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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Links to Local Newspapers

    http://www.wrx.zen.co.uk/britnews.htm This site links to many websites of local papers around the country. Those in the south of the country at http://www.wrx.zen.co.uk/soupress.htm Those in the north of the country at http://www.wrx.zen.co.uk/norpress.htm It could be useful for...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 09-04-2014 10:55 PM
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  2. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: Find Local Newspapers

    Hi all, I have found a useful website link to help locate where copies of local newspapers are held in national and public libraries. www.bl.uk/reshelp/bldept/news/newsplan/newsplan.html There is a list of regions and each has its own database. A search will bring up a list of titles. ...

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 28-12-2009 12:17 PM
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  1. Newpaperarchive.com

    Has anybody used this site and is it any good for UK obituaries? I am looking for obituaries Devon 1938 Harriet Amelia Tupman died Exmouth, Devon.

    Started by v.wells‎, 30-04-2008 3:45 PM
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  2. Hampshire library - newspapers on line

    Hampshire residents will be pleased to learn that Hampshire libraries now give members on line access to the British Libraries 19thC newspaper collection, as well as the Times; the Manchester Guardian and Observer are expected to join them next month. Colin

    Started by Colin Moretti‎, 16-04-2008 9:08 AM
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  3. Society Wedding of early nineteenth Century Kensington 1911

    I have written to Father Gillean of St Mary Abbots Church Kensington by email but never sure if emails are read. I have not heard back. My Grandmother Clytie Weaver Nee Wheeler and my Grandfather Captain Humphrey Weaver where married in St Mary Abbots Kensington in 1911. DOB Clytie 1880...

    Started by Joanna1‎, 14-04-2008 11:58 AM
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  4. Where to Look

    Could someone please tell me where to look for a inquest for a death that happened in 1942 Wolverhampton area Kind regards Sue

    Started by Tabby‎, 08-04-2008 9:57 PM
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  5. Inquest reports

    Can anyone suggest where to look for a report of an inquest into a death in 1916 in Sydenham, south London? I believe inquests were reported in the local paper, but I don't know what paper that would be, or where its archives would be held.

    Started by Andrew34‎, 03-04-2008 3:43 PM
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  6. A Weird Coincidence

    Today I went to the local library to scour the old 1858 Ashton Reporter for the story on my mining disaster of Feb 1858, in which three of my lads lost their lives - including my 3xgreat-grandfather. I had mentioned this on the mining thread. However, quite by accident I made one of those...

    Started by MythicalMarian‎, 28-03-2008 7:08 PM
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  7. Jarman vs Jarman

    I am searching for any Bristol newspaper report of a custody hearing circa 1926, between Jarman vs Jarman. My uncle had a Newspaper cutting but has lost it. My father also told me about it. The law on Divorce and Seperation changed at this time and cases were heard in regional courts and...

    Started by SloopJB‎, 24-03-2008 7:07 PM
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  8. Death Notices

    This little piece is form the Manchester Courier from 1825 http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c214/uksearch2003/deaths.jpg There are a couple of interesting ones, especially Mr Thorley's. UK

    Started by uksearch‎, 19-03-2008 1:44 PM
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  9. Question 1988 Obituary - London and/or Newcastle

    Lynne Dixon 50 Tyler St. Greenwich, London TN39 3SD info found in aunt's address book. Could be a rellie. Researched and came up with Death: Lynne Dixon born Feb 1953 d May 1988 Reg district Islington, London vol 13 p 1414 age 35. Checked births: parents Ralph Dixon and Mary Morgan m Durham...

    Started by v.wells‎, 17-03-2008 3:53 PM
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  10. The Bristol Times And Mirror

    Hi folks can anyone point me in the right direction please. My ancestor apparently had a mention in "The Bristol Times And Mirror" dated 6 Nov 1897 with other possible dates: 1 Mar 1897 6 Mar 1897 28 Apr 1897 18 May 1897 2 Jun 1897

    Started by brianb‎, 11-03-2008 6:10 PM
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  11. Red face How to I view London archive newspapers?

    Many of my ancestors were living in Wandsworth and other areas of central London in the early 1900's. I would be quite interested to see if there were any announcements entered in the newspaper at the time of various births, deaths and marriages. I have two questions: 1) Do I have to physically...

    Started by A Lee‎, 06-03-2008 11:27 AM
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  12. Joseph Redvers READ,Accidental Death

    Good morning List Can anyone tell me which newspapers to read for a report of a fatal accident as follows 1 Sept 1947 Joseph Redvers READ was accidentally killed when a tree he was sawing down fell on him. This occurred at WOODLANDS He lived at Wearwell, Bath Ally, Marnhull He was a...

    Started by John Murray‎, 08-04-2005 10:23 AM
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  13. Accidental Deaths overseas

    Hi Everyone, my name is Ronni, I am trying to find information on my GreatGrandfather, who died in an accident in Brussels in 1908. Would it have been reported in England? (he lived in Huddersfield). Also would there have been a coroners enquiry in the UK? Many thanks

    Started by Ronni‎, 11-02-2008 7:17 PM
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  14. Bedfordshire Library

    I have just received this email from Bedfordshire Library. As one who resides outside the UK it was the only access I had to the Times Online. I will miss it...... "Unfortunately we have to inform you that from Monday 4th February you will no longer be able to access The Times Digital...

    Started by Mutley‎, 28-01-2008 10:39 PM
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  15. Mrs Gossip - which newspaper?

    Could someone please tell me which english newspaper had a columnist called Mrs Gossip in 1916. Her column was called " What Women Are Doing" and talked about society movements. I have a scan of a newspaper story on the death of William "Skipper" Anderson dated april 20th 1916 who i am trying to...

    Started by mick‎, 09-02-2008 1:15 PM
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  16. Coroner's Report

    Hello everyone, My grandfather was killed in a road accident in allerton Lancs.in 1954. I have the detailed coroner's report,giving the gory details of his extensive injuries,which claimed his life.He died in Garston Hospital on 28th.October 1954.His name was Thomas Eric Miller aged 67 years....

    Started by granof17‎, 03-02-2008 7:29 AM
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  17. Obituary

    I'm looking for the obituary of Stephenson Boyd (sometimes Stean, Stephen or Stinson) which was apparently reported in the local paper 1873. He was originally from Antrim, Ireland, but died in Stoneymeadow, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland. I've been told that near their home was Hamilton Road,...

    Started by VictoriaB‎, 12-12-2007 11:30 PM
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  18. Manchester :Chorlton upon Medlock

    Would anybody be able to look up a local paper for August 1885. Looking for marriage details John ENGLAND to Anne Elizabeth BLYTH. Any information much appreciated. Brian E

    Started by Brian E‎, 20-12-2007 1:09 PM
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  19. Inquest info Lilian Allen Burchnell

    I have just received a death certificate for a great aunt that no-one knew anything about until I started researching my family history. Her name was Lilian Allen Burchnell and her cause of death, at age 10, was violent suffocation by drowning accidental. There was an inquest and a certificate...

    Started by lesleyl‎, 13-12-2007 10:00 AM
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  20. The Bombing of London 1917

    On the Bedfordshire library site, I found this article in the "Daily News" Monday, December 23, 1918. "The famous daylight raid of Saturday, July 17, 1917, saw 68 explosive bombs dropped on Central London, but several failed to explode. Enormous damage was caused in the City, particularly...

    Started by cntrygrl‎, 29-11-2007 1:15 AM
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