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Hot Off The Press – Newspapers Added This Week

It’s been another busy week of digitising and publishing at the British Newspaper Archive. We’ve added 115,568 pages including seven brand new titles, and made further additions to five existing newspapers.

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Brand New Titles

Making their debut this week are historical local papers from London, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and North Yorkshire. Plus, our focus on women’s history continues with the addition of three publications that broadly cover the topics of suffrage, socialism and female issues of the late nineteenth century.

Years added
Bexley Heath and Bexley Observer 1875-1877, 1879, 1889, 1895, 1903
Cambridgeshire Times 1874, 1877-1879, 1889
Craven Herald 1876-1877, 1879, 1889, 1897
Dereham and Fakenham Times 1889
International Woman Suffrage News 1913-1945
Woman’s Dreadnought 1914-1924
Young Woman 1892-1903
Updated Titles

As well as adding our brand new papers, we’ve continued to develop some of our existing ones with additional coverage. Notably, you can now explore what life was like in 1980’s Newcastle with new pages added to Newcastle Evening Chronicle for the entire decade.

Years added
Carluke and Lanark Gazette 1914
Common Cause 1911-1913
Mid-Ulster Mail 1915-1916, 1918
Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser 1873
Newcastle Evening Chronicle 1980-1989

With new pages added each and every week, it’s useful to check back in with the Archive regularly to see if your paper-of-interest has been added or supplemented. Plus, don’t forget, you can also play a part in what newspaper we digitise next.


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