Archives: Local Newspapers available in Powys

The main repository for English provincial, Irish, Scottish and  Welsh newspapers is the British Library Newspaper Library.  For Wales try also the National Library for Wales

 

For Newspapers earlier than 1801: British Library, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG.

Details of newspapers are taken from Newsplan: Report of the Newsplan Project in Wales, 1994.

 

Alphabetical list

Brecon and Radnor Express and Carmarthen Gazette (1889-1933)

  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1889-1897, 1899-1933
  • County Archives Office: 1899, 1904
  • Brecon Library: 1909-1933
  • Brecon and Radnor Express and County Times (1933-) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Brecon Library: 1933-1950, 1969-1970, 1987-date
  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1933-1950, 1989-2010, 1995 - 2004
  • County Archives Office: 1953

Brecon County Times (1866-1933)

[Originally Brecon County Times, Neath Gazette & General Advertiser, then Brecon & Radnor County Times, finally Brecon County Times]

  • Brecon Library: 1866-1896, 1898-1933

Brecon Free Press and General Advertiser

  • Brecon Library: 1883-1885
  • Brecknock Beacon and General Advertiser (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Brecon Library: 1885-1896

Brecon Gazette see Radnor Times - Brecon Gazette


Brecon Journal (1855-1868)

[Originally Brecon Journal & Charles Knight's Town & Country Newspaper, then Brecon Journal & Town & Country Newspaper, finally Brecon Journal & County Advertiser]

  • Brecon Library: 1855-1868


Brecon Reporter and South Wales General Advertiser (1863-1867)

  • Brecon Library: 1863-1867

Central Wales News see Radnorshire Standard

County Times and Express see Montgomeryshire County Times etc.

County Times and Gazette (1969-)

  • County Archives Office: 1969-1987

[This newspaper is the Brecon and Radnor edition of the County Times & Express, (q.v.)]


Llandrindod Wells Gazette see Radnorshire Standard and Llandrindod Wells Gazette

Mid Wales Journal (1975-)

  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1990-date


Montgomeryshire County Times and Shrewsbury and Mid Wales Advtr. (1893-1952)

  • Newtown Library: 1893-1952
  • County Times (1952-1969) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1952-1969
  • County Times and Express (1969-) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1969-, 1981-,

[N.B. The County Times & Gazette (q.v.) is the Brecon & Radnor edition of the County Times & Express]

 
Montgomeryshire Echo, Llanidloes and Mid-Wales Gazette

  • Newtown Library: 1888-1889, 1891-1895
  • Montgomery and Radnor Echo and Mid Wales Gazette  (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1897-1912


Montgomeryshire Herald

  • Newtown Library: 1835

Montgomeryshire Express see Newtown and Welshpool Express etc

Montgomeryshire Mercury (1969)

  • Newtown Library:1969 (Nos. 1-5, October)


Newtown and Welshpool Express (1860 - 1876)

  • Newtown Library: 1869-1876
  • Montgomeryshire Express (1877-1890) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1877-1890 Montgomery Express and Radnor Times (1890-1960) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1891-1892, 1909-1950, [1893-1960]
  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1959
  • County Archives Office: 1950-1960
  • Montgomeryshire Express (1960-1969) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1960-1969


Newtown Crier (1974-1979)

  • Newtown Library: 1974-1979
  • Newtown Crier and Mid Wales Advertiser (1980-1981)  (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Newtown Library: 1980 (some dates only)


Oswestry and Border Counties Advertiser and Montgomeryshire Mercury

  • Newtown Library: 1906-1950


Powys County Times see Brecon and Radnor Express and County Times

Radnor Express (1898-1990)

  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1911-1950
  • County Archives Office: 1906, 1908, 1949-1970


Radnor Times (1960 - 1961)

  • County Archives Office: 1960-1961
  • Brecon Gazette (1961-1963) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • County Archives Office: 1961-1963
  • Times Gazette (1963-1968) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • County Archives Office: 1963-1968

[see also Montgomery and Radnor Times]


Radnorshire Standard and Llandrindod Wells Gazette (1898-1901)

  • County Archives Office: 1906, 1908
  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1898-1901, 1899> Central Wales News, Radnorshire Standard and Llandrindod Wells Gazette (1901-1919) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1901-1919
  • Mid Wales Independent, Central Wales News etc (1919-1921) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Llandrindod Wells Library: 1920-1921


 
Shropshire Journal (Mid Wales Edition)

  • County Archives Office: 1965-1966

Silurian or South Wales General Advertiser (1836-1853)

  • Brecon Library: 1838-1853 (some dates only)
  • Silurian, Cardiff, Merthyr and Brecon Mercury and South Wales General Advertiser (1853-1855) (this newspaper has changed its name)
  • Brecon Library: 1853-1855 (some dates only)


Times - Gazette see Radnor Times and Brecon Gazette

Wellington Journal and Shrewsbury News (Mid Wales Edition)

  • County Archives Office: 1922-1964
  • Newtown Library: 1950-1964

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