A selection from the Suffolk and Norfolk newspapers from 1701 to 1900. From Ipswich to Kings Lynn, Bury St Edmunds to Norwich, Great Yarmouth to Ely, the newspapers of East Anglia are represented in this book through tragic, humorous, heart-warming, inventive, pompous and extraordinary stories.

Author Pip Wright read hundreds of newspapers for this book from the period. Hidden within their pages he has found an archive of remarkable stories – sad, funny, revealing, informative but always entertaining. With him we can dip into the past and see glimpses of life in times gone by. Here author Pip Wright explains his interest in historic newspapers: