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British Newspaper Archive

You can find records of births, marriages and deaths in several different ways.

The British Newspaper Archive is an online digital archive. It allows you to explore over 200 years of British and Irish history through the medium of historical newspapers.

British Newspaper Archive

There are a wide range of local and national newspapers available, some covering Yorkshire.

The site can be accessed free of charge at these libraries (please ask staff to log you in):

You can browse and search for:

  • Obituaries.
  • Family notices.
  • News items.
  • Advertisements.
  • Court cases.
  • Bankruptcy notices and much more!

Current available titles include:

  • Halifax Courier.
  • Brighouse and Rastrick Gazette.
  • Brighouse News.
  • Todmorden and District News.
  • Todmorden Advertiser and Hebden Bridge Newsletter.

Note: Coverage varies from title to title.

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