Richard Heaton's Family History Homepage A man after my own heart!
"The newspapers are largely 1790's-1830's, and cover most counties of England with a bias toward Wiltshire (I've been a member of WFHS for several years). You can be a public hanging in Warminster, at a riot in Trowbridge, reading wanted notices for run away husbands, servants, and deserters, or even being at a coffee house with Byron in St. Marks Square."
Be sure to browse the "Local Newspapers Index!"
a UK- and Ireland-wide cooperative scheme for the protection and
conservation of the local newspaper heritage through a comprehensive
Snippets Transcribed from the Liverpool Mercury 1811-1834 Super
For news that's slightly more fresh...
The London Times
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