Archive Newspapers of Cumbria

The British Library Newspaper Archive Website gives access to over 26 million fully searchable pages, featuring more than 700 newspaper titles from every part of the UK and Ireland.

The BNA currently contains 22 papers which cover present-day Cumbria.  Each paper has a link to the required entry in the BNA database, which then makes all pages available.  From here a detailed search facility is offered to allow searching for specific material.

Click here to see the range of papers involved, and to access them 

If you are a member of Cumbria Libraries, you can access these newspapers free of charge on-line at any Cumbria Library with computer access, or at any of the Cumbria Archive Centres

Archive Newspapers of Cumbria

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