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180,000 extra newspaper pages now online

Thousands of newspaper pages were added to The British Newspaper Archive last month, including a brand new title – the Bedfordshire Times and Independent.   Search the newspapers –>   Historical newspapers added from 1801-1954 Copies of the Bedfordshire Times and Independent from 1906, 1910, 1935 and 1950 are online already, with lots more coming soon. 41 other titles were updated in August, including the Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Burghs, the Motherwell Times and the Royal Cornwall

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Researching animals with historical newspapers

Hannah Velten recently got in touch to tell us how she uses The British Newspaper Archive to research a rather niche subject – the history of animals within society. Show us what you’re researching at the moment by emailing press@britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk   **************   One day it could be a toad emerging from a rock or a person kicked by a horse – I never know what I’m going to find when I log into The British Newspaper Archive each day.

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