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Old newspapers are one of the most important and enjoyable resources for everyone studying local or family history. Almost three hundred years of everyday life is preserved within the fascinating pages of our historic newspapers.

Search here to find out what newspapers have been published in the East Midlands and East Anglia and in which libraries they have been preserved for you to read.

Newspapers held in the Public and University Libraries, Museums and Record Offices of Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Suffolk are included here together with the British Library Newspaper Library in London.

Please note: NEWSPLAN databases list permanent files of historic newspapers held in libraries. This is not a complete listing of newspaper titles currently in print. In addition, some titles are only available at the British Library. For information about currently published newspapers, try Willings Press Guide in the reference section of your local library. .

This website has been created as part of the NEWSPLAN project.


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