Friday, 21 March 2014

Kent Messenger 1852-1912 free access - and WW1 coverage

From UK Press Online (

The role of Kent in the Great War:

World War One as described in the pages of The Kent Messenger's newspapers from Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Gravesend, Herne Bay and across the surrounding region in the South Eastern Gazette.

You can view the years 1914 to 1918 for our special introductory offer price of just £7.99 for a full month's access.

The archive provides a fascinating insight into Kent's leading role in the Great War and will prove an invaluable tool for anyone interested in the period.

In addition, you can still view the archive from 1852 to 1912 for free thanks to a grant from the Your Heritage Lottery Fund and a dedicated group of volunteers who have worked on this project.

The site's online store is accessible at

NB: Free access to the Kent Messenger from 1852-1912 is accessible via


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