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Explore 60 Million British Newspaper Articles

10 years in the making, three centuries of information and more than 60 million articles, The British Newspapers collection is largest British newspaper digitisation project in history.

Each article gives you an idea of what daily life was like for your ancestors in the cities, towns and villages across the UK between 1700 and 1953.

In nearly 200 newspaper titles, you can learn about your ancestor’s hobbies, work accomplishments, community involvement, bizarre community tales and how major historical events affected local communities.

  • Over 55 million newspaper articles
  • Nearly 200 local newspaper titles
  • Dating from 1700-1953
  • Search by date, region, county and newspaper
  • Featuring family notices, obituaries, advertisements and illustrations
We add new records all the time, so there has never been a better time to discover your family history on findmypast.ie!