In 1932 Edward West compiled maps of Portsmouth land grants from 1638 to 1781. Original copies of these maps are located at the Portsmouth Free Public Library and the Portsmouth Town Hall. Through the courtesy of the Portsmouth Free Public Library, we can share digital images of this valuable resource with you. Remember that the color coding has faded through the years. This resource can help families understand where family members may have had land in Portsmouth. START WITH THE INDEX BELOW.