Where can I find the British newspaper archive?
The British Newspaper Archive can be used for free at the British Library’s Reading Rooms in St Pancras and Boston Spa. It is a priced service online but it is free to search. Further information. The British Newspaper Archive is the result of a 10-year partnership between the British Library and Findmypast.
Is the National Archives a good place to find newspapers?
The National Archives is not the best place to start if you’re looking for newspapers, but we do have some newspaper collections. The National Archives has government gazettes – the official newspapers of former British colonies and British dominions.
How many pages are there in the British newspapers?
On each of the nearly 40 million pages, articles from urban and rural newspapers from between 1800 and the 1950s—numbering in the hundreds of millions—are now available online, many for the first time. The majority of newspaper pages in the BNA cover England, with a heavy concentration on densely-populated London.
What's in the British Pathé archive?
Private UFOs, flying bicycles, motorised wheels - the archive is awash with fabulous films of creative inventions. British Pathé captured many extraordinary and tragic events over its 80 year history. Award-winning streaming service of full-length docs for the likes of history buffs, royal watchers, cinema aficionados & train enthusiasts.