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Explore millions of digitised pages of newspapers and other publications from our British and Irish collections, dating as far back as the 1700s.
The storage void of the new British Library National Newspaper Building at Boston Spa in West Yorkshire. Photo © Kippa Matthews
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Findmypast's historical newspaper archive collection is a potential goldmine of information on your ancestors. Here's how to make the most of it.
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Lloyd George, Bonar Law
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“Sutton Coldfield rail crash”
“Sutton Coldfield” “rail crash”