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Newspapers held at Ruthin Branch

North East Wales Archives holds a number of newspaper titles although they are rarely complete.

Abergele & Pensarn Visitor       

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm- July 1869-1903, 1909-1920,

Hardcopy- 1942-1943, 1947, 1970-1971, 1973

Adam’s Weekly (later Chester Courant)

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm- 1733-1793     

Adsain Yr            

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm- 1910-1945     

Baner Ac Amserau Cymru (later Y Faner)             

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1857-1877, 1886-1890 (incomplete)   

Hardcopy: 1862-1921, 1969

Bedol Y

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1977-1981, 1985-1993

Hardcopy: 1977-2009

Border Counties Advertiser (Oswestry)               

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1890, 1894, 1906, 1911-1912, 1914-1915, 1907-1908 (bound)   

Caernarvon and Denbigh Herald (formerly Caernarfon Herald)

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1831-1882     

Hardcopy: 1883-1884, 1887-1889, 1891

Cefn Chronicle 

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1935-1944 (Bound), 1945-1947, 1950, 1959 (Bound)

Cheshire Observer (later Chester Observer)

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: 1780-1783, 1788-1789

Chester Chronicle (Flint and Denbigh edition, later Clwyd)        

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1943-1982

Chester Courant (formerly Adam’s Weekly Courant)     

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1733-1793     

Hardcopy: 1775, 1780-1789

Clawdd, Y

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1987-1989

Colwyn Bay Weekly News (became North Wales Weekly News)

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1889-1970, 1981         

Corwen Times  

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1955-1957, 1964, 1968, 1973-1975, 1980, 1982-1983, 1992-2009

County Herald 

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 9 May 1890, 22 Mar 1894

Chronicle Tanat

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1980-1990, 1992-1996

Cyfnod Y

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: 1963, 1969, 1973, 1977 (all bound)

Cymro (Liverpool)

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: Mai 1890-Mai 1896

Cymro (Oswestry)          

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: Rhagfyr 1932-Rhagfyr 1938    

Denbighshire and Flintshire Telegraph

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1865-1866

Denbighshire Express                   

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1967-1968

Denbighshire Free Press (Denbigh)       

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1882-1950, 1996         

Hardcopy: 1951-1979, 1981-1995, 1997-2005 [some issues not to be produced due to fragile condition]

Dinesydd Y (Lerpwl)      

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: Medi 1889-Mehefin 1890, Gorffennaf 1895-Medi 1895

Dywysogaeth Y

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 17 Rhagfyr 1880          

Gadlas Y                             

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1976-2009

Glannau, Y

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1982-1987, 2003-2004

Glyn News

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1983-2009                     

Herald Cymraeg                              

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: Ionawr 1895                 

Liverpool Weekly Mercury        

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1895

Llangollen Advertiser   

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1869-1886, 1889-1896

Hardcopy: 1873-1874, 1876, 1879-1919 (all unfit for production)

Llangollen: Tuesday Review

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: 1946-1967     

Merioneth Express

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: 1968, 1974, 1977-1978, 1981  

Nene, Y

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1978, 1981, 1983-1996

North Wales Chronicle

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1830, 1853-1890 (incomplete)

North Wales Coast Express

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: Jan 1968-Oct 1968

North Wales Guardian 

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1885-1889, 1891, 1894, 1903-1904, 1906, 1910-1913, 1915-1917

North Wales Pioneer (formerly Colwyn Bay and Welsh Coast Pioneer)

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1902, 1904-1906, 1908, 1911-1912, 1914, 1916, 1920

North Wales Times (Denbigh)

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1895-1950     

Hardcopy: 1913 (unfit for production), 1919 (unfit for production), 1923

North Wales Weekly News (formerly Colwyn Bay Weekly News)           

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1889-1970, 1981                         

Odyn, Yr

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1980, 1982-1995         

Papurau Bro                      

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: see list                                             

Rhos Herald      

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1894-1909     

Hardcopy: 1934, 1937-1938, 1942, 1943-1945 (Unfit for production), 1946-1947, 1948 (Unfit for production)

Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal   

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: Jan-Aug 1995, Jan-Jun 1996 (2 issues missing), Jul-Dec 1996 (4 issues missing)

Rhyl and Prestatyn Visitor          

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1995-1996     

Hardcopy: Mar-Dec 1983

Ruthin and Denbigh Evening Leader                      

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 6 Oct 2008-31 Dec 2008           

Seren Y (North Wales Star)

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: Rhagfyr 1968-Awst 1969, Medi 1969-Rhagfyr 1969

St Asaph Visitor                               

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1980-1983                                     

Vale Advertiser (became Your Advertiser Jun-Sep 2008, then became The Denbighshire Visitor)

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1990-2010     

Wrexhamite                     

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1855-1856

Welsh Coast Pioneer                    

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1902, 1904-1906, 1908, 1911-1912, 1914, 1916

Wrexham Advertiser

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1856-1880     

Hardcopy: 1850-1851

Wrexham and Denbigh Weekly Advertiser        

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hardcopy: 1854-1855

Wrexham Advertiser and Star

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1954-1958

Wrexham Albion                            

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1854

Wrexham Leader            

Available at; Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1940-1945

Hardcopy: 1947-1986, 1988-1993, 1995-1997

Wrexham Registrar

Available at: Ruthin Branch                         

Hardcopy: 1848-1849

Wrexham Telegraph     

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Hardcopy: 1857-1864

Wrexham (and North Wales) Guardian

Available at: Ruthin Branch

Microfilm: 1869-1884                     

Ysgub, Yr            

Available at: Ruthin Branch         

Hard copy: 1980-1987

How can I access these records?

The list of newspapers above are available at Ruthin. If the newspaper you would like to view is available as a hard copy only you will need to book a place in the search-room at Ruthin. The booking form allows you to leave a note for staff in step 3, please add the title and dates of the newspaper in the notes section.

If the newspaper you would like to view is available on microfilm, for preservation reasons we would ask you we prefer you to use the film to help us to reduce handling of the original. Please add a microfilm reader to your booking and add a note in step 3 to tell us which title and years you would like to view during your visit.

There are no restrictions on accessing newspapers except where the item is too fragile to view. If this is the case, you will see NOT TO BE PRODUCED in the catalogue entry. If you are unsure if a specific newspaper is available, please contact us to confirm.