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British Newspaper Archive


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 20 Dec 2011 10:35 : british newspaper archive : 14 comments : 6860 views

We are very pleased and proud to announce that you can now access the British Newspaper Archive on Genes Reunited. This is unlike any other data set available online, and will give you an insight into what was going on in the world whilst your ancestors were alive. View articles written at the time of key events in history, such as the breaking news of the sinking of the Titanic, or the reports following the grisly murders of Jack the Ripper.