Monday, 29 April 2019

50th historical Northern Ireland newspaper joins BNA

The Protestant Watchman and Lurgan Gazette has joined the online British Newspaper Archive (BNA) and its sister database, FindMyPast.

It becomes the 50th title from Northern Ireland to join the Irish collection.

This weekly paper, published on a Saturday, brought news and historical notes of a conservative persuasion to Lurgan and the neighbouring district

The initial upload sees editions dating from May 1861 to December 1867 available to search and view.