Hot off the Press - Digital Newspaper Archives

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:45 to 15:30

Surrey Local History Committee and Surrey Heritage present:

                                 Hot Off The Press:
         Digital Newspaper Archives and Local History

Saturday 7 October 2017  at Surrey History Centre 130, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND

10.45 Registration and coffee

11.15-12.00   Dr Gerry Moss, Surrey Archaeological Society    Local History from Digital Newspapers

12.00-12.30  Seth Caley, Gale Cengage Learning  The 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspaper Collection: A New Digital Resource

12.30-1.00  Julian Pooley, Surrey History Centre

A Copious Collection of Newspapers': John Nichols and his Collection of Newspapers, Pamphlets and News Sheets, 1760-1865.

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-2.45    Dr John Price, Goldsmiths, University of London

Stories of Splendid Heroism: researching gallantry using newspaper archives

2.45-3.15   Juliet Warren, Surrey History Centre

Surrey in the Great War: Creating and using newspaper indexes for Home Front Research

3.15-3.30   Discussion, Tea and Close

Tickets £10.00.


Please book online at, in person at Surrey History Centre, or any Surrey Library or phone 01483 518737.
It is advisable to book early as places are limited.

Morning and afternoon refreshments are included. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. It is recommended to bring a packed lunch as there are no cafes near the Surrey History Centre


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Surrey Local History Committee
Postal Address: 
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND