Sheffield Newspapers Collection

Ref: Special Collection

Title: Sheffield Newspapers Collection

Scope:
A collection of late 18th and early 19th century local newspapers
Dates: 1790-1851
Extent: 6 titles
Name of creator: University of Sheffield Library

Administrative / biographical history:

The titles below are available in the Special Collections Department of the University of Sheffield´s Western Bank Library. Please note that holdings are incomplete, and that volumes and titles not included in this list may be held elsewhere in the local area.

  • Iris (Sheffield)
    1794 - 1806; 1812 - 1824; 1831 - 1832
  • Sheffield Courant
    1827 - 1832
  • Sheffield & Rotherham Independent
    1842 - 1863
    2 copies of: 1845, 1846, 1847, 1851
  • Sheffield Mercury and Hallamshire Advertiser
    1812 - 1823 (6th December); 1826 - 1828; 1832 (7th April)- 1848
    Missing: 1824, 1825, 1834 (11th - 23rd May)
  • Sheffield Register
    1790 - 1794 (June 27)
    Microfilm set: 9 Jun 1787 - 27 Jun 1794 ( M/film 531)
  • Sheffield Times
    1849 - 1850
  • System of arrangement: Chronological within each title
  • Subjects: Newspapers
  • Conditions of access: Available to all researchers, by appointment
  • Restrictions: None
  • Copyright: Not applicable
  • Finding aids: Listed above, and in the University Library catalogue.