19th Century British Library Newspapers Online

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.