The Rutland & Stamford Mercury

About the Mercury

Established in 1712, the Rutland and Stamford Mercury is the oldest newspaper in Britain. Three editions (Stamford and the Deepings, Rutland and Bourne) are published every Friday.

Contact us

The Rutland & Stamford Mercury, Sheep Market, Stamford PE9 2QZ.

Call our newsdesk on 01780 758951 or email .

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Mercury archives

The Stamford Mercury is the oldest continuously published newspaper in Britain and possesses the finest archive of any provincial newspaper. It contains over 20,000 newspapers and is complete from the middle of the 18th century. It also holds substantial numbers of annual volumes and individual copies prior to that, dating back to 1714. More...

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