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old birkenhead news papers #483151
9th Mar 2011 7:38pm
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i wonder iff anyone knows anyone who has any birkenhead newses from the 50s.i know the archives have them but i would like my own.

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Re: old birkenhead news papers [Re: cathcart] #483245
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There will be very few complete copies anywhere in private hands. Just don,t
keep very well at all-become yellowed and dirty and then fade etc At Central
Lib, Borough Road you can use ' Viewer" machines and then photocopy individual
pages for a small charge. From memory, think they charge 50p a page but may
be wrong. The really best way though is to order copies from the British Library
in North London ( specialist Newspaper Section ) You have to request specific
date you are after and pay fee . Really good service & pages are posted to you
in cardboard tube a few days later.
Address Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HE Phone No 02074127353
Opening hours people to visit and read there 10am to 4.45pm Mon - Sat inc.

Re: old birkenhead news papers [Re: littlestan] #483262
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thanks very much stan.

Re: old birkenhead news papers [Re: cathcart] #483302
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...it's 60p now for each photocopy from a viewing machine at Borough Rd, but if the Wirral Archives have any of the original newspapers they will probably allow you to use your own camera to copy what you want. camera

Re: old birkenhead news papers [Re: cathcart] #483806
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I spoke to someone at the History fair tuther day and they said all the local rags are online but cant seem to find them?????

Re: old birkenhead news papers [Re: ghostly1] #485711
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Hey Ghostly, you can get the Wirral Globe online I read it all the time. Not that I know what is going on after 42 years!! But I can't seem to find any archive stuff


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