5,029 votesOpen - Digitisation underway · AdminThe British Newspaper Archive (Head of Data Development, The British Newspaper Archive) responded
We are sourcing what we can from the Library’s holdings and have added 1940-1941, 1943-1950 in the last 24 hours.
Thank you all for your continued interest in this title, and Happy Reading!
Team BNASean commented
What a wonderfully informative site I have stumbled upon. I was surfing
and feeling a little bored when I decided to do a search
of "Harriseahead" (my place of birth) I was surprised that I got any
hits at all, but to my surprise I got several, I checked out some of
the links and the stories got me thinking. So I tried MOW COP.. and
next thing I know, I am in your site. I started looking about 11pm, it
is now 4am and I am just about worn out now. I never knew so much about
the place I was born and raised, I lived in Sands Road, Harriseahead
from 1970 until 1992 and after a few more moves I now live in sunny
I am actually quite shocked, I thought that Mow Cop was a little known
place and that nothing ever happened there. How wrong I have been. I
never knew about the wartime stories, or that there were so many mines
around ( I knew of some, but not as many as there actually were)
The stories and pictures and truly enlightening.
Just a few things I would like to add. In the
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