Sheffield Newspapers 

on CD and DVD (1878 and 1911)

Last updated March 2012


Sheffield Independent 1911

Free surname and general index

 (In progress-over 6,000 surnamesso far)


Free surname index Surnames A-L 1911

Free surname index2 Surnames M-Z  1911


A fantastic range of articles for the family historian and local historian have been indexed. This includes an index to all the photographs in the paper


Free general index 1911 A-L 

Free general index 1911  M-Z

Transcriptions.1911 These are copied from the paper and give a good flavour of the material that is of great interest to family and local historians. Click on the link to immerse yourself in 1911!


Also Sheffield Daily Telegraph

Jan-Feb 1878

Feb-March 1878


Copies available on CD and DVD in PDF format. You can zoom in and read it far more easily than microfilm.Please note in order to keep prices low there is no fancy packaging or designer cd. These are just copies of the pdf files that I have paid to have created from microfilm.They are copied onto a standard blank cd or dvd and supplied in a plastic wallet. Most people are quite happy with this as they are most interested in the data and not the packaging.

Price £4.00 per cd including postage within UK. Extra charge for overseas postage.You can pay by paypal. Please e-mail for details.


CD's available

Sheffield Independent

CD Disk 1 April-May 1911

CD Disk 2 June-July 1911

CD Disk 3 Aug-Sept 1911

CD Disk 4 Oct-Nov 1911

CD Disk 5 Dec 1911

Special offer. 

The DVD is just 2 disks and contains ALL of the above for just £8.(You will obviously need a DVD drive on your computer.)


Sheffield Daily Telegraph 1878

CD Disk 1 Jan and part of Feb

CD Disk 2 part of Feb and March

Special offer. DVD combining contents of both 1878 CD's only £6 including UK postage (You will need a DVD drive on your computer.)



You can pay by paypal. I have been selling on ebay for many years and find this very safe and convenient. E-mail me and I can send you a paypal invoice.


UK cheque made payable to Mr G Piper. 199 Lumb Lane Audenshaw Manchester M34 5RX.

An excellent way to research your family history in the comfort and convenience of your own home.

These are high quality images scanned from microfilm and transferred to CD and DVD. The images are viewed using Adobe Acrobat which is often pre-installed on computers. It is also available as a free download from

Local newspapers are full of fascinating information that give a real insight into the lives of our ancestors. These disks ennable you to research at your own pace in the comfort of your own home.