Local history collections

  1. Parish magazines
  2. History of directories
  3. Books and pamphlets
  4. Ephemera
  5. Journals and newsletters
  6. Reports
  7. Newspapers (You are here)

Newspapers

Current newspapers serving the local area:
  • Dearne Valley Weekender: 1988 to date
  • Dinnington and Maltby Guardian: 1987 to date
  • Dinnington and Maltby Trader: 1972 to date
  • Gazette (formerly Swinton Gazette): 1995 to 1999, 2006 to date
  • Maltby News: April 2008 to date
  • Rotherham Advertiser: 1858 to date (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham News: September 2008 to date
  • Rotherham Record: 1973, 1977 to date
  • Star (City edition): 29 March 2008 to date (please note: the Rotherham edition ceased in March 2008)
  • South Yorkshire Times: 1877 to date (microfilmed)
  • Wickersley News: October 2008 to date
Former newspaper titles:
  • Dearne Advertiser (formerly Times Extra, South Yorkshire Extra, Mexborough Leader): 1988 to 2 May 2008
  • Etherington’s York Chronicle: January 1774 to December 1775 (quote archive number 89-F/K/1/1 to view)
  • Maltby Mail: July 2006 to January 2008
  • Mexborough, Swinton and Wath Record: 5 August to 30 December 1865 (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham Christian Herald: February to June 1877 (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham Echo: 29 January 1993 to 30 September 1993
  • Rotherham Evening Echo: 24 September 1906 to 31 October 1908 (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham Express (1): 16 to 23 March 1887 (2 issues) (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham Express (2): 1896 to 1965
  • Rotherham Free Press: 6 January to 24 March 1894 (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham Independent: October 1993 to January 1994
  • Rotherham Journal: 12 September 1857 to 25 January 1861 (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham and Masbrough Guardian: 24 March to 13 October 1877 (microfilmed)
  • Rotherham Messenger: October 1982 to July 1991
  • Rotherham Weekend Shopper: September 1986 to March 1987
  • Rotherham Weekly Gazette: June 1994 to March 1996
  • Rotherham Weekly News: 15 April 1899 to 24 February 1900 (microfilmed)
  • Sheffield Morning Telegraph: December 1890 to February 1986 (microfilmed)
  • South Yorkshire Sunday News: 10 September to 1 October 1978
  • Star (Rotherham edition): 1 January 1957 to 28 March 2008
  • Steel News: 1969 to 1987 (incomplete)

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