Questions tagged [newspaper]

Periodical publication reporting current events in a local area and the wider world and sometimes offering comment and opinion on that news.

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Determining who died on particular voyage of ship?

One voyage of the ship William Stetson began the 26th of April, 1855 in Liverpool, England and ended the 27th of May, 1855 in New York. One account of the voyage says: The New York Herald of May 30,...
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How do I search for a newspaper (instead of a person) on Genealogy Bank?

In trying to answer Determining who died on particular voyage of ship?, I tried searching GenealogyBank.com since I have a paid subscription and wanted to help @JustinY. His question was 'how' so I ...
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Meaning of "Tuesday last" and "Monday week"?

I'm reading a newspaper article from Friday, 10 Feb 1843, from the Coventry Herald: In the births, marriages, and deaths column, dates are commonly represented as "On the 2nd inst." or "On the 29th ...