Cumbria Libraries Newspaper Collections

Adairs Maryport Advertiser 1853 to 1905 held at Maryport Library

Cumberland Pacquet 1774 to 1915 held at Workington Library

Evening Star 1929 to 1967 held at Workington Library

Keswick Reminder 1915 to Present held at Keswick Library

West Cumberland Times 1874 to 1966 held at Workington Library

West Cumberland Times and Star 1967 to Present held at Workington Library

Barrow Guardian 1910 to 1947 held at Barrow Archives

Barrow Herald 1864 to 1914 held at Barrow Archives

Barrow News 1883 to 1986 held at Barrow Archives

Lancaster Gazette 1801 to 1850 held at Barrow Archives

North Western Daily Mail 1898 to 1940 held at Barrow Archives

North West Evening Mail 1941 to Present held at Barrow Archives

Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser 1848 to 1914 held at Barrow Archives

Ulverston Mirror and Furness Reflector 1860 to 1885 held at Barrow Archives

Carlisle Express and Examiner 1857 to 1913 held at Carlisle Library

Carlisle Journal 1801 to 1968 held at Carlisle Library

Carlisle Journal 1802,1810,1818 to 1805,1811,1820 held at Carlisle Archives

Carlisle Patriot 1815 to 1910 held at Carlisle Library and Carlisle Archives

Cumberland News 1910 to Present held at Carlisle Library

Cumberland Pacquet 1774 to 1915 held at Carlisle Library

East Cumberland News 1883 to 1907 held at Carlisle Library

English Lakes Visitor 1877 to 1910 held at Carlisle Library

Evening News 1910 to Present held at Carlisle Library

Newcastle Courant 1711 to 1800 held at Carlisle Library

Northern Counties Gazette 2 Dec 1876 to 4 Sep 1886 held at Carlisle Archives

Penrith Observer Jan 1861 to Dec 1906 held at Carlisle Archives

Whitehaven Guardian 4 Feb 1875 to 28 Mar 1878 held at Carlisle Archives

Whitehaven Gazette Apr 1819 to Dec 1820 held at Carlisle Archives

Wigton Advertiser Jan 1905 to 1940 held at Carlisle Library

Cumberland Pacquet 1774 to 1915 held at Whitehaven Archives

Millom Gazette 1892 to 1833 held at Whitehaven Archives

Newcastle Courant 1711 to 1800 held at Whitehaven Archives

Alston Herald and East Cumberland Advertiser 1874 to 1881 held at Alston Library

Cumberland and Westmorland Herald 1860,1861,1869,1873 to Present held at Penrith Library

Cumberland Pacquet 1774 to 1915 held at Penrith Library

Penrith Observer 1860 to 1968 held at Penrith Library

Ambleside Herald 1880 to 1887 held at Kendal Library

Cumberland Pacquet 1774 to 1915 held at Kendal Library

Grange Visitor 1875 to 1891 held at Kendal Library

Kendal and County News 1888 to 1899 held at Kendal Library

Kendal Herald 1864 to 1866 held at Kendal Library

Kendal Mercury 1834 to 1917 held at Kendal Library

Kendal Weekly Courant 1731 to 1732 held at Kendal Library

Lakes Herald 1880 to 1916 held at Kendal Library

Lancaster Gazette 1801 to 1850 held at Kendal Library

Newcastle Courant 1711 to 1800 held at Kendal Library

Westmorland Advertiser and Kendal Chronicle 1811 to 1834 held at Kendal Library

Westmorland Gazette 1818 to Present held at Kendal Library

Cumbria Libraries have subscribed to Gale newspaper archives to offer Library members free searching of over 300 years of newspapers and news pamphlets.

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection

The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.


19th Century British Newspapers

19th Century British Newspapers contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers, representing different political and cultural segments of 19th Century British society.