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The British Newspaper Archive

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old news paper help please

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cane

cane Report 25 Jan 2013 20:32

Hi....i dont know where to satart with this one or if i am asking for the right question....Does an-one have access to old news-papers..i am looking for a possible obituary,for mary vickers,she died in Durham west,september Q 1945 aged 79yrs

Dea

Dea Report 25 Jan 2013 20:36

You could try the main library local to where she would have died ?? - they will keep local newspapers.

Dea x

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 25 Jan 2013 20:41

There's nothing coming up in the on-line archives so it looks like it's a trip to the library for you .........

cane

cane Report 25 Jan 2013 20:57

Would this lookup need to be made in the local library..which is obviously Durham..i live in salford,....Thank's Dea x & Marieceleste x

Dea

Dea Report 25 Jan 2013 21:13

e-mail them Cane !!

Dea xxx

Dea

Dea Report 25 Jan 2013 21:15

I live in Leicestershire now but Salford Library looked something up for me and sent me a copy for a few pence.

Dea Xxx

cane

cane Report 25 Jan 2013 21:16

oh thats good to know.....thanks Dea xx