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Hexham Courant (25th December 1869)


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Hexham Courant - Click for bigger imageAn article relating to a visit made by the local Roman Catholic priest to the school. He promised a treat to those who might be most deserving. True to his word 81 children were rewarded to tea and cakes. The Hexham Courant was first published in August 1864. In common with other provincial newspapers it provided detailed local, national and international news. The Hexham Courant is still in publication today. The Northumberland Archives Service holds many original and microfilm copies of Northumberland Newspapers.