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Birmingham and other newspapers

Birmingham Chronicle (1819 to 1822, 1824 to 1827)

*Birmingham Gazette (1862 to 1956)

Birmingham Journal (1825 to 1869)

Birmingham Mail (1871,1914 to 1918,1939 to 1945)

*Birmingham Post (1857 to 1972)

* indicates incomplete holdings

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

Subscription website

Birmingham Evening Despatch
Birmingham Gazette
Birmingham Journal
Birmingham Mail
Birmingham Post
Sports Argus

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search/british-newspapers

Subscription website

Birmingham Post (1857 to 1900) and other UK regional newspapers (1800 to 1900) See https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/subscriptionsites

Infotrac Newstand

Access to Birmingham Mail and Post, Sports Argus, and Sunday Mercury (1998 to 2005) in addition to national newspapers. Coverage from c1998

See https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/subscriptionsites
London Gazette https://www.thegazette.co.uk/

Newsbank

For coverage of Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post and Coventry Telegraph (1982 to present)

www.infoweb.newsbank.com
Welsh newspapers https://www.llgc.org.uk/en/information-for/family-historians/newspapers/
Times Digital Archive (1785 to 2013) https://www.gale.com/intl/c/the-times-digital-archive