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9.5 million newspaper pages now fully searchable

There are now 9.5 million historical newspaper pages available to explore at The British Newspaper Archive, with more than 200,000 having been added in December.

There’s still plenty more to be scanned and we’ve already started chasing the next milestone – 10 million pages!

 

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18 new titles, including Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle

Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle was one of Britain’s leading sports newspapers in the nineteenth century. You’ll now find copies of the publication from 1830 – 1850 online at The British Newspaper Archive.

Thousands of pages from 17 other new titles were also added, including copies of the Derbyshire Courier, Galway Mercury and Connaught Weekly Advertiser, Roscommon Journal and Western Impartial Reporter and the Walsall Observer and South Staffordshire Chronicle. You’ll find a full list of recent additions below, with the new titles highlighted in bold.

 

Bells Life in London and Sporting Chronicle

 

Aberdeen People’s Journal – 1889 – 1890, 1893

Aberdeen Weekly Journal – 1914

Advocate: or, Irish Industrial Journal – 1848 – 1849, 1851 – 1852, 1855

Aldershot Military Gazette – 1860

Allnut’s Irish Land Schedule – 1860

Athlone Sentinel – 1835, 1855

Bedfordshire Times and Independent – 1927

Belfast Mercantile Register and Weekly Advertiser – 1843, 1846, 1870

Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle – 1830, 1832 – 1833, 1835 – 1837, 1839 – 1845, 1847, 1849 – 1850

Biggleswade Chronicle – 1921 – 1927, 1944 – 1946, 1948, 1950 – 1951, 1953 – 1954

Burnley Express – 1942, 1954

Bury and Norwich Post – 1852

Cavan Observer – 1858 – 1859, 1861, 1863 – 1864

Clonmel Herald – 1832, 1837

Connaught Watchman – 1851 – 1852, 1859 – 1860

County Courts Chronicle – 1850

Coventry Herald – 1913, 1915

Derbyshire Courier – 1921 – 1922

Downshire Protestant – 1857

Drogheda Journal, or Meath & Louth Advertiser – 1823 – 1827

Dublin Evening Mail – 1843 – 1844

Dublin Evening Packet and Correspondent – 1836, 1844 – 1845, 1851 – 1855, 1858, 1860, 1862

Dublin Medical Press – 1860, 1862 – 1863

Dublin Mercantile Advertiser, and Weekly Price Current – 1823 – 1837, 1842, 1845 – 1846, 1851 – 1854, 1857 – 1860, 1865

Dublin Morning Register – 1835, 1837 – 1838

Dublin Weekly Register – 1833, 1835 – 1838, 1841, 1847 – 1850

Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet – 1827, 1839

Farmer’s Gazette and Journal of Practical Horticulture – 1850 – 1855, 1861 – 1865

Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate & Cheriton Herald – 1902, 1929, 1932, 1934

Galway Mercury, and Connaught Weekly Advertiser – 1844 – 1849, 1852 – 1855, 1857 – 1860

Galway Patriot – 1836 – 1839

Gloucester Journal – 1808

Hastings and St Leonards Observer – 1905 – 1906

Hibernian Journal; or, Chronicle of Liberty – 1795

Inverness Courier – 1818 – 1823, 1827 – 1834, 1836 – 1843

Irish Racing Book and Sheet Calendar – 1827 – 1833, 1835 – 1837, 1840 – 1841

Journal of the Chemico-Agricultural Society of Ulster and Record of Agriculture and Industry – 1849, 1852 – 1854, 1856 – 1865, 1867

Kerry Examiner and Munster General Observer – 1840 – 1848, 1854

Leicester Chronicle – 1910

Limerick and Clare Examiner – 1846 – 1847, 1849 – 1855

Limerick Reporter – 1841 – 1849

Lincolnshire Echo – 1899 – 1900, 1910, 1912 – 1913, 1915, 1918, 1920 – 1921, 1923, 1925 – 1926, 1944 – 1945

Middlesex Chronicle – 1915, 1917

Motherwell Times – 1889

Newcastle Chronicle – 1865

Newry Examiner and Louth Advertiser – 1836 – 1838, 1840, 1842

Norfolk Chronicle – 1830

Northampton Mercury – 1905

Oban Times, and Argyllshire Advertiser – 1868 – 1870

Rochdale Observer – 1917 – 1918

Roscommon Journal, and Western Impartial Reporter – 1829 – 1843

Sheffield Independent – 1906, 1908 – 1909

Shetland Times – 1874 – 1877, 1879 – 1884, 1886 – 1907

Sligo Champion – 1840 – 1843, 1845, 1853, 1859, 1865

Statesman and Dublin Christian Record – 1844 – 1846

Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser – 1814, 1817, 1825 – 1827, 1831 – 1832

Tipperary Free Press – 1826 – 1832, 1836, 1846, 1851, 1858, 1860 – 1864

Tralee Chronicle – 1851, 1853 – 1855, 1861 – 1862, 1864 – 1866, 1870

Ulster General Advertiser, Herald of Business and General Information – 1849, 1859, 1861

Walsall Observer, and South Staffordshire Chronicle – 1914 – 1918

Waterford Chronicle – 1827, 1829 – 1835, 1837 – 1838, 1840 – 1843, 1848, 1851 – 1863, 1868 – 1870

Waterford Mail – 1827, 1842, 1853, 1857

Wells Journal – 1905, 1907 – 1910, 1913 – 1917, 1919 – 1920, 1922 – 1926, 1928 – 1930, 1932 – 1948, 1950

Westmeath Journal – 1823

Wexford Conservative – 1843

Wexford Independent – 1830, 1837, 1857, 1860

Wiltshire Independent – 1855

Windsor and Eton Express – 1812, 1832, 1835, 1837, 1844 – 1846, 1849, 1852 – 1853, 1855 – 1858, 1860 – 1862

Worcester Herald – 1842 – 1845

Worcestershire Chronicle – 1842 – 1843

Wrexham Advertiser – 1862, 1865

 

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