Findmypast Removes International Newspaper Collection

Findmypast Removes International Newspaper Collection

Family history website Findmypast has removed 120 million pages of international old newspapers after its contract with Heritage Archives elapsed.

 

If you follow the FHSC social media platforms then you will have read about this last week 

 

Under a contract, signed in 2012, Findmypast made 120 million newspaper pages from the USA, China, Denmark, Germany, France, Jamaica and South Africa available to its Pro subscribers.

However, from early August reports emerged of Findmypast removing the newspapers without warning.  FMP added that it would not offer a reduced subscription fee but also noted that they are now offering free access to one million pages from their British Newspaper Archive Collection, with millions more to come over the enxt four year. 

 

Read more at the link below

👉  https://www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com/news/findmypast-removes-international-newspaper-collection/

 

 

Margaret Roberts

Written by : Margaret Roberts