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Newspapers at Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museum Service

What newspapers we hold

Visit us to see these local newspapers on microfilm:

  • Buckinghamshire Advertiser 1874-90
  • Middlesex and Bucks Advertiser 1891-1918
  • Middlesex and County Gazette 1919-date (with separate editions for Uxbridge, Hayes etc)

These newspapers are either on microfilm or hard copy.

  • Hayes News 1969-71, 1975, 1978-82
  • Weekly Post including several Hayes and Hillingdon editions, 1950-78
  • Hillingdon Mirror 1964-83
  • Leader 1983-91

The last steam train through Hayes and Harlington station, undated There are short runs of several other papers in hard copy. Contact us for more information.

Hard copy newspapers can be retrieved from our store with 3 days' notice.

Finding what you want

Use our card index when you visit.

It is not a complete index, but includes many local articles.

It also lists articles, 1943 to 1980s, pasted in our cuttings books. These can be viewed at Local Studies.

For recent Gazette articles use our Library Catalogue

Canvassing at Ruislip local elections, 1951 Other newspaper collections

British Newspaper Archive (opens in a new window)*

European Newsstream (opens in a new window)
Search for recent articles in many national and regional newspapers

*If you have a London Borough of Hillingdon library card, you can use these for free at Hillingdon libraries.


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