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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we are delighted to welcome 49,366 brand new pages to our collection, as we introduce five brand new newspaper titles. Our new titles this week feature some specialist publications, which represent the worlds of insurance and engineering, as well as the moral concerns of the early twentieth century. Meanwhile, we have introduced one brand new title from London, whilst we have made additions to three of our existing titles, from Scotland and England. So read on to discover more about our

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Hot Off The Press – New Pages This Week

This week at The Archive we have added 122,558 new pages, from Norfolk to Northern Ireland, from Hull to Hammersmith. We have updated 24 of our existing titles in total, incorporating updates to some of our specialist transport and temperance titles. Meanwhile our updates this week span over 160 years of headlines, our earliest update being the year 1836 to the Town and Country Advertiser, and our latest being the year 1999 to the Lynn Advertiser. This week sees plenty of additions to our later twentieth

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‘The Girls Behind the Counter’ – The Daily Life of a Victorian Shop Girl

In November 1846, the ‘Friends of a respectable young Woman’ placed this advertisement in the ‘Wants‘ column of Saunders’s News-Letter: The Friends of a respectable young Woman wish to procure for her a Situation either as Attendant on a Lady or in a Nursery, or as a Shop Girl; she is adequate to any of the above capacities, and is willing to make herself generally useful, being of an humble, quiet and obliging disposition; she is a good needleworker, and can teach

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

It’s been another busy week for us here at The Archive as we have added 148,050 brand new pages over the past seven days. We are also delighted to welcome five brand new titles, hailing from Blackpool to Bridgend, from Dorset to Kenilworth, and a very special paper which was aimed at cotton factory workers in Lancashire. So read on to find out more about the Cotton Factory Times, our four other new regional titles, as well as to learn more about the extensive updates

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