A wide range of newspapers from 19th Century Britain are available on 19th Century Newspapers .
The site includes:
- Regional newspapers, such as the Leeds Mercury (which covered what is now Calderdale).
- Bradford Observer, Huddersfield Chronicle and Northern Star.
Use the site to see if any of your ancestors are included. Especially if they had a political background or were found to be on the wrong side of the law!
- It can be accessed from home.
- Enter your Calderdale library card number (without the R) in the box which appears.
- Then select ‘Proceed’.
If you are not a member of Calderdale Libraries yet, see Join the library.
To access 19th Century British Newspapers, see Digital library.