We've been busy since our previous update, adding over 3.8 million new articles to our newspapers. Get searching.
Over the past month, we've added 17 new titles and over 3.8 million articles to our newspaper collection from all over the UK & Ireland. The latest additions include 3 London newspapers, a couple from Lancashire, Yorkshire and Norfolk, as well titles from Essex, Staffordshire, Northumberland, Cheshire, Aberdeenshire and the Isle of Wight. Not to mention, a duo of papers from Ireland, north and south.
Here's a comprehensive list of what's been added, how many articles each title consists of and the year range it covers:
Kilburn Times - 990 articles covering 1905
Wharfedale & Airedale Observer - 28,842 articles covering 1880, 1900-1901, 1906-1907
Southend Standard and Essex Weekly Advertiser - 79,361 articles covering 1873-1874, 1878, 1880-1888, 1890-1891
Staffordshire Chronicle - 64,995 articles covering 1887-1892, 1894-1896
Yarmouth Mercury - 3,417 articles covering 1880
Nelson Leader - 361,189 articles covering 1929, 1931-1937, 1940-1949, 1951, 1953-1957
Hexham Courant - 7,567 articles covering 1877
Northwich Guardian - 730,375 articles covering 1861-1896, 1898-1910
Ilford Recorder - 30,498 articles covering 1902, 1904-1905
Croydon Guardian and Surrey County Gazette - 12,209 articles covering 1910
Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - 1,093,902 articles covering 1855-1877, 1879-1895, 1898-1910, 1912-1918
Eastern Evening News - 656,011 articles covering 1883-1884, 1886-1888, 1890-1896, 1898-1909
Eastern Morning News - 149,677 articles covering 1881, 1885-1886, 1888, 1890-1892
Isle of Wight County Press and South of England Reporter - 153,654 articles covering 1884, 1889-1910
Fraserburgh Herald and Northern Counties' Advertiser - 293,716 articles covering 1893-1949, 1951-1957
From Ireland, we've released 2 new titles:
Northern Constitution - 51,655 articles covering 1877-1887
Catholic Standard - 159,658 articles covering 1933-1949, 1951-1957
It's also worth noting that we've only listed the brand new additions to our archive. There is every chance that extra articles and years have been added to existing titles too. You should check your favourite newspapers regularly to see if they have anything new to offer.
There are now over 780 fully searchable newspapers in our British and Irish collection. Use them to uncover details about your ancestors that you won't find in other records. Remember, we add additional articles and brand new titles all the time, so if your publication of interest does not feature yet, it could do in the near future so it's well worth checking regularly.