The Times Archive

Enter any date to search the availability of The Times archive. Founded in 1785, The Times is one of the longest-running papers, widely acknowledge for shaping views of events of London, as well as other major events in the UK.

Once you’ve chosen your date, the titles available will be displayed; there will then be an option to select a gift presentation pack to make your newspaper a stand-out gift. Finally, add the recipient’s name to the certificate of authenticity alongside your chosen date, and message, for the perfect gift that can be treasured forever.

London Newspaper Archives
FROM £34.99
London Newspaper Archives

The Times Archives

Historic Newspapers have the largest collection of The Times newspaper archives in the world. This was largely due to its popularity as a trusted source by both government and education institutions that held past copies for their own records.

Recipients of vintage Times newspapers will enjoy reading the headlines and front pages from major events the day they were born but also gaining an unrivalled insight into the way things were when they were too young to remember first hand. This is achieved not only through the topical coverage but also the writing style that is synonymous with an original Times newspaper which can still be seen today.

Note: On 3rd May 1966 The Times printed news stories on the front page for the first time; the front page had previously been dedicated to advertisements and paid announcements (births, marriages & deaths) which helped significantly towards the costs of producing the newspaper. Therefore, if you order a paper that predates this date, there will be no news on the actual front page itself.

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