and Western Europe. I always thought that was known as ‘Great Britain’…apparently not! The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (to give its full name) refers to the political union between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Barrhead County Landowner map - County 11. Would that be acceptable to all political groups British and Irish? When the Kingdoms of Scotland and of England were united by the Act and Treaty of Union, the resulting new country was called “Great Britain”. Here at Ordnance Survey, we’re responsible for mapping Great Britain, which is why we don’t make maps of Northern Ireland. I wasn’t aware that “Britain” on its own refers only to England and Wales. Most people in Ireland (including confident types) do not consider themselves British in a British Isles sense; including the Irish government. Then why does the term ‘British’ refer to the inhabitants of the UK rather than Britain. In Windows 10, you can also leverage world-class Aerial 3D and Streetside imagery as a backdrop for making your app and your data look great. I always thought (a) that Great Britain consisted of England, Scotland and Wales INCLUDING their respective islands but excluding The Isle of Man and the Channel Islands as they are politically distinct; that (b) that the United Kingdom consisted of Great Britain plus Northern Ireland and its islands, plus the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands; and (c) The British Isles is a defunct political term, now used as a geographical term to describe the United Kingdom plus the Republic of Ireland and its islands, collectively. 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I’ll try my best to approach the points raised from an historical timeline perspective. Blacks Outdoor Retail Limited (t/a "Blacks") acts as a broker and offers finance from a restricted range of finance providers. This powerful new tool has been developed with georeferenced historic maps overlaid over several modern background maps including Ordnance Survey, Open Street Map and Bing satellite and hybrid road/satellite view. All of these names were what the local inhabitants referred to these islands as to the Greek traders and explorers as long ago as 300 B.C. It does not include Northern Ireland and therefore should never be used interchangeably with ‘UK’ – something you see all too often. Oppenheimer et al have proven that the people of the British Isles are basically the same peoples, with very little genetic difference between them. Perhaps a more accurate description of GB would be the collective name for England, Scotland and Wales, and as such the Western Isles etc are all included. County and Municipal District (MD) maps show surface land ownership with each 1/4 section labeled with the owners name. I too live in Ireland. MAP AND DATABASE - THE SMALL PRINT: The map shows all land and property registered in England and Wales in the name of an offshore company between 2005 and July 2014. England is, the only country not represented by a saltire, is represented by St George’s Cross. Use familiar technologies, like C# and XAML, to quickly build robust apps. The UK map though shows Isle of Man in the UK? British is not a ancient word or some natural organic form, it is a invented word and one of the 17th century at earliest and then in basic form and not in the form you and people like you want to, and clearly need to imagine. Just be thankful that you don’t have to repeat the union’s full royal title even once. Ultimately this led to the loss of continental England of which only the Channel Islands remain. The term “North British” was used to prefix many places, hotels, companies etc as a calculated attempt to remove the distinctions between Scotland and other parts of the UK, particularly England. There seems to be quite a bit of confusion here, both geographically, historically and politically. Note: Please be aware that most place names will be used in their most popular current Anglicised form as this conversation is in English. IMHO, and only that, the term ‘Great Britain’ refers to the largest of the islands of the British Archipeligo, the ‘Great’ simply denoting ‘big’ and not any other concept of superiority. This is when Pretannia changed to Bretannia. Have now changed the map – sorry for the mistake. There are two major islands: Great Britain and Ireland. Ireland suffices the world over for this Island. Especially without clarification that its use can cause offence and that their is more than one definition commonly in use. what the island of Ireland as described that if you had ACTUALLY studied the original documents and not some little Britain supposed translation! Geography really does matter! This map has helped me a lot with my work, “Britain”is short hand for the “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ” in the Political sense, then of course Great Britain is a geographical term, now I’m from Northern Ireland and I’m often insulted when told “Im not British” because i dont come from “Great Britain” but the term “British” refers to all people from the United Kingdom (Northern Ireland included) as well as British people from the Crown dependencies of the Isle of Man and Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey as well as the Overseas territories like Gibratar for example …also I live on the Island of Ireland so I’m Irish as well as being British and Northern Irish also…. Persian Gulf and Sea of Japan place names suggest ownership, and British Isles implies a uniform culture, which does not exist. S. Lewis,Van Morrison,Sam neill,James nesbitt,Joey Dunlop,Rory McIlroy,Darren Clarke,Christine Bleakley and the list goes on…….. 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Like the way you accept without question the supposed pretani islands LOL Maps have been divided up into 3 types of layer that can be viewed on top of each other like sheets of paper. British Isles has become a political term, same as Persian Gulf (bordering Arab states use Arabian Gulf) and Sea of Japan (South Korea advocates East Sea). I support the Ordnance Survey’s idea of trying to get people to use the correct terms, but this term is not an appropriate geographical term for these islands and this promotes its use as such. The political and out dated colonial term The British Isles is not used in anyway by the Government or people of Ireland. Great Britain =England & Wales & Scotland, Britain =England & Wales One of the most common mistakes people make when talking about geography in this country is to confuse the UK with Great Britain or the British Isles – a cardinal sin in the eyes of any true geographer! NEVER EVER EVER REFER TO IRELAND AS THE BRITISH iSLES,VERY SORE SPOT WITH US IRISH. History! Crown Dependencies belong exclusively to the reigning monarch and are separate from the sovereign state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. I don’t want to upset the Welsh but Wales has actually been a region of England since Edward I defeated ALL the Welsh principalities. The conquered area of the main island and all the lesser ones was referred to politically as Bretania by the Romans. This is also where Great Britain enters history. I am interested to understand your geological logic for these islands being similar. We could therefore just as easily call the islands the Irish Isles. Another Seán, “The islands to the north by north west of Europe” works good if you have less spare time in your day. The historic layer can be used to select a range of OS maps from the 1890’s to the 1960’s. Surly because of the overlap between its legal/political use it can’t ever be considered purely geographical? We’re very lucky to have them as neighbours, frankly. Upon the Acts of Union (there are two Acts as they had to be passed in both parliaments) between England and Scotland these islands remained outside the political union of Great Britain. and known as Amorica to the Romans. Their conquest of Bretania eventually extended to the Scottish Lowlands. Today, national organisations such as Ordnance Survey in the UK produce a variety of maps for different reasons and there is a much greater focus on accuracy and the transmittal of relevant information - depending on the type of map produced and the type of map needed. Ordnance Survey Explorer maps (1:25,000) - The essential map for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and all outdoor enthusiasts. The UK is a sovereign state, but the nations that make it up are also countries in their own right. Just saying that it is only a geographical term does not make it so, especially when the term has political history. You can then change the transparency of a layer to view the layers below allowing you to see how the area changed over time. British Isles =England & Wales & Scotland & Ireland & Northern Ireland. Thoughtless inertia and British nationalism appear to be great allies in the continued use of a British Isles descriptor that includes Ireland. I would like to see the use of the term ‘Great Britain’ superseded by the use of ‘Mainland’, within a context of the British Isles. The panel on the left of the Map Explorer includes many different tools, such as a Modern and Historic Place Search, County and Parish Boundry Indicators, and the ability to manipulate the map layers. If Britain is different from Great Britain and is based on what the Romans called Britannia, surely it should end at either the Antonine wall (incorporating the borders and lowlands of Scotland) or at Hadrian’s wall (excluding northernmost England). Should Geography alter it’s vocabulary to accommodate this? The new Map Explorer from TheGenealogist, going from a historic map to modern satellite view. This is purely a geographical term – it refers to the islands of Great Britain and Ireland – including the Republic of Ireland – and the 5000 or so smaller islands scattered around our coasts. After graduating from Rutgers University in New Jersey with a Bachelor’s Degree and then obtaining his Master’s Degree from Yeshiva University in New York, Garry came to Fresno in 1982 to attend graduate school. - Bravo New Zealand. The Ordnance Survey (OS) devised the national grid reference system, and it is heavily used in their survey data, and in maps based on those surveys, whether published by the Ordnance Survey … They were effectively taken over by the advancing Breton tribes (remember this included a lot of tribes from modern day Ireland) and subsequently became part of Bretania along with Brittany. I find it to be an insult to those of us Irish who elect not to become part of a separatist Irish statelet. It means ‘the United Kingdom of Great Britain and N. Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man’. We'd like to offer you our new 4 monthly Diamond subscription  The Channel Islands and Isle of Man are not part of the UK, but are Crown Dependencies. That’s the Isle of wight or Anglesey. Pingback : Who is Offended? Oh… the pedantic part of my nature has to point out that the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland isn’t in fact the union’s full title. @pedant1 @Mike – well spotted. I’ll update the post – thanks. Concise, and informative article. These were conquered along the way and were anything but great. Ireland is a island off the coast of Europe. This is purely a geographical term – it refers to the islands of Great Britain and Ireland – including the Republic of Ireland – and the 5000 or so smaller islands scattered around our coasts. User.com is a full-stack marketing automation software for all your messaging and relationships with customers. Great Britain refers to only the main island of the British Isles. I have no ‘hatred’ of anyone, despite your ill-mannered and patronising preconceptions about anyone in Ireland who disagrees with you on this point. The similar term ‘British Islands’ however, is precisely defined in statute (the Interpretation Act 1948) and has a different meaning. - Bravo New Zealand. It was called “Great” to distinguish it from Brittany. We make the most up-to-date and accurate maps of the country. Copyright © Genealogy Supplies (Jersey) Limited 2021. Mal Anglesey is another as is Skye. 6: map with traffic data (separate transit and bicycle view), satellite with traffic data (3D LiDar for certain places not present in most places), hybrid 9: road, satellite, hybrid, bird's eye, traffic, 3D, London street map, ordnance survey map, venue map 3: road, satellite, traffic 5: standard map, transport map, cycle map, humanitarian Since the Roman’s only ever conquered the areas of modern day England and Wales, it is arguable that the name Britain originally referred only to those countries. The Map Explorer is available to all Diamond Subscribers. British Isles was accurate from the 12th century to the early 20th century, when the British controlled Ireland; however, now it seems that Ireland has renounced all Britishness since leaving the British Commonwealth in 1949. There is also a common perception that Ordnance Survey produce mapping for Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and so on, whereas our remit is Great Britain, and there is a lot of confusion as to what this entails and covers. After all, we don’t have a clamour to rename the ‘Irish Sea’ as the ‘Irish & British Sea’ …… , Of course, all of these definitions may need to be revised if Alex Salmond has his way … . Great Britain is the official collective name of of England, Scotland and Wales and their associated islands. . Map One is correct in a political sense but incorrect in a geographical sense as only the main island is Great Britain. The post is put together to answer the geographical definitions of what constitutes the UK, Great Britain and the British Isles and not intended to stray into either geological or political comments that would be inappropriate for us as the national mapping agency to comment on. So what is the official name of the island forming the ‘mainland’ of the British Isles? Britain is One Island. If it is just islands off North-West Europe how come the Faroe Islands is not included or Iceland? for our introductory price of only £44.95. Pingback : Colour/Middleton/Louis Molloy - Page 4 - Big Tattoo Planet Community Forum. Thanks for the comment and a very good point – we posted this blog because, as the national mapping for Great Britain, we are often asked geography-related questions and this question crops up regularly. Many people from Ireland (only confident types) also DO consider themselves British in a British Isles sense but not British in a United Kingdom sense. The maps show parks, cities, towns, villages, lakes, rivers and very current for road information, including … I’m wondering if A. Lindsay bothered to read the article properly or was just having an off day? I notice that cruise lines and other sources use “British & Irish Isles,” which seems more 21st century. In 1983, he met and married his wife Susan, who has lived in Fresno since she was a teenager. Our research points to the name Britain coming from the Roman name “Britannia” (or “Britannia Major”, to distinguished from “Britannia Minor”, ie Brittany in France). It isn’t, no matter what that specific country decided to (politically astutely) call it. This includes the island of Great Britain and all other Scottish and English (including Welsh) islands. Just thought i would like to confuse the issue a bit more ;p So proud of our little country and its people Liam Neeson, Kenneth Branagh,C. Well, that’s certainly cleared up any confusion I had! So, why does Mark Cavendish (the flying Manx man) ride for GB&NI in the Olympics? Great Britain (political context) – This entity includes all the lands of Scotland and England. 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