World's largest original newspaper archive - dating back over 300 years

Historic Newspapers have been the UK's go to archive for over 30 years and are the proud and privileged owners of the largest private collection of original British newspapers in the world!

Searching the archive couldn't be easier as all newspapers have been catalogued by both date and title going back over 100 years. To start searching now simply:

Our Historic Newspaper Archive
  • Choose a Date- Select any day from the dropdown dating back to 1900.
  • Choose a Presentation Option- Pick from a huge range including gift boxes, special folders, wine and spirit gift sets, frames and more.
  • Choose a Title- See some of our most popular national titles or select a specific date to see the full range of what's available.

Despite the archive currently containing over 4 million newspaper back issues it is still growing every day as its updated with recent editions and reclaimed collections. Over the years our newspapers have proved to be most popular as interesting and unique gifts for special milestone birthday and anniversary occasions. In addition to Birthday newspapers they can also provide unrivalled insight for research into a whole manner of subjects. Old newspaper editions are used to provide facts and context on a range of subject matters for projects such as television documentaries and museum exhibitions, as well as for individuals exploring a particular subject matter or their family history. For any research queries you may have please contact the research team directly here.

Why Historic Newspapers?

Some of the most popular reasons for choosing historic newspapers include:

  • Direct access to the largest selection of original newspapers, all available to purchase
  • The best prices for an unrivalled range, with rare regional titles from just £24.99
  • Free personalised certificate of authenticity with every newspaper, guaranteeing your issue is a genuine original
  • A huge range of presentation options to compliment, protect and preserve the perfect gift for any occasion.
  • Fast and affordable delivery from just £4.50 with next day delivery available
  • Quality customer service and support willing to go the extra mile for you
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If you would like to learn more about how all our original newspapers are stored under optimum conditions to help protect and preserve them for years to come then please click here.

Alternatively, if you have any further questions about the archive, or anything else that you would like to ask us, about then please do not hesitate to contact us.