Newspapers

These newspapers are available on Microfilm and can be viewed by booking a film reader at the relevant location. If you require prints of newspaper archives this can only be done at the Bury Archives & family history section and Radcliffe Library.

The Bury Times for 1855, 1857-1867, 1869, 1877, 1885, 1907-1909 is now indexed on the British Library's British Newspaper Archive. You can search the index for references and then either call into the Archives and family history section or contact us to do further research.

Search the British Newspaper Archive

Newspapers
NewspaperDatesLocation
Bury Guardian1857 - 1935 (1862 Missing)Bury Archives & Family History
Bury Times1855 - 2015Bury Archives & Family History
Manchester Mercury1752 - 1830Bury Archives & Family History
Prestwich & Whitefield Guide1921-1926, 1946 - 2015 (1950, 52, 64, 72, 79 Missing) Bury Archives & Family History
Radcliffe Express1887 - 1902Radcliffe Library
Radcliffe Times1913 - 2015Radcliffe Library
Radcliffe Guardian1911 - 1933 (1914 and 1915 missing)Radcliffe Library
Ramsbottom Observer1891 - 1899, 1901 - 1950Bury Archives & Family History
Rossendale Free Press2004 - 2008Ramsbottom Library