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Here is a sampling of pre-1800 newspapers available online.
To learn how to access these newspapers, see: Richard Heaton's Index to Digitalised British and Irish Newspapers Online Beta (updated 12th September 2015).
- 1749-1793 (gaps) - Bath Journal
- 1760-1950 - Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
- 1793, 1797 - Bath Herald and Register
A good referance guide to newspapers in the Somerset county area can be found in Wikipedia.
- 'Richard Heaton's Index to Digitalised British and Irish Newspapers Online Beta (updated 12th September 2015),' http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dutillieul/BritishandIrishNews.html.