New Hampshire Archives: 137 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from New Hampshire, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NH newspaper archives: 137 titles to help you search your family history in the “Granite State,” providing coverage from 1756 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online New Hampshire newspaper archives!

Photo: leaves on hardwood trees in New Hampshire turn colors in autumn, attracting many tourists
Photo: leaves on hardwood trees in New Hampshire turn colors in autumn, attracting many tourists. Credit: Someone35; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for articles about your ancestors from New Hampshire in these newspapers. Our NH newspapers are divided into two collections, each with their own search page:

  • Newspaper Archives (complete paper with all articles, including historical obituaries, with a number of very rare single-issue newspapers – many of them are the only known issues of the paper)
  • Obituaries (including both historical and recent obituaries, if obits are specifically what you are searching for)

Search New Hampshire Newspaper Archives (1756 – 1973)

Search New Hampshire Obituaries (1989 – Today)

Illustration: New Hampshire state flag
Illustration: New Hampshire state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is the complete list of New Hampshire newspapers in the online archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The NH newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AmherstAmherst Journal01/16/1795 – 01/02/179649Newspaper Archives
AmherstAmherst Village Messenger01/09/1796 – 12/05/1801306Newspaper Archives
AmherstFarmer’s Cabinet11/11/1802 – 12/29/18824181Newspaper Archives
AmherstHillsboro Telegraph01/01/1820 – 06/29/1822123Newspaper Archives
BedfordBedford Bulletin01/08/2009 – CurrentObituaries
Candia, AuburnCandia-Auburn Post12/04/2014 – 07/21/2016Obituaries
Chester, Hampstead, SandownTri-Town Times01/20/2011 – 04/02/2020Obituaries
Chester, Hampstead, SandownTri-Town Times: Web Edition Articles02/28/2013 – 09/20/2018Obituaries
ClaremontEagle Times08/12/2011 – CurrentObituaries
ClaremontNational Eagle11/01/1834 – 12/16/18761302Newspaper Archives
ConcordAdvocate of Democracy01/09/1843 – 02/20/18432Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Patriot03/10/1835 – 03/10/18351Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Tribune10/15/1852 – 10/23/18522Newspaper Archives
ConcordLabor Reform Dispatch02/11/1870 – 02/11/18701Newspaper Archives
ConcordPlain-Dealer01/15/1839 – 03/26/18392Newspaper Archives
ConcordPlaindealer02/02/1872 – 02/09/18722Newspaper Archives
ConcordTough and Steady02/02/1847 – 03/16/18477Newspaper Archives
ConcordTranscript01/20/1835 – 06/29/18358Newspaper Archives
ConcordTrue Whig12/12/1846 – 12/26/18462Newspaper Archives
ConcordWilmot Proviso01/01/1848 – 03/11/18484Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Gazette07/19/1806 – 05/01/1819524Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Herald01/06/1790 – 02/06/1794207Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Observer01/04/1819 – 03/25/1822169Newspaper Archives
ConcordCourier of New Hampshire02/13/1794 – 10/30/1805614Newspaper Archives
ConcordIndependent Democrat05/03/1849 – 09/28/18711147Newspaper Archives
ConcordMirrour09/06/1792 – 09/02/1799274Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Hampshire Observer04/01/1822 – 06/14/1839349Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette04/18/1809 – 04/10/18904223Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Star04/11/1797 – 10/03/179727Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew-Hampshire Statesman10/22/1825 – 12/25/18681351Newspaper Archives
ConcordRepublican Gazette02/05/1801 – 04/28/180399Newspaper Archives
ConcordRepublican Gazetteer11/22/1796 – 04/04/179713Newspaper Archives
ConcordRough and Ready12/12/1846 – 03/11/184825Newspaper Archives
ConcordSpirit of the Republican Press01/07/1829 – 04/01/182911Newspaper Archives
ConcordStar in the East and New-Hampshire Universalist04/05/1834 – 08/05/1837147Newspaper Archives
ConcordState Capital Reporter01/01/1852 – 09/05/1854268Newspaper Archives
ConcordCongregational Journal04/09/1841 – 12/25/18621013Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew-England Baptist Register02/28/1833 – 12/18/184428Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Hampshire Workman04/09/1870 – 04/23/18702Newspaper Archives
ConcordAmerican Patriot10/18/1808 – 04/11/180926Newspaper Archives
ConcordDaily Patriot06/03/1868 – 12/30/18762349Newspaper Archives
CountyNH Business Review03/06/2013 – CurrentObituaries
CountyNew Hampshire Magazine04/01/2006 – CurrentObituaries
CountyCenter Square New Hampshire12/09/2020 – CurrentObituaries
DerryDerry News01/08/2008 – CurrentObituaries
DerryNutfield News01/13/2011 – 04/02/2020Obituaries
Derry, Chester, Hampstead, SandownTri-Town Times and Nutfield News04/09/2020 – CurrentObituaries
DoverFoster’s Daily Democrat10/24/2007 – CurrentObituaries
DoverCampaign Press01/28/1876 – 01/28/18761Newspaper Archives
DoverNew-Hampshire Republican01/03/1825 – 10/30/1829252Newspaper Archives
DoverPhoenix02/08/1792 – 08/22/179559Newspaper Archives
DoverPolitical and Sentimental Repository, or Strafford Recorder07/29/1790 – 01/04/179229Newspaper Archives
DoverSun10/10/1795 – 12/26/18201050Newspaper Archives
DoverDover Enquirer02/26/1828 – 12/14/18762260Newspaper Archives
ExeterChristian Journal04/02/1835 – 04/01/1847517Newspaper Archives
ExeterExeter News-Letter and Rockingham Advertiser01/07/1840 – 01/07/18671388Newspaper Archives
ExeterAmerican Herald of Liberty06/04/1793 – 11/18/179573Newspaper Archives
ExeterConstitutionalist05/21/1810 – 06/14/1814159Newspaper Archives
ExeterExeter Watchman01/07/1817 – 09/05/182067Newspaper Archives
ExeterFreeman’s Oracle, and New-Hampshire Advertiser07/01/1786 – 10/07/1789149Newspaper Archives
ExeterNewhampshire Gazetteer08/18/1789 – 02/13/1793174Newspaper Archives
ExeterPolitical Banquet and Farmer’s Feast10/01/1799 – 12/31/179910Newspaper Archives
ExeterNews-Letter11/23/2016 – CurrentObituaries
ExeterExeter Journal02/24/1778 – 05/25/177928Newspaper Archives
GilfordReformer02/14/1832 – 02/14/18321Newspaper Archives
GoffstownGoffstown News01/08/2009 – 09/22/2016Obituaries
HamptonHampton Union10/13/2016 – CurrentObituaries
HanoverAmerican02/07/1816 – 04/02/181761Newspaper Archives
HanoverDartmouth Gazette08/27/1799 – 02/23/1820934Newspaper Archives
HanoverEagle07/22/1793 – 06/01/1799221Newspaper Archives
HaverhillNew Hampshire Intelligencer12/27/1820 – 11/26/182335Newspaper Archives
HooksettHooksett Banner01/08/2009 – 07/21/2016Obituaries
KeeneFree Soil Palladium08/22/1848 – 09/26/18483Newspaper Archives
KeeneCheshire Advertiser01/19/1792 – 12/06/179214Newspaper Archives
KeeneColumbian Informer or Cheshire Journal05/09/1793 – 04/21/179583Newspaper Archives
KeeneFarmer’s Museum01/30/1829 – 12/29/18771352Newspaper Archives
KeeneNew Hampshire Sentinel03/23/1799 – 12/30/18913741Newspaper Archives
KeeneNew-Hampshire Recorder08/21/1787 – 02/24/1791125Newspaper Archives
KeeneRising Sun08/11/1795 – 06/23/1798138Newspaper Archives
KingstonCarriage Towne News10/08/2009 – CurrentObituaries
LaconiaLake Village Times01/18/1868 – 12/30/1876438Newspaper Archives
LancasterCoos Republican12/11/1855 – 09/12/1876402Newspaper Archives
LondonderryLondonderry Times02/10/2011 – CurrentObituaries
ManchesterMirror and Farmer02/22/1851 – 12/30/18761135Newspaper Archives
ManchesterNew Hampshire Union Leader / New Hampshire Sunday News08/15/1989 – CurrentObituaries
ManchesterNorthern Advocate03/14/1848 – 03/14/18481Newspaper Archives
ManchesterOld Hero06/20/1848 – 06/20/18481Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester American03/07/1845 – 03/07/18451Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Daily American03/08/1845 – 03/10/18452Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Daily Mirror01/01/1851 – 12/31/18631627Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Daily Union11/03/1852 – 11/08/185627Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Magazine12/21/1839 – 03/14/184013Newspaper Archives
ManchesterGranite State Farmer02/26/1850 – 12/15/1862563Newspaper Archives
ManchesterTelescope01/13/1849 – 10/13/184929Newspaper Archives
ManchesterWeekly Union01/24/1851 – 12/26/18711090Newspaper Archives
ManchesterLabor Journal03/24/1870 – 04/09/18702Newspaper Archives
ManchesterVoix du Peuple02/25/1869 – 02/25/18691Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Ink Link08/11/2014 – CurrentObituaries
ManchesterNew Hampshire Union Leader / New Hampshire Sunday News: Web Edition Articles10/31/2018 – CurrentObituaries
ManchesterNeighborhood News03/07/2019 – CurrentObituaries
ManchesterUnion Leader01/01/1954 – 12/31/19739300Newspaper Archives
MoultonboroughReformer03/06/1834 – 04/24/18342Newspaper Archives
NashuaHarrison Eagle06/25/1840 – 06/25/18401Newspaper Archives
NashuaTelegraph07/28/1998 – CurrentObituaries
NashuaBroadcaster07/05/2002 – 04/08/2011Obituaries
NewportWhip and Spur!01/01/1839 – 11/01/185620Newspaper Archives
NewportFarmer’s Advocate and Political Adventurer05/12/1831 – 05/12/18311Newspaper Archives
Newport, New London, SunapeeArgus-Champion09/10/2015 – CurrentObituaries
PlymouthWhite Mountain Bugle01/15/1848 – 01/15/18481Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthFreeman’s Friend10/14/1840 – 10/14/18401Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPortsmouth Herald02/18/2015 – CurrentObituaries
PortsmouthFederal Observer11/22/1798 – 05/29/180077Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthFreeman’s Journal05/25/1776 – 06/09/177895Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthHerald of Gospel Liberty09/01/1808 – 03/08/181684Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthIntelligencer12/04/1806 – 05/15/1817204Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthNew-Hampshire Gazette10/07/1756 – 12/30/18514772Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthNew-Hampshire Mercury and General Advertiser12/24/1784 – 03/12/1788157Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthNew-Hampshire Spy10/24/1786 – 03/02/1793632Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthOracle of New-Hampshire05/22/1817 – 09/11/181717Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthOracle of the Day06/04/1793 – 12/28/1799480Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthOracle Post10/25/1803 – 06/18/180584Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPolitical Star06/28/1804 – 11/08/180420Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPortsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics07/07/1821 – 12/30/18762904Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPortsmouth Oracle10/22/1803 – 06/30/1821926Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthUnited States Oracle01/04/1800 – 10/15/1803201Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthWar Journal03/12/1813 – 12/10/181340Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthRepublican Ledger, and Portsmouth Price Current09/19/1799 – 12/20/1803218Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPeople’s Advocate09/24/1816 – 05/17/181731Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthWire08/04/2004 – 08/29/2012Obituaries
RochesterRochester Times04/01/2010 – 02/24/2017Obituaries
SalemSalem Observer01/08/2009 – 10/30/2014Obituaries
SomersworthGreat Falls Journal04/25/1832 – 07/30/183646Newspaper Archives
WalpoleDemocratic Republican07/04/1812 – 07/05/181352Newspaper Archives
WalpoleFarmer’s Museum09/14/1827 – 12/19/182829Newspaper Archives
WalpoleFarmer’s Weekly Museum04/04/1797 – 10/15/1810619Newspaper Archives
WalpoleNewhampshire Journal, or, the Farmer’s Weekly Museum04/11/1793 – 03/28/1797207Newspaper Archives
WalpolePolitical Observatory11/19/1803 – 03/20/1809279Newspaper Archives

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