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.
There are a wide range of local and national newspapers available, some covering Yorkshire.
The site can be accessed free of charge at the following libraries:
The British Newspaper Archive enables you to browse and search for:
- family notices;
- news items;
- court cases;
- bankruptcy notices and much more!
A rich and invaluable resource, whether you are researching your family history, or historical events.
If you wish to use and book in advance, to ensure access at a time of your choice, please phone the library.
Once in the library, speak to a member of staff, who will log you onto the site.
Note: Coverage varies from title to title.