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Local Newspapers available in Powys

Key:  Items in italics are available only on microfilm. > denotes that a newspaper has changed its name.
BR = Brecon Library; LLW = Llandrindod Wells Library; NEW = Newtown  Library; CAO = County Archives Office
Details of newspapers are taken from Newsplan: Report of the Newsplan Project in Wales, 1994.

The main repository for English provincial, Irish, Scottish and  Welsh newspapers is the British Library Newspaper Library, Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5HE (020 7412 7353).  For Wales try also the NLW.  For Newspapers earlier than 1801: British Library, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG.

Alphabetical list

BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS AND CARMARTHEN GAZETTE (1889-1933)

  • LLW: 1889-1897, 1899-1933
  • CAO: 1899, 1904
  • BR: 1909-1933
  • > BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS AND COUNTY TIMES (1933-)
  • BR: 1933-1950, 1969-1970, 1987-date
  • LLW: 1933-1950, 1989-2010, 1995 - 2004
  • CAO: 1953

BRECON COUNTY TIMES (1866-1933)

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

  • BR: 1866-1896, 1898-1933

BRECON FREE PRESS AND GENERAL ADVERTISER

  • BR: 1883-1885
  • > BRECKNOCK BEACON AND GENERAL ADVERTISER
  • BR: 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]

  • BR: 1855-1868


BRECON REPORTER AND SOUTH WALES GENERAL ADVERTISER (1863-1867)

  • BR: 1863-1867

CENTRAL WALES NEWS see RADNORSHIRE STANDARD

COUNTY TIMES AND EXPRESS see MONTGOMERYSHIRE COUNTY TIMES etc.

COUNTY TIMES AND GAZETTE (1969-)

  • CAO: 1969-1987

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


LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE see RADNORSHIRE STANDARD & LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE

MID WALES JOURNAL (1975-)

  • LLW: 1990-date


MONTGOMERYSHIRE COUNTY TIMES & SHREWSBURY & MID WALES ADVTR. (1893-1952)

  • NEW: 1893-1952
  • >COUNTY TIMES (1952-1969)
  • NEW: 1952-1969
  • > COUNTY TIMES AND EXPRESS (1969-)
  • NEW: 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

  • NEW: 1888-1889, 1891-1895
  • >MONTGOMERY AND RADNOR ECHO AND MID WALES GAZETTE
  • NEW: 1897-1912


MONTGOMERYSHIRE HERALD

  • NEW: 1835

MONTGOMERYSHIRE EXPRESS see NEWTOWN & WELSHPOOL EXPRESS etc

MONTGOMERYSHIRE MERCURY (1969)

  • NEW:1969 (Nos. 1-5, October)


NEWTOWN AND WELSHPOOL EXPRESS (1860-1876)
NEW: 1869-1876

  • > MONTGOMERYSHIRE EXPRESS (1877-1890)
  • NEW: 1877-1890> MONTGOMERY EXPRESS AND RADNOR TIMES (1890-1960)
  • NEW: 1891-1892, 1909-1950, [1893-1960]
  • LLW: 1959
  • CAO: 1950-1960
  • > MONTGOMERYSHIRE EXPRESS (1960-1969)
  • NEW: 1960-1969


NEWTOWN CRIER (1974-1979)

  • NEW: 1974-1979
  • > NEWTOWN CRIER AND MID WALES ADVERTISER (1980-1981)
  • NEW: 1980 (some dates only)


OSWESTRY AND BORDER COUNTIES ADVERTISER AND MONTGOMERYSHIRE MERCURY

  • NEW: 1906-1950


POWYS COUNTY TIMES see BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS & COUNTY TIMES

RADNOR EXPRESS (1898-1990)

  • LLW: 1911-1950
  • CAO: 1906, 1908, 1949-1970


RADNOR TIMES (1960 - 1961)

  • CAO: 1960-1961
  • > BRECON GAZETTE (1961-1963)
  • CAO: 1961-1963
  • > TIMES GAZETTE (1963-1968)
  • CAO: 1963-1968

[see also MONTGOMERY EXPRESS & RADNOR TIMES]


RADNORSHIRE STANDARD AND LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE (1898-1901)

  • CAO: 1906, 1908
  • LLW: 1898-1901, 1899> CENTRAL WALES NEWS, RADNORSHIRE STANDARD & LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE (1901-1919)
  • LLW: 1901-1919
  • >MID WALES INDEPENDENT, CENTRAL WALES NEWS etc (1919-1921)
  • LLW: 1920-1921


 
SHROPSHIRE JOURNAL (MID WALES EDITION)

  • CAO: 1965-1966

SILURIAN, OR SOUTH WALES GENERAL ADVERTISER (1836-1853)

  • BR: 1838-1853 (some dates only)
  • > SILURIAN, CARDIFF, MERTHYR, & BRECON MERCURY, & SOUTH WALES GENERAL ADVERTISER (1853-1855)
  • BR: 1853-1855 (some dates only)


TIMES - GAZETTE see RADNOR TIMES AND BRECON GAZETTE

WELLINGTON JOURNAL AND SHREWSBURY NEWS (MID WALES EDITION)

  • CAO: 1922-1964
  • NEW: 1950-1964

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