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Hot off the press – new titles this week

This week we added 68,504 pages to The Archive. We have added four brand new titles, and added to six existing titles. Joining The Archive for the first time this week are papers for Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire in England. We have added over thirty years to the Leicester Daily Post, this papers joins seven others published in Leicester. Our earliest title for the city dates to 1813, and the latest to 1950.  News for Leicestershire can also be found in the Rutland Echo

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Hot off the Press – new titles added this week

This week we added 83,018 pages to The Archive.  We have added seven brand new titles and additional years to over twenty existing titles.  We have added new issues to newspapers from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland this week.  Our new titles come from Leicestershire, Oxfordshire and West Yorkshire in England; Armagh in Ireland, and the historic counties of Breconshire and Radnorshire in Wales, which are now in the county of Powys. Alongside our new county papers we have added

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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

This week we added 89,720 pages to The Archive.  We have added one brand new titles and made updates to five existing titles, including two titles for our partner Trinity Mirror for Newcastle, bringing our coverage for that city up to the 1990s. Joining The Archive for the first time this week are issues from The Showman, a short-lived title which was incorporated into The Music Hall and Theatre Review. This single sheet paper brought news of travelling troupes, circuses,

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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

This week we’ve added 121,796 pages to The Archive. Joining The Archive for the first time is The Mansfield Reporter.  This Nottinghamshire paper joins five other titles for the county. Once digitisation is complete we plan to have issues from 1858 to 1937. Explore more Nottinghamshire Newspapers The Mansfield Reporter is invaluable for anyone researching topics touching on the East Midlands region.   As might be expected the paper took a keen interest in the fate of the Sherwood Foresters

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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

We have added an additional 75,144 pages to the Archive in the past week.  Having added significantly to our Suffrage titles recently we are now turning our attention back to county titles. We have added two brand new titles this week and made updates to fourteen existing titles. You can look forward to more suffrage and women’s lifestyle publications over the course of the year, and our latest new titles reflect this commitment to showcasing women’s history.  We have added

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Hot off the press – new titles added

This past week we released 105,098 pages to The Archive.  In time for International Women’s Day we are thrilled to add nine new titles to our Suffragette Collection.  We have also  updated four existing titles including The Globe for which we now have editions spanning 1804 to 1921, and our recently added Scottish title The North Star and Farmer’s Chronicle for which we now have a run from 1893 to 1911. Our new titles represent the full spectrum of the

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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

Our additions this week tipped us over the 24 million page mark at The Archive.  At the time of writing (it changes so fast these days!) we have 24,096,659 pages for your reading pleasure.  This week we’ve added four brand new titles, two for Ireland and two for England. Our new joiners this week include The Bromyard News, this Herefordshire paper also carried news for west Worcestershire.  We plan to publish editions from 1883 to 1903.  By 1899 the paper

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Hot Off The Press – New Additions This Week

We’ve added 210,632 historical newspaper pages to the Archive in the last seven days.  The latest additions include one brand new title – North Star and Farmers’ Chronicle. This Scottish paper was founded in 1893 and still exists today, now simply known as North Star. The paper mainly covers the old county of Ross & Cromarty taking in the towns of Dingwall, Tain, Alness and Invergordon. 835 issues of North Star and Farmers’ Chronicle, containing over 6,400 pages have been released spanning the years 1895-1903 and 1905-1911.

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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

It’s been a lovely week at The Archive.  We announced the arrival of The Suffragette to The Archive, added another three brand new titles and revisited several dozen titles, bringing them all one year forward. This week our brand new titles are for the counties of Cheshire and Worcestershire in England, and Monmouthshire (Gwent) in Wales. By 1859 The Congleton & Macclesfield Mercury, and Cheshire General Advertiser was describing itself as ‘illustrated’.  The paper, like many of the period, was

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Suffragette Newspapers

This year, 2018, is the 100 year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918.  The Act which gave propertied women over the age of thirty, and all men over the age of twenty-one, the right to vote.  Over the course of 2018 we aim to digitise several suffragette and women’s newspapers.  These papers will allow us to explore the suffrage movement, and the social sphere of the women who campaigned for the right to vote. We are delighted

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