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St Valentine’s Day Stories

‘A St Valentine’s Day Elopement’, ‘The Revival of the Valentine’ and ‘Stealing Valentines’

To celebrate St Valentine’s Day, here are three Valentine stories from the Archive about Cupid’s busiest day of the year.

Western Daily Press – Wednesday 29 February 1860

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000264/18600229/037/0004

 

Edinburgh Evening News – Friday 12 February 1897

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000452/18970212/085/0003

 

Belfast News-Letter – Tuesday 12 February 1850

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000038/18500212/010/0002

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