Told using stories and illustrations from historic newspapers, this is the tale of how our British forebears celebrated this most wonderful time of the year
A Story of Christmas Past
Use Newspapers to Discover your Ancestors at Christmas
Delve into our newspaper archives and get a festive insight into Christmas past
Curios Congratulations, your majesty! Queen Elizabeth II overtakes great-great grandmother Victoria to become England's longest-reigning monarch
Today, Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-serving British head of state ever, surpassing her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.