More historic Welsh newspapers now online

More excellent news for those of us researching our Welsh ancestors. An additional 27 Welsh newspapers have been made available online thanks to the National Library of Wales (NLW):

“There is great excitement as we release 27 publications titles (200,000 pages) from the Library’s rich collection of Welsh Newspapers Online.

“Take a trip back in time from the comfort of your home or office and discover millions of freely available articles published before 1919.

“The resource now allows you to search and read over 630,000 pages from almost 100 newspaper publications from the National Library’s collection, and this will grow to over one million pages as more publications are added during 2014.

“Among the latest titles are Y Negesydd, Caernarvon and Denbigh Herald, Glamorgan Gazette, Carmarthen Journal, Welshman, and Rhondda Leader, not forgetting Y Drych, the weekly newspaper for the Welsh diaspora in America.

“The resource also includes some publications that were digitised for The Welsh Experience of World War One project.

“Browse the resource and discover unique information on a variety of subjects, including family history, local history and much more that was once difficult to find unless the researcher was able to browse through years of heavy volumes.”

You can find a list of all the newspapers, indicating those newly online, at the NLW website.

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