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Join us for a week of prize giveaways, starting on Saturday 27 December

Giveaway week at The British Newspaper ArchiveWe’ll be giving away some fantastic prizes and celebrating the different types of research our newspapers can help with next week.

Simply check The British Newspaper Archive’s Facebook page at 12pm (GMT) every day from Saturday 27 December – Friday 2 January to take part.

 

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Win some great prizes with The British Newspaper Archive

There are lots of exciting gifts on offer, whether you’re interested in genealogy, local history, studying World War One, the history of sport, crime research, women’s history or something completely different.

It doesn’t matter where you live; our week of competitions is open to everyone. Take a look at what you could win on our Facebook page each day:

 

Saturday 27 December – Family history

 

Sunday 28 December – Local history

  • £50 voucher to spend on books from The History Press, including their local history titles.
  • English Heritage edition of Monopoly, worth £29.99.

 

Monday 29 December – Sports history

  • Bicycle Design: An Illustrated History by Tony Hadland and Hans-erhard Lessing, worth £24.95.
  • The Final Over: The Cricketers of Summer 1914 by Christopher Sandford, worth £18.99.
  • Beastly Fury: The Strange Birth of British Football by Richard Sanders, worth £9.99.

 

Tuesday 30 December – Crime research

  • 1 month subscription to Findmypast which will let you explore their Crime, Prisons & Punishment records, worth £9.95.
  • Beggars, Cheats and Forgers: A History of Frauds Through the Ages by David Thomas, worth £12.99.
  • The Complete Jack the Ripper by Donald Rumbelow, worth £9.99.

 

Wednesday 31 December – World War One research

 

Thursday 1 January – Women’s history

  • £50 voucher to spend on books from The History Press, including their women’s history titles.
  • Votes for Women playing cards, worth £5.
  • Votes for Women pin badge, worth £4.99.

 

Friday 2 January – Tell us what you’re researching

 

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