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1947 Newspaper for 70th Gift

1947 Newspapers have been the most requested this week at Papers Past. The 1947 Newspaper Archive has been relocated to the front of the building for easy access as Ian, our archivist, goes there every day to retrieve these seventy year old gems. Papers Past has a variety of genuine 1947 papers including The Times and The Financial Times, they are proving amazing "Milestone Gifts" for both men and women. To obtain a special date edition from 1947 or from other years simply call Ian on 07733888902 or email him at paperspast@hotmail.com.

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M.P. presents P.M. with Birthday Newspaper

Truro & Falmouth M.P. Sarah Newton has presented Prime Minister Theresa May with her date of birth Times Newspaper. Owner of the Papers Past Newspaper Archive, Ian Willsher, met with Sarah Newton on 22nd July this year (his 60th Birthday) and gave her an original edition of The Times for 1st October 1956 which happens to be the Prime Minister's date of birth.

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Newspapers Birthday Memorials

Whether its to check a Birthday Memorial or Family Announcement in a Times Newspaper do contact Papers Past as they are always interested in your story and they don't charge for

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Birthday Newspapers 6th July 1945

We just love newspapers here at Papers Past and every day we love to talk to lots of people about lots of dates of newspapers but there is one date which just keeps coming up in conversations.

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Old Newspapers for Sale & To Buy From The UK

You've searched high - you've no doubt searched low but finally you looked to Google and typed in the magic phrase old newspapers for sale. Finally at last you've found us Papers Past: one of the biggest newspaper archives in the United Kingdom.

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Bygone News

Bygone news just about sums up what I do and how I do it. The bygones in question are old newspapers but not just any old random editions so let me tell you more.

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1905-1910 Original Volumes for sale

I have found a number of pristine volumes of The Times Newspaper from the years 1905 to 1910, mostly they contain one month of newspapers so about twenty six genuine editions. They are currently surplus to requirements so do telephone me on 01872 261220 if you are keen to purchase your own piece of British Edwardian Heritage.