Yarmouth Independent added to British Newspaper Archive

Another useful addition to the British Newspaper Archive for East Anglian researchers: The Yarmouth Independent.

Full details can be found here. It’s a few days now since the collection went live, and new pages have already been added. In summary, there are currently 2109 issues on the site, amounting to more than 22,000 pages. These date  from between 1862 and 1937 (with several gaps).

Newsplan says that the paper began as the Yarmouth Free Press in 1855 and eventually became incorporated with the Yarmouth Mercury. Originals and microfilm can be found at Great Yarmouth Library locally (contact the library for specific dates and coverage). 

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