Archive for the “New Issues” Category

135,000 newspaper pages added

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

Thousands of extra newspaper pages were added to The British Newspaper Archive in March, including a brand new title – the Evening Despatch.   Search the newspapers   24 other titles were updated this month, including the Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette, the Dublin Evening Mail and Nottingham Evening Post. You’ll find a full list of […]

New title: the Evening Despatch

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

  WW1 editions of the Evening Despatch now online The Evening Despatch was published in Birmingham throughout World War One. Over 4,000 pages from newspapers published in 1915, 1917 and 1918 have just been made available to search online. Search the Evening Despatch       Newspaper pages added every week Thousands of extra pages […]

7.5 million newspaper pages now online

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive added over 200,000 pages in February, bringing the current grand total to over 7.5 million. There’s still plenty more to be scanned, so we’ve already started chasing the next milestone – 8 million pages!   Search the newspapers   50 titles have been updated this month, including the Durham County Advertiser, […]

125,000 extra pages now searchable

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

January was a busy month at The British Newspaper Archive – we added thousands of newspaper pages to the website and also moved our scanning equipment to Boston Spa, the new home of the British Library’s newspaper collection. We’ve updated 40 newspaper titles, including the Cheltenham Chronicle, the Hastings and St Leonards Observer and the […]

175,000 extra newspaper pages added

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

We’re pleased to report that The British Newspaper Archive added over 175,000 historic newspaper pages in December, so you’ll have plenty of new stories to explore in 2014! Start searching the newspapers   The papers feature international, national and local news, including this delightful report about a marriage that took place in Burnley in 1916. […]

More content, more quickly! The BNA tech upgrade – an update

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by Amy

More content, more quickly! The BNA tech upgrade – an update We hope that you have all been enjoying the lovely Summer weather lately? You may have noticed that there has been a slow-down in the number of pages added to the site recently. There is a fantastic reason for this . . . [drumroll […]

New Title: The Dover Express

Posted on July 16th, 2012 by Amy

The Dover Express (1888-1949 inclusive year range) is now available on the site! More Dover Express pages/years available soon! Why not check out our Newspapers Titles page to see what’s been newly added to the site in the past 30 days: http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/home/NewspaperTitles With up to 8,000 new pages added to the site every day, what will you discover? […]

New title available! The Staffordshire Advertiser

Posted on June 18th, 2012 by Amy

The Staffordshire Advertiser (1801-1839) is now available on the site! http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/search/results/1800-01-01/1849-12-31?frontpage=false&newspapertitle=staffordshire%20advertiser The Staffordshire Advertiser was established in Stafford in 1795 and became the main county newspaper for Staffordshire. Its proprietor was Joshua Drewry (c.1773-1841), a printer and bookseller in Stafford who also ran a circulating library. As the son of a printer in Lincoln and nephew of […]

New issues available: ‘The Cheltenham Looker On’ now up to 1920!

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by Amy

New issues available! The Cheltenham Looker On is now available on The British Newspaper Archive up to 1920! This is your historical ‘Hello’! Read all about it: http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/search/results/1920-01-01/1929-12-31?county=gloucestershire%2C+england&newspapertitle=cheltenham%2Blooker-on&frontpage=false