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Leeds Hippo
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Free access to 3 local newspaper archives until 17 May.

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Free access to 3 local newspaper archives until 17 May. Leeds Mercury, Leeds Intelligencer, Star of Freedom. https://www.newspapers.com/papers/#containing=leeds

Some great stuff in here about the history of Leeds, Lost pubs, Murders you name it ...

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It is only free if you give them all you details, including your credit card details!!
If it is free why do they need all that information, i don't trust them.

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And I have just received this email - I have changed my details for this posting but 2020 Newspapers .com already knew them. :?:

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:arrow: You can also get free access to British Library Newspapers and The Times Digital Archive by been a Library member, and it also gives you free access to Ancestry but only in Libraries.
Is this the end of the story ...or the beginning of a legend?

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buffaloskinner wrote:
Sun 17 May, 2020 5:30 pm
:arrow: You can also get free access to British Library Newspapers and The Times Digital Archive by been a Library member, and it also gives you free access to Ancestry but only in Libraries.
Ancestry is now free for Leeds library members to access from home

https://secretlibraryleeds.net/2020/05/ ... -ancestry/

https://secretlibraryleeds.net/2020/04/ ... y-for-all/

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uncle mick wrote:
Mon 18 May, 2020 12:47 am
Ancestry is now free for Leeds library members to access from home
But From Home only until the Library reopens after lockdown
Is this the end of the story ...or the beginning of a legend?

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