Search millions of pages of historical British newspapers on

We’ve just published millions of pages of historical newspapers from across England, Wales and Scotland on

This collection contains local newspapers for the period 1710-1950. More than 200 titles are included and we’ll be adding more all the time.

Anyone tracing their family tree will be keen to search this collection straight away: the newspapers perfectly complement traditional family history records and can add a whole new dimension to your research.

It’s possible to find really detailed information about your family which brings to life the facts we already know about our ancestors’ lives.

Search millions of pages of historical British newspapers on

The article above from the collection describes the wedding of Captain Hugh Jackson and Laura Kirkland in 1915 – click on the image for a larger version.

As well as a photo of the couple on their big day, it provides a fantastic amount of detail, from in-depth descriptions of what the bride, bridesmaids and other guests wore to the names of all the key people who took part in this special day.

Finding an article like this is the next best thing to actually being there yourself. What will you discover in the newspapers?

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