Tuesday, 30 April 2019

British Newspaper Archive additions for April

The British Newspaper Archive and sister database FindMyPast now has a total of 31,675,134 pages online (31,216,068 last month). 99 papers (35 last month) had pages added in the past month. Dates range from 1820 to 1998, mostly 20th century with an unusual prevalence of single year additions — for 1872 (17 titles), 1912 (34 titles) and 1959 (19 titles)! There were 17 new titles, mostly from the London area and Ireland.

Major additions, with more than 10,000 pages, were:
TITLEDATE RANGEPAGES
Crawley News1992-1993, 1995, 199717196
Ealing Leader1986-199226504
Evesham Standard & West Midland Observer1888-1892, 1894-1903, 1929-1951, 1953-195927762
Hammersmith & Shepherds Bush Gazette1985-1986, 1988-1989, 1993-1996, 199831422
Harrow Observer1921, 1945-1962, 1966-1973, 1975-197939580
Hayes & Harlington Gazette1987-1992, 1994, 199727968
Mansfield & Sutton Recorder1985-1988, 1993-199820888
North Down Herald and County Down Independent1898-1929, 1931-193814994
Reading Evening Post1965-1975, 1977-1979, 198685450
Staffordshire Sentinel1920-1929, 194224874
Staines & Ashford News1986, 1992, 1996, 199813112
Thanet Times1976, 1978-1980, 1988-198911452
Ulster Examiner and Northern Star1868-188112512

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