Since our last round-up, we've added a further 14 brand new titles and over 1.8 million new articles to the British Newspaper Collection on Findmypast.

The latest newspapers to join the line-up include local and regional publications from around the UK including titles from London, Wales, Yorkshire and Essex. A highlight is the Illustrated London News which contains exquisitely detailed Illustrations of life in London at the turn of the 20th century.

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As well as the brand new additions we've also updated 8 existing titles with new articles and year coverage. They include substantial add-ons for The Cornish Telegraph (398,197 new articles), Newcastle Evening Chronicle (171,183 new articles) and Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough (162,994 new articles).

Here's a list of the newest newspapers to be added and the years they cover, correct as of 8 July 2016:

Cheltenham Mercury - 1883

Essex Herald - 1834, 1863, 1873 - 1874, 1879, 1881 - 1884, 1897, 1899

Galloway Advertiser and Wigtownshire Free Press - 1852

Harrogate Herald - 1915, 1917, 1942, 1946 - 1947

Illustrated London News - 1900

Jarrow Express - 1914 - 1920

Lincoln Gazette - 1877

Monmouthshire Beacon - 1837 - 1861, 1892 - 1895, 1897 - 1900

Peterborough Advertiser - 1876 - 1877

Petersfield Express - 1879

Pontefract Advertiser - 1858, 1891

Shepton Mallet Journal - 1899, 1901 - 1903

Western Chronicle - 1886 - 1888, 1890 - 1896, 1899 - 1910, 1912 – 1927

Western Daily Mercury - 1864, 1883

The British Newspaper Collection is the perfect companion to the other record collections on Findmypast for tracing the lives of your UK relatives. Not only will you find detailed genealogical information in the newspapers, like family notices and obituaries, they'll also paint a picture of what life was like in your ancestors' community.