Talk:The London Gazette

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Oldest English language Newspaper Ambiguity?[edit]

It is claimed here that the [Belfast] News Letter is the oldest newspaper still in publication in the English-speaking world. 1737

depending on the criteria for a "news paper", compared to a subscription based paper?-— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:23, 7 November 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Grant of Arms[edit]

Is it true that grants of arms are recorded in the London Gazette? I can't find any example of this in their archives. Marnanel 05:19, 1 Feb 2004 (UTC)


Many of our citations to the LG refer to a "supplement", but this is not mentioned in the article. Can someone familiar with the LG add a few words about the supplement, please? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 13:31, 16 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply] doesn't seem to work any more?[edit]

Perhaps it is a cockup not a conspiracy but the old URL is unreachable today. On the other hand, the recent URL ( works fine. Anyone know anything about writing bots, as I suspect that we have thousands of citations that will need replacing if this is deliberate. --John Maynard Friedman (talk) 13:11, 26 June 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Should any links to the Gazette that are "ordinary" links (particularly those in Wikipedia:London Gazette Index) be changed to links using the {{London Gazette}} template? Aaronjbaylis (talk) 17:29, 11 July 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]