I have read extracts from several of the newspapers below, looking mainly for advertisements
In the case of newspapers before 1839, I was looking mainly for adverts
Newspapers read more fully include:
- Caledonian Mercury: 1720-24, 1750 (to 30 April), 1842-43.
- The Scotsman: 1839-59.
- Evening Dispatch: 1958.
See Edinburgh 1958 page
- Evening News: from 2001. Click on 'Today' link at the top
Much of the information in the 'Today' section
is based on Evening News articles.