Bedfordshire Newspapers


Bedfordshire Newspapers

Most of these newspapers can be found in the British Library, Colindale's collection. See the County Council website for an up-to-date list of Bedford Record Office Holdings of Newspapers.
Newspaper Known repository and years
Northampton Mercury pre 1750 Bedford Record Office 1751-1838
Cambridge Chronicle 1762+ Bedford Record Office 1828-1837
(Cambridge Record Office, Cambridgeshire Collection & Cambridge
University Library have complete runs)
Huntingdon, Bedford & cambridge/Peterborough Gazette
(later Cambridge Independent Press) 1813
Bedford Record Office 1828-37, 1839-46
Bedford and Bedfordshire Mercury 1837-1912 Bedford Record Office 1837-1845, 1857-1896, 1902-1905, 1907-1908
Bedford and Bedfordshire Times 1845+ Bedford Record Office and Bedford Library have complete set
Luton Record 1855-1859  
Luton Times 1855-1893  
Dunstable Chronicle 1856-1860 Bedford Record Office 1856-60
Bedford Independent 1857-59 Bedford Record Office 1858
Leighton Buzzard Observer 1863+ Bedford Record Office 1863-99
Dunstable Advertiser 1884-1905  
Ampthill & District News 1691+  
Biggleswade Chronicle 1891+ Bedford Record Office 1892
Bedford Circular 1903+  
Biggleswade Herald 1903-9  
County Press for Northants, Beds, Bucks and Hunts 1908-1911 Northampton Public Library 1908-1911
North bedfordshire Courier 1909+  

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