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Hot off the press – papers added this week

Over the past seven days, we’ve added 17,122 pages to The British Newspaper Archive. These additions include three brand new titles as well as additions to three existing titles. For the first time ever, we offer articles from these three English papers: Alcester Chronicle (published in Alcester, Warwickshire), Eastern Daily Press (published in Norfolk, Norwich), and Ripley and Heanor News and Ilkeston Division Free Press (published in Ripley, Derbyshire).

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By clicking on the titles below, you can discover more about these brand new titles. Details will include the publication range and what we plan to get up on The Archive in the future.


Years added

Alcester Chronicle 1869-1872, 1874-1887, 1894-1896, 1898-1899, 1903-1904, 1908, 1910
Eastern Daily Press 1870-1874, 1899
Ripley and Heanor News and Ilkeston Division Free Press 1893, 1897

In the last week, we added new pages to these existing titles. Continue your research into Brighton, East Sussex, with new articles of the Brighton Gazette or learn more about Nelson, Lancashire, with the Nelson Leader.


Years added

Brighton Gazette 1883, 1902, 1905
Eastern Evening News 1910
Nelson Leader 1920-1922, 1938-1939, 1950

Stay tuned for more updates each week! Check out our latest additions and see what is being added to The Archive tomorrow.

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