Newspapers and cuttings

Only the best known titles of a newspaper are shown, where there have been a number of changes.

Photocopying from bound volumes cannot be undertaken, however pages may be photocopied from newspapers held on microfilm. Some volumes of newspapers may not be available for use if they are extensively damaged.

For a period in the 1960s and 1970s some local newspapers were indexed. Since 1978 many newspapers have been scanned and press cut. Details of cuttings files are given below.

NEW VESTRYMAN AND METROPOLITAN PAROCHIAL GAZETTE
17 October 1833 - 31 May 1834.

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS
14th May 1842 - 31st December 1956 (gaps).

METROPOLITAN
28 June 1856 - 17 January 1857, 2 January - 26 June 1875.

 

ST PANCRAS GAZETTE
April 1866 - September 1939
Also called United Albion Gazette; Camden and Kentish Towns Gazette. Incorporated with Islington and Holloway Press 1939.

NORTH LONDONER
1870 - May 1875
Also known as St Pancras and Holborn Guardian. Continued from 1875 as two newspapers, St Pancras Guardian, and Holborn Guardian.

HAMPSTEAD AND HIGHGATE EXPRESS
1872-1874 (gaps), 1875 to date.
E.F. Oppe's index 1890-1951 (very selective).

KILBURN TIMES
1872-1874, 1876-1878, 1880-1887, 1893, 1923-1925, 1927, 1928, 1945-1950, 1952, 1956-1967, 1969-2003.

ST PANCRAS GUARDIAN
June 1875-1898.
Formerly part of North Londoner.

HAMPSTEAD NEWS
November 1882 - May 1971.
Formerly South Hampstead Advertiser; Hampstead, St John's Wood and Kilburn Advertiser etc. Incorporated Golders Green Gazette in 1949.

HAMPSTEAD RECORD
September 1889-1938, 1950-1966.
Also called Hampstead and Highgate Record.

HOLBORN AND CITY GUARDIAN
1893, 1894, 1899-1928, 1931-March 1989.
Formerly part of North Londoner. Also called Holborn and Finsbury Guardian; Camden and Holborn and Finsbury Guardian.

CAMDEN CHRONICLE
1928-1930 (gaps), 1932-1937 (gaps), 1939-1950 (gaps), 1951 to date.
Also called St Pancras Chronicle; Camden and St Pancras Chronicle.

PEOPLE'S ADVERTISER
1936, 1953-1966.

ISLINGTON AND HOLLOWAY PRESS
1941-1942 (gaps).

NORTH LONDON PRESS
1943-1951 (gaps), 1952-January 1971.
Camden Edition. Continued as Camden Journal.

CAMDEN JOURNAL
February 1971-1980.
Formerly part of North London Press.

SAVE THE JOURNAL
January - April 1981.
Produced by striking journalists from Camden Journal.

HAMPSTEAD GUARDIAN
May - December 1981.

CAMDEN NEW JOURNAL
1982 to date.

HAMPSTEAD ADVERTISER
November 1982-1985, 1986-1987 (gaps), 1988-May 1993.
Also called Hampstead and District Local Advertiser.

COVENT GUARDIAN
December 1982-1985 (gaps).

HAMPSTEAD POST
September 1988-August 1989 (gaps).

CAMDEN TIMES
2004 to date.

Newspaper cuttings

About eighteen volumes of news cuttings pre-1957 relating to Hampstead. Some volumes of cuttings on specific subjects such as murders, library events and particular organisations. The Hampstead, Holborn and St Pancras collections all contain news cuttings particularly for 1950s-1970s. Files of news cuttings from Camden Public Relations April 1990 - September 1994.

Since 1978 many items have been scanned and press cut including national and local newspapers and a number of periodicals, particularly on building and architecture. Cuttings are classified by the Camden Classification Scheme and microfilmed onto fiche.

The Heal Collection contains cuttings on St Pancras from 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The Bellmoor Collection has 19th- and early-20th century cuttings for Hampstead.

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