Guide to Old Hertfordshire


Newspaper Web Sites



The British Newspaper Archive

The Postboy web site provides an online index to online newspaper websites worldwide. It includes the modern UK daily papers and lists the following sites from Hertfordshire:

Bishop's Stortford - Herts & Essex Observer - 

Hemel Hempstead Gazette - Important local History pages

Hertford - Hertfordshire Mercury 

Hitchin - The Comet -

St Albans - Herts Advertiser - [to be reviewed]

St Albans Observer - Runs an online Nostalgia Column

This is Hertfordshire Watford   [to be reviewed]

Watford Observer - Runs an online Nostalgia Column

Welwyn & Hatfield Times has an online site at but a quick visit suggests it is not particularly interested in local history.