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Some new issues of local journals added to Newspaper archive

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
thanks for the heads up mike..this is good news and i have a few credits left so will be doing some digging over the weekend

lyn
 

carolina

master brummie
Mike thanks, just had a quick look and there are quite a few on one of my ancestors Abel Taylor, its going to cost me to have a look at them all.
 

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
HI Carolina
speaking of cost to look ;may i suggest to people with a book i think i have prviusly mentioned and hat is of carl chinns book
called brum and the brummies bookand the reason i have mentionioned it is because there was alot of peple and members always asking about dear old emily
street and dymoke stret of its early years befor they built theflats in theperiod of 1930 with the orininal street and other peoles memories of the street and the area
the picture is an orinional one pre 1930 and i am sure some peoplewould like to se it
but unless some one down loadsit on to our forum they would have to buy carl chinns book to see and read and recall may be there old shop keepers stories and tales of the area ; thats why i used the expression of havinto pay for it ; go out and buy the book its a real gem of a book ;
best wishes alan ; astonian;
 

Jayell

master brummie
Thanks for the information Mike. I have now found even more information on my 2 x gt.grandmother's brother, James Mackain, who was a Gun Finisher, but was also a Vocalist and seems to have been very busy in the late 1840's/1850's performing at concerts in the area - particularly at Holders Concert Hall in Coleshill Street, and the Theatre Royal, amongst others.

Judy
 
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mikejee

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Staff member
The archive have this month added Birmingham Journal 1840


Complete list added this month is:

Aberdeen Journal – 1889
Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette – 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924
Birmingham Journal – 1840
Burnley Express – 1923, 1938, 1950, 1951, 1953
Burnley News, The – 1913, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1921, 1922, 1929
Cambridge Chronicle and Journal – 1875
Cambridge Independent Press – 1889
Cheltenham Chronicle – 1872, 1875, 1876, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1884, 1888, 1930
Chester Chronicle – 1775, 1805, 1832
Cobbett’s Weekly Political Register – 1819
Coventry Herald – 1829, 1873, 1879
Coventry Standard – 1874, 1877, 1889
Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald – 1942, 1943, 1945
Dover Express – 1889
Dundee Courier – 1952
Durham County Advertiser, The – 1816, 1819, 1822, 1823, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828
Grantham Journal – 1939, 1954
Hastings and St Leonards Observer – 1913, 1922, 1940
Kent & Sussex Courier – 1893
Lancaster Gazette – 1859
Leamington Spa Courier – 1833, 1835, 1836, 1837
Leeds Intelligencer – 1833, 1835, 1856
Leicester Chronicle – 1911
Luton News and Bedfordshire Chronicle, The – 1953
Middlesex Chronicle – 1879
Newcastle Journal – 1889
North & South Shields Gazette and Northumberland and Durham Advertiser – 1852, 1860
Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser – 1860
Sports Argus, The – 1915
Stamford Mercury – 1736, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1913
Sussex Agricultural Express, The – 1900, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1919, 1952
Swindon Advertiser and North Wilts Chronicle – 1859, 1860, 1862, 1863
West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser – 1874
Western Gazette – 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1915
Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald – 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922
Wiltshire Independent – 1856, 1858
Worcester Journal – 1858
Yorkshire Evening Post – 1927, 1931, 1934, 1948
Yorkshire Gazette – 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, The – 1882, 1904, 1912, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1935, 1942
 

carolina

master brummie
I have found some more info today in the archives on my grandfather Isaac Timmins who was awarded a Certificate from the Royal Humane Society for saving a man from drowning in the canal at Tifford in 1892.
 

Jayell

master brummie
Fascinating reading Carol. I loved these old newspapers. How wonderful to find some article on your grandfather.
 

carolina

master brummie
Alan, Isaac was a boatman, I remember my mom telling me he used to bring his horse sometimes 'up the entry' to see them .
 

mikejee

Super Moderator
Staff member
The British Newspaper Archive has just added the Birmingham Post for 1939. Presumably this is the beginning of addition of more recent issues, which previously stopped at 1919.
 

mikejee

Super Moderator
Staff member
I should perhaps emphasise that those listed in the above post are new additions. The total number of issues of the Birmingham Journal in the archive for various years are:
1830-29 233
1830-39 509
1840-49 518
1850-59 647
1860-69 628
 
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