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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 1:17 PM
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  1. The Gentleman's Magazine

    I have a couple of questions about the Gentlemans Magazine. 1.) My ancestor's brief obit appears there. She was the matron of the Louth house of corrections and her husband was the keeper, but she had been retired a long time. She was not a wealthy person. She died in 1811. Any idea why the...

    Started by hilarykellis‎, 30-06-2017 7:33 PM
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  2. Wink Murder!! How do I find out about it?

    Hello All, I havent been on here for a while. But today I found out a bit of information that has sent me on a murder hunt! Whilst talking to my mother in England this morning, about various new info I had found out about the family tree, she happend to say that not long after she got...

    Started by Carran‎, 12-12-2009 7:05 AM
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  3. International newspapers online for free

    Plus some not so free/easily accessible. :smile5: It's just a question of clicking on a particular title and seeing where it leads you. Credit for finding the link has to go to essbee. I claim credit for posting it. :smile5: http://www.library.illinois.edu/hpnl/newspapers/historical.php ...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 16-08-2016 3:21 AM
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  4. Birmingham Weekly Post & Glasgow Weekly Mail

    Hello Once again I am returning to this website, this time hoping that there is someone who can advise me as to where I can find copies of the above Newspapers on-line. I am particularly looking for issues dated between 1850 and 1870. My great-great-grandmother was an authoress of stories and...

    Started by di2315‎, 15-01-2016 5:44 AM
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  5. New York Times Free Views to be Reduced

    Currently, the New York Times allows 20 free article views per month, but from April this will reduce to 10. You have to pay for more, though there is a special offer of $5 for 12 weeks. So if you were planning a small splurge, sooner may be better than later. Like many early newspapers, it...

    Started by Chris Doran‎, 29-03-2012 9:00 PM
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    17-12-2015, 7:06 PM Go to last post
  6. Daily Telegraph Family Announcements

    Recently came across a letter addressed to my paternal grandparents from a friend of theirs congratulating them on the birth of their son . The letter starts "I must send our congratulations to yourself and your husband on the birth of your son. The announcement of which I read in the Daily...

    Started by stevenwright02‎, 12-03-2015 6:53 PM
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  7. Free old newspaper's

    Hello!! I am just wondering if you can look at old newspaper's online for FREE? and if so where? I am wanting to look at newspaper's from the WW1 time, from the South Yorkshire and Northumberland area's any info and advice gladly appreciated. Thank's in advance Frankie

    Started by Frankie#88‎, 21-02-2015 12:41 PM
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  8. Radio Times 1923 - 2009 Show TV Channels

    The BBC has launched its Genome Projects which Lists the information printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions. I found it interesting to see that on the day I was born in 1947 BBC televisions started...

    Started by margarita‎, 16-10-2014 7:36 PM
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  9. Smile Aberdeen Journal

    Can anyone find these two articles from the Aberdeen Journal and PM to me please, they are, 4 May 1935 Mr Alex. Wilson's Death. Prominent in Aberdeen Public Life. Record Of Valuable Service The death took place last night at... 8 May 1935 Funeral Of Mr A Wilson

    Started by gengrant‎, 14-10-2014 3:57 AM
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  10. Newcastle Upon Tyne newspapers - help please

    Hi everyone, I am trying to find newspapers from Newcastle Upon Tyne for 1926. They are not available on FMP. I had a Great Uncle who drowned in Leazes Lake Newcastle on 25.7.1926 and want to find out more about how it happened. His name was Robert (Bobby) Dryden and he was born in 1909 in...

    Started by neilelliott21‎, 20-09-2014 5:38 AM
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  11. WILLIAM JOHN HAYWARD Died Canada 1925 .

    William J HAYWARD born 1908 Portsea, Hants. age 17 years. Emigrated to Quebec as part of Salvation Army immigration in August 1925. Died Brandon, Manitoba, December 1925. His body was shipped back to his parents EDWARD GEORGE and ANNIE HAYWARD in Portsmouth. Does anyone know where...

    Started by Ladybird‎, 28-11-2010 9:03 PM
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  12. Surrey Mirror

    Hello, I am looking the newspaper report of an inquest that took place on the 20th of February, 1918. The death occured in the sub-district of Carshalton, Surrey, District, Epsom. I am guessing the Surrey Mirror would be the best bet! I have looked on the national newspaper archive web site, but it...

    Started by grahamwilk‎, 24-05-2014 4:29 PM
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  13. Newspaper Article Search

    Hi all I just searched on the British Newspaper Archive and I have found an article which looks like the one I was searching for but unfortunately, I do not have credits for the website so I wondered if anyone had a subscription to the archive could they please have a look at the article for me...

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 23-05-2014 5:21 PM
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  14. News of the World archives

    Can anyone tell me where I might be able to access old copies of the NOTW? I am specifically looking for a copy of a letter my brother-in-law's father sent in during the 1960s (possibly 1964). The NOTW asked for wartime experiences to be shared and his letter was published. His name was Nelson...

    Started by dogaholic‎, 06-04-2014 12:09 PM
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  15. Links to Local Newspapers

    There is a closed thread here: http://www.british-genealogy.com/forums/showthread.php/81828-Links-to-Local-Newspapers which provides quote: "This site links to many websites of local papers around the country" I couldn't find anything in the Midlands! The same site has an index page here:...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 10-04-2014 7:58 AM
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  16. Internet Library of Early Journals

    Magazines such as Gentlemen's Magazine, Notes and Queries, Annual Register and Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine with search engine at http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 15-03-2014 6:15 PM
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  17. Newspaper article for Friswell

    Trying to find newspaper articles on Friswell & Son iron merchants and when business was set up. possibly around 1935 - 1940. In town of Banbury. Owner named James Friswells. Local paper called Banbury Guardian.

    Started by Hamhill‎, 20-02-2014 5:38 PM
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  18. The Christian Age

    I have two bound copies of the above weekly magazine (The Christian Age) for 1876 and 1877. There is no detail of the publishers,I imagine the covers were removed before binding. I am intrigued as to the history/background of this weekly publication, when did it start and finish and who...

    Started by radstockjeff‎, 19-11-2013 9:29 PM
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  19. WATERLOO: The Times, Thurs June 22nd 1815

    News of the victory at Waterloo was published in The Times, no 9554, on Thursday 22nd June 1815, four days after the battle.. There is a short report on the front page (bottom right) and a partial list of officer casualties on the back page (left-hand side). This morning I chanced upon these two...

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 26-10-2013 5:12 PM
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  20. Suggestions on best place to look?

    Ancestor Isaac Harris living on Mark Lane in London died Oct 13 1849. Death certificate says he drank nitric acid and was temporarily insane for 12 hrs prior to dying (OMG!). Thought there might be something in the newspaper. Don't have any real experience looking for newspaper stuff. Would...

    Started by les5752‎, 08-10-2013 9:48 PM
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