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Hot off the press – new titles this week

This week we spent some time consolidating our existing titles.  We have updates to ten existing titles including the ever popular Lloyd’s List.  We have added 97,426 pages in the last 7 days.

We have added one brand new title to The Archive: The West Middlesex Herald.   With over 1,500 issues spanning 1855 to 1895 this is a valuable addition to The Archive for the mid to late Victorian period.  We have this paper from its first edition on Saturday 9 June 1855.   The paper was initially published weekly on a Saturday.  In the 1890s the paper moved to three times a week before being absorbed into The Middlesex & Surrey Express.

Updated Titles

This week we’ve added to 10 existing titles.  The new additions include extensive coverage for the Kinross-shire Advertiser, including the period of the First World War.  We have also added 9 years to the Northampton Chronicle and Echo, and 9 years to the ever popular Lloyd’s List.

Title
Years added
Bristol Daily Post 1861-1862, 1872
Clifton and Redland Free Press 1890
Coventry Evening Telegraph 1979
Kinross-shire Advertiser. 1850-1852, 1879-1884, 1890, 1892, 1900-1918
Leicester Herald 1834
Lloyd’s List 1889, 1894, 1896-1897, 1904, 1906-1909
Northampton Chronicle and Echo 1881, 1896, 1899-1900, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1918
Reading Observer 1897-1898, 1900, 1903-1905, 1907-1909, 1912
Todmorden Advertiser and Hebden Bridge Newsletter 1877, 1896
West Sussex County Times 1874, 1877-1889, 1891-1892

You can learn more about each of the titles we have added to this week by clicking on their names below. On each paper’s title page you can read a FREE sample issue, learn more about our current holdings, and our plans for digitisation.

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You can keep up to date with all the latest additions by visiting the recently added page.  You can even discover what we’re going to add tomorrow!

 

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