While tradition states that Christmas presents be exchanged just once a year, here at Findmypast, we take a more generous attitude to proceedings. So in the true spirit of yuletide, we’re presenting you with new historical delights every Friday!

This week, we’re sharing a stockingful of new newspaper titles, articles, and pages which have been added to our collection in the last month. This includes:

  • Over 800,000 new articles, meaning that our total collection now numbers over 100 million articles
  • Two new titles added: The Aberdeen Weekly Journal, and the County Chronicle, Surrey Herald and Weekly Advertiser for Kent
  • 112,899 new pages added to the Sheffield Independent
  • 110,588 pages added to the Western Daily Press
  • Updates to 259 titles covering 244 years

 

Below, we’ve listed some of the key titles which have seen significant updates this month. So if you manage to catch a moment to yourself over the holidays, these should provide you with ample reading material!

  • Bedfordshire Times and Independent
  • Biggleswade Chronicle
  • Bradford Observer
  • Bucks Herald
  • Cobbett’s Weekly Political Register
  • Coventry Standard
  • Dundee Advertiser
  • Dundee, Perth, Forfar, and Fife’s People’s Journal
  • Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
  • Falkirk Herald
  • Gloucester Citizen
  • Gloucester Journal
  • Hamilton Advertiser
  • Hartlepool Mail
  • Hastings and St Leonards Observer
  • Hertford Mercury and Reformer
  • Hull Packet
  • Leeds Intelligencer
  • Leicester Daily Mercury
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle
  • Lincolnshire Echo
  • London Dispatch
  • Morpeth Herald
  • Northampton Mercury
  • Nottingham Evening Post
  • Portsmouth Evening News
  • Rochdale Observer
  • Sheffield Independent
  • Sussex Agricultural Express