Local Newspapers Available in Powys Libraries

Key:  Items in italics are available only on microfilm. > denotes that a newspaper has changed its name.
BR = Brecon Library; LLW = Llandrindod Wells Library; NEW = Newtown  Library
Details of newspapers are taken from Newsplan: Report of the Newsplan Project in Wales, 1994.

The main repository for English provincial, Irish, Scottish and  Welsh newspapers is the British Library Newspaper Library, Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5HE (020 7412 7353).  For Wales try also the NLW.  For Newspapers earlier than 1801: British Library, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG.

Alphabetical list

BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS AND CARMARTHEN GAZETTE (1889-1933)

 

LLW: 1889-1897, 1899-1933

 

BR: 1909-1933

 

> BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS AND COUNTY TIMES (1933-)

 

BR: 1933-1950, 1969-1970, 1987-date

 

LLW: 1933-1950, 1989-2010, 1995 - 2004

 

 

BRECON COUNTY TIMES (1866-1933)

 

[Originally Brecon County Times, Neath Gazette & General Advertiser, then Brecon & Radnor County Times, finally Brecon County Times]

 

BR: 1866-1896, 1898-1933

 

BRECON FREE PRESS AND GENERAL ADVERTISER

 

BR: 1883-1885

 

> BRECKNOCK BEACON AND GENERAL ADVERTISER

 

BR: 1885-1896

 

BRECON GAZETTE see RADNOR TIMES - BRECON GAZETTE

 

 

BRECON JOURNAL (1855-1868)

 

[Originally Brecon Journal & Charles Knight's Town & Country Newspaper, then Brecon Journal & Town & Country Newspaper, finally Brecon Journal & County Advertiser]

 

BR: 1855-1868

 

 

BRECON REPORTER AND SOUTH WALES GENERAL ADVERTISER (1863-1867)

 

BR: 1863-1867

 

 

 

 

CENTRAL WALES NEWS see RADNORSHIRE STANDARD

 

 

COUNTY TIMES AND EXPRESS see MONTGOMERYSHIRE COUNTY TIMES etc.

 

 

COUNTY TIMES AND GAZETTE (1969-)

 

LLW: 1969-1987

 

[This newspaper is the Brecon and Radnor edition of the County Times & Express, (q.v.)]

 

 

 

 

 

LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE see RADNORSHIRE STANDARD & LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE

 

 

MID WALES JOURNAL (1975-)

 

LLW: 1990-date

 

 

MONTGOMERYSHIRE COUNTY TIMES & SHREWSBURY & MID WALES ADVTR. (1893-1952)

 

NEW: 1893-1952

 

>COUNTY TIMES (1952-1969)

 

NEW: 1952-1969

 

> COUNTY TIMES AND EXPRESS (1969-)

 

NEW: 1969-, 1981-,

 

[N.B. The County Times & Gazette (q.v.) is the Brecon & Radnor edition of the County Times & Express]

 

MONTGOMERYSHIRE ECHO, LLANIDLOES AND MID-WALES GAZETTE

 

NEW: 1888-1889, 1891-1895

 

>MONTGOMERY AND RADNOR ECHO AND MID WALES GAZETTE

 

NEW: 1897-1912

 

MONTGOMERYSHIRE HERALD

 

NEW: 1835

 

MONTGOMERYSHIRE EXPRESS see NEWTOWN & WELSHPOOL EXPRESS etc

 

 

MONTGOMERYSHIRE MERCURY (1969)

 

NEW:1969 (Nos. 1-5, October)

 

 

NEWTOWN AND WELSHPOOL EXPRESS (1860-1876)

 

NEW: 1869-1876

 

> MONTGOMERYSHIRE EXPRESS (1877-1890)

 

NEW: 1877-1890

 

> MONTGOMERY EXPRESS AND RADNOR TIMES (1890-1960)

 

NEW: 1891-1892, 1909-1950, [1893-1960]

 

LLW: 1959

 

> MONTGOMERYSHIRE EXPRESS (1960-1969)

 

NEW: 1960-1969

 

 

NEWTOWN CRIER (1974-1979)

 

NEW: 1974-1979

 

> NEWTOWN CRIER AND MID WALES ADVERTISER (1980-1981)

 

NEW: 1980 (some dates only)

 

 

OSWESTRY AND BORDER COUNTIES ADVERTISER AND MONTGOMERYSHIRE MERCURY

 

NEW: 1906-1950

 

POWYS COUNTY TIMES see BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS & COUNTY TIMES

 

 

RADNOR EXPRESS (1898-1990)

 

LLW: 1911-1950 [1906, 1908, 1949-1970]

 

 

RADNOR TIMES (1959 - 1961)

                                LLW: 1959-1961

                               > BRECON GAZETTE (1961-1963)

 

LLW: 1961-1963

 

> TIMES GAZETTE (1963-1969)

 

LLW: 1963

 

[see also MONTGOMERY EXPRESS & RADNOR TIMES]

 

 

RADNORSHIRE STANDARD AND LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE (1898-1901)

 

LLW: 1898-1901, 1899

 

> CENTRAL WALES NEWS, RADNORSHIRE STANDARD & LLANDRINDOD WELLS GAZETTE (1901-1919)

 

LLW: 1901-1919

 

 

 

>MID WALES INDEPENDENT, CENTRAL WALES NEWS etc (1919-1921)

 

LLW: 1920-1921

 

SHROPSHIRE JOURNAL (MID WALES EDITION)

 

LLW: 1965-1966

 

 

SILURIAN, OR SOUTH WALES GENERAL ADVERTISER (1836-1853)

 

 

 

BR: 1838-1853 (some dates only)

 

> SILURIAN, CARDIFF, MERTHYR, & BRECON MERCURY, & SOUTH WALES GENERAL ADVERTISER (1853-1855)

 

BR: 1853-1855 (some dates only)

 

 

 

 

 

TIMES - GAZETTE see RADNOR TIMES AND BRECON GAZETTE

 

 

WELLINGTON JOURNAL AND SHREWSBURY NEWS (MID WALES EDITION)

 

 

LLW: 1922-1964
NEW: 1950-1964

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