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Newspaper research can supplement or lead to records normally used by researchers to establish birth, marriage, death and addresses.  

Online[edit | edit source]

Here is a sampling of pre-1800 newspapers available online.

To learn how to access these newspapers, see: Richard Heaton's Index to Digitalised British and Irish Newspapers Online Beta (updated 12th September 2015).

Liverpool[edit | edit source]

  • 1777-1779 - General Advertiser Liverpool
  • 1778-1780 - Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser and Mercantile Chronicle
  • 1785 - Liverpool General Advertiser
  • 1795-1871 - Gore's Liverpool General Advertiser[1]

Manchester[edit | edit source]

  • 1752-1830 - Manchester Mercury
  • 1779 - Manchester Mercury and Harrop's General Advertiser
  • 1789 - Wheeler's Manchester Chronicle
  • 1793 - Manchester Herald
  • 1796 - Manchester Gazette and Weekly Advertiser
  • 1800 - Wheeler's Manchester Chronicle[1]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Local Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Preston

  •  Preston Chronicle

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 'Richard Heaton's Index to Digitalised British and Irish Newspapers Online Beta (updated 12th September 2015),' http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dutillieul/BritishandIrishNews.html.