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CHRISTMAS TRUCE:
THE LETTERS


IT is hoped that eventually all the letters from local newspapers in the UK will be freely available on the web. For now, here are just some of the remarkable tales - some of these have not seen the light of day for nearly a century.

BEDFORDSHIRE
Letters from the Bedfordshire Times & Independent

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Letters from the Bucks Examiner (Chesham) .

CUMBRIA
Letters from the Whitehaven News 1915.

DEVON
Letters from the Exeter Express & Echo

DUBLIN
Letters from the Dublin Evening Mail

ESSEX
Letters from various Essex papers

HAMPSHIRE
Letters from the Hampshire Chronicle of 1915

HERTFORDSHIRE
Letters from the Hertfordshire Mercury of 1915

KENT
Letters from the Kent Herald

LANCASHIRE
Letters from the Bolton Chronicle

LEICESTERSHIRE
Letters from the Leicester Daily Post and Leicester Daily Mercury

LINCOLNSHIRE
Letters from the Grimsby Daily Telegraph

MANCHESTER
Letters from the Manchester Evening News

NEWCASTLE
Letters from The Evening Mail, The Daily Journal, The North Mail and others

NORFOLK
Letters from the Eastern Daily Press, North Eastern Daily Press and the Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Letters from the Northampton Daily Echo

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Letters from the Retford Times

SCOTLAND
Letters from the Oban Times and Aberdeen Daily Journal

STAFFORDSHIRE
Letters from the Staffordshire Sentinel

SURREY
Letters from the Croydon Advertiser and Surrey County Reporter

WALES
Letters from the Western Mail and Rhondda Leader

YORKSHIRE
Letters from the York Evening Post

WARWICKSHIRE
Letters from the Rugby Advertiser, Midlands Daily Telegraph and from the Warwick & Warwickshire Advertiser

UNKNOWN
Letters from unknown sources

If you would like to take part in this project by helping to transcribe such letters from your local archives, send an email to info@christmastruce.co.uk to register your interest.

 
 
 

 

THE ENTHUSIASTS
Details of who is taking part in the project and which papers they have researched. .

OTHER WORKS
Details of books, articles, films and websites about the Christmas Truce and its impact..