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Access millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1710-1955 with the British Newspaper Archive (BNA). The archive is a fantastic resource for everyone interested in family and local history. 

Family and local history

Ancestry
Trace your family history
British Newspaper Archive
1710 - 1955
Capital Collections
Browse our online image library
Edinburgh Collected
Share your Edinburgh memories
Family history guide
Guide on how to research your family tree
John Johnson
An archive of printed ephemera
Our Town Stories
Edinburgh's history in images and maps
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Over 50 000 life stories
Pencils of Light
Early Edinburgh photography
ScotlandsPlaces
Search historical records
Scotsman Digital Archive
1817 - 1950
Scran
Images, audio and video of Edinburgh and beyond
Times Digital Archive
1785 - 2010
Whose Town?
Interactive Edinburgh history resource for schools
WWI Resources
Edinburgh Libraries' online WWI resources