Saturday 18 December 2021

The Witness joins BritishNewspaperArchive

The Witness newspaper has joined the (BNA). It is also automatically included in FindMyPast's Irish newspaper collection.

Published in Belfast by Alex McMonagle for the Belfast Steam Printing Company in Royal Avenue, this fortnightly paper is a great source for Presbyterian news over the period 1874-1941. When fully digitised, the BNA holding will contain all editions.

The paper includes presbytery reports; news of congregations in Ireland and of missionary connections; birth, marriage and death notices; and observations and comments on national political and social events.

To explore a free sample edition, click the image, right.

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