Man and woman in the background and camera montage in the front.

Papers Past newspaper open data pilot

The Papers Past open data pilot has finished. We are reviewing the pilot and aim to have the review and decisions made by January 2022. The data will continue to be available while we are reviewing the pilot.

Get in touch if you used the data. Tell us how it worked for you, what you were able to do or not do, and your thoughts on the future of open data from Papers Past. Email us at

Find out about the Papers Past newspaper open data pilot, a subset of Papers Past newspapers.

Feature image at top of page: Image created by Greig Roulston from pictures from the pilot dataset.