St Valentine’s Day Stories

Posted on February 14th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘A St Valentine’s Day Elopement’, ‘The Revival of the Valentine’ and ‘Stealing Valentines’

To celebrate St Valentine’s Day, here are three Valentine stories from the Archive about Cupid’s busiest day of the year.

historical newspaper story from 1882 about valentine's day

Western Daily Press – Wednesday 29 February 1860

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historical newspaper story from 1882 about valentine's day

Edinburgh Evening News – Friday 12 February 1897

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historical newspaper story from 1882 about valentine's day

Belfast News-Letter – Tuesday 12 February 1850

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