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Subject: Re: [DEV] newspapers
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 05:57:11 EST
To my knowledge there are no Devon newspapers available online. However, the
British Library is in the process of digitising a large collection of
The scheduled launch is in the autumn of 2007. Newspapers of West Country
interest which are believed to be included in the project include:
Bristol Mercury Regional Daily 1819-1900
Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Regional Weekly 1807-1900
Western Mail Regional Daily 1869-1900
The North Devon Record Office have a card index of surnames in the North
Devon Journal from 1850 to about 1890 and will provide print-outs for a fee.
There are a number of other newspapers and newspaper indexes online.
Although not focused on Devon you might possibly find some Devon names included:
Goons member no. 4554
CRUWYS one-name study
In a message dated 20/02/2007 23:21:02 GMT Standard Time,
I am new to the list and am interested in the Devon newspapers could you
repost the sites for on line searches please.
searching for MARKROW, MARKCROW, MAKROW, ETC.