17th - 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
News sources

Newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757- 1817). This collection covers early English news media and helps chart the concept of news, newspapers and the free press. The original Burney Newspaper collection is held at the British Library.


Public note

Access to this collection and more is made available free for residents located in British Columbia and the Yukon, Canada through the Points to the Past gateway.

Alternate names

Seventeenth and eighteenth century Burney Collection newspapers

Content type

News sources



Open access



English - Restoration/Eighteenth Century Literature, History, History - Europe & the United Kingdom