Posts Tagged “world war one”

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 […]

Behind the scenes: the newspaper scanning team

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

Welcome to the first of a new series of blog posts from our newspaper scanning team. This month, our digitisation officer Andrew tells us about what his team does.   ******* The digitisation team have been scanning newspapers at Boston Spa for almost two months. This series of blog posts will give you a ‘behind […]

‘The UK would never fight a war with Germany’ – says the President of the International Co-operative Congress on 28 August 1913

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Roy Stockdill, a genealogist in London, contacted us today to tell us about a very interesting prediction that he saw in The Archive. Exactly 100 ago today, on 28 August 1913, the ‘Evening Telegraph’ in Dundee carried a story on its front page, reporting that the President of the International Co-operative Congress – held in […]