Monday 27 July 2015

British Newspaper Archive increases subscription price

The British Newspaper Archive has advised that its monthly subscription cost will be increasing from £9.95 to £12.95 with effect from Wednesday 5 August.

The official announcement says: 'In the years since the British Newspaper Archive started, we've digitised over 11 million pages of newspapers from all over the UK and Ireland, dating back to the 1700s. Over the next year we'll be adding another 2 million.' It adds that the cost rise will ensure the company maintains this growth for years to come.

An annual subscription to the entire BNA database remains at £79.95.

At the last count, there are 74 Irish titles in the BNA database. Access to these newspapers is also available via a FindMyPast Ireland subscription (currently €9.95 monthly or €99.50 annually).

If you want the British newspapers as well as the Irish titles and the entire global FindMyPast family history collection, you'll need a FindMyPast World subscription, as follows: World subscription currently €14.95 per month* World subscription currently £12.95 per month* World subscription currently US$19.95 per month* World subscription currently Aus$19.95 per month*

*Annual World subscriptions are also available.