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Image: Masthead of the Bath Chronicle, 15 March 1787 Image: Masthead of the Bath Chronicle, 15 March 1787 Show image info

Masthead of the Bath Chronicle, 17 March 1787

Requesting copies from Newspapers

You can order copies of articles from any newspaper title we hold.

Articles from the Georgian Newspaper Project

Please include in your email or letter:

  • A copy of the text from the results page if possible (including the columns either side of the result itself).
  • If you can't include the copy, please include at least the date and page reference (e.g. 3c) of the article, as well as the subject, to enable us to locate the article in the original paper.

Copies from other newspapers

Please include in your email or letter:

  • The subject of the article - with as much detail as possible. Please note if a photograph is included.
  • The title of the newspaper with issue date (and page number if possible)
  • NB it may take up to two weeks to provide copies from other newspapers as most titles are not held at the Record Office itself.

Send your request by email to: [email protected]

Or by post (with your contact details) to:

Bath Record Office: Archives and Local Studies
Guildhall
High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW

Copies will be provided as digital images sent as an email attachment. Please note that it may take more than one image to copy long articles. The total will be confirmed with the customer to finalise the costs along with payment instructions. Payment can be made by cheque or online with a credit/debit card.

Costs of copies

  • £7.50 for up to 3 images
  • £2.00 per image thereafter
  • Multiple digital images can be supplied on CDRom - £1.50 within UK, £3.00 overseas.
  • Postage is included, but there may be an extra charge to cover bulk requests or overseas copies sent by post.

Images can be provided printed on A4 paper on request (there may be an additional charge for this service depending on quantity required).

Return to Georgian Newspaper Project page.

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