Archive for the “Brand new: Newspaper pages” Category

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. […]

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: 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! 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 […]

Online Newspaper Archive Passes the 5 Million Page Mark

Posted on May 31st, 2012 by The British Newspaper Archive

The biggest digitisation of newspapers to take place in the UK The British Newspaper Archive website has just reached another milestone, as page number 5,000,000 was added to the site at With a target of 40 million pages by 2020, this 10-year project is the biggest digitisation of newspapers to take place in the […]

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:  

New Title: The Grantham Journal, 1904

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 by Amy

The Grantham Journal is now available on The British Newspaper Archive. Currently we have issues from 1904 available to view. More coming soon! Watch this space . . . What else is new? Check out our new ‘Newspaper Titles’ page to see which new issues have been added in the past 30 days: