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British Newspaper Archive

Offering online access to millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1710-1955, the British Newspaper Archive (BNA) is a fantastic resource for everyone interested in history, and for family and local historians in particular. 

Access is available from the Reference Library and the Edinburgh & Scottish Collection within the Central Library only.

IMPORTANT: To access the newspaper images you must register otherwise you will be re-directed to the payment page when trying to view an image. At the top of the main page there is a 'Register' link which will take you to the Registration page. Once your account has been created you will then have access to the entire archive.