Thursday, 1 October 2020

British Newspaper Archive passes 39 million pages

The British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) has now passed 39 million pages, with just a million to go before completion of the originally announced 40 million as a target. 

The following years of coverage have been added to titles in the last 30 days - not a lot for Scotland beyond material for Dundee and Fife: 

Peterborough Standard
1872-1903, 1908-1912

Ben Brierley's Journal
1874-1881, 1883-1884, 1886, 1888-1889

Nantwich Chronicle
1965-1970

Runcorn Weekly News
1913-1933, 1936-1972, 1974-1976

Liverpool Courier and Commercial Advertiser
1889, 1892, 1909-1910

Fife News
1881, 1884-1885, 1887

Stratford Express
1877, 1888, 1892-1893

Marylebone Mercury
1872-1876, 1878, 1884, 1886, 1897-1925, 1947-1978

Waterford News Letter
1849, 1869

John Bull
1906-1945

Flintshire County Herald
1896

Dundalk Herald
1887

Principality (Cardiff)
1880

Shetland News
1893

Cork Daily Herald
1859, 1861-1862, 1869-1871, 1897-1900

Call (London)
1917

Communist (London)
1923

Clare Advertiser and Kilrush Gazette
1877

Cavan Weekly News and General Advertiser
1869, 1897, 1899, 1903-1904

Strabane Weekly News
1908-1911

Ballinrobe Chronicle and Mayo Advertiser
1880-1881

Clare Freeman and Ennis Gazette
1855-1884

Evening Mail
1869-1872, 1874-1885, 1892-1922

Gentlewoman
1890-1926

Football News (Nottingham)
1891-1895, 1898-1914

Manchester & Salford Advertiser
1843-1845, 1848

The Halesworth Times and East Suffolk Advertiser.
1881, 1883-1886, 1889-1899

Workman's Advocate (Merthyr Tydfil)
1873-1875

Bromyard News
1913-1924

Birmingham & Aston Chronicle
1875-1888

Wolverhampton Express and Star
1876-1877, 1880, 1885, 1889

Meath Herald and Cavan Advertiser
1917-1921, 1924-1932

Herts and Essex Observer
1874-1875, 1877-1878, 1880-1889

Halifax Evening Courier
1892

Otley News and West Riding Advertiser
1889

Blyth News
1911

Dartmouth & South Hams chronicle
1910-1912

Dundee Weekly News
1884

Fleetwood Chronicle
1845

Boston Guardian
5040 pages , updated 29 days ago


Chris

My next 5 week Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the Old Parish Registers course starts November 2nd - see https://www.pharostutors.com/details.php?coursenumber=302. My book Tracing Your Scottish Family History on the Internet, at http://bit.ly/ChrisPaton-Scottish2 is now out, also available are Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet (2nd ed) at http://bit.ly/ChrisPaton-Irish1 and Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry Through Church and State Records at http://bit.ly/ChrisPaton-Scotland1. Further news published daily on The Scottish GENES Facebook page, and on Twitter @genesblog.

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