Thursday, 14 February 2013

Welsh newspapers project

I'm not sure if I have blogged about this before (I thought I had but I can't find it!), but the National Library of Wales has been quietly working away to digitise some 2 million pages of Welsh newspapers. The project has been on the go since 2009, with plans to launch the service sometime in the early part of this year. There is a detailed description of the work at

The journals and newspapers included are listed at and

(With thanks to Family Search's Wales Genealogy Research page at


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