Newspaper Research Facility

Are you…

  • A researcher for a media or theatre company?
  • A Teacher looking for historical coverage as it was written?
  • Looking for a specific article or picture?

We have the largest newspaper archive in the UK, with over 3 million newspapers dating back to the late 18th century. We also have scanned newspapers from most dates over the last 100+ years.

No job is too big or small. We regularly conduct research for the media (TV production companies & newspapers), theatre companies, solicitors, schools and private individuals.

Unfortunately we do not have a digital archive so we cannot confirm specific articles unless a physical search has been performed. We are an independent company so we can only supply the complete and original newspapers as opposed to electronic copies.

Manual research incurs an up front fee which is non refundable. If you are looking for a particular headline, picture, article, or supplement and are sure that you know the specific newspaper title and date, then we can offer you a basic research service which costs £12. The basic research service can be used if you need clarification that what you are looking for is in a particular newspaper and should usually be enough. Research that requires a more detailed search, will incur a £30 per hour research charge.

If you would like to proceed with research or for further information, please contact the research team directly:

Tel: 01988 402 132

Email: research@historic-newspapers.co.uk