OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: March 11, 2018
Webpage updated: March 11, 2018

        

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NEWSPAPERS IN OLD PLYMOUTH

The following is a chronological list of all the newspapers known to have been produced in or served Old Plymouth.  All the newspapers or journals would have been available in Old Devonport and Old East Stonehouse.
     
FROM TO NAME AND LINK TO MORE INFORMATION
1718 (1725) Plymouth Weekly Journal, or General Post
-- ? -- (1760) Plymouth Gazette
1780 1782 Plymouth Chronicle
(1790) (1859) (Woolmer's) Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
1808 (1816_ Plymouth Chronicle and General Advertiser for the West of England
1808 1824 Plymouth and Dock Telegraph, or Naval and Commercial  Register
1819 1820 (Flindell's) Plymouth Gazette
1819 1824 Plymouth and Dock Weekly Journal
1820 1821 Patriot, or Palladium of British Liberty
1821 1825 Devonshire Freeholder and General Advertiser
1824 1833 Royal Devonport Telegraph and Plymouth Chronicle
1824 1863 Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal and General Advertiser
1826 1826 Devonport  Advertiser
1826 1828 Plymouth Herald and Devonshire Freeholder
(1830) (1868) Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Herald
1831 1832 Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Advertiser
1833 -- ? -- Devonport Telegraph and Plymouth Chronicle
1833 1891 Devonport Independent and Plymouth and Stonehouse Gazette
1835 1835 Devonport Standard and Plymouth United Services Gazette
1836 1836 West Devon Standard
In 1836 the tax on newspapers of four pence per copy was reduced to one penny per copy.
1836 1836 West of England Conservative and General Advertiser
1836 1837 Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse News and South Devon Mercantile Reporter
1836 1852 West of England Conservative and Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Advertiser
1842 1858 Plymouth Times, Devonport, Stonehouse and West of England Adveriser
1851 1851 Plymouth Gazette
1851 1852 Heydon's Advertiser for the West of England (adverts only)
1852 1852 The Union or Three Towns Miscellany
1852 1854 Western Courier, West of England Conservative, Plymouth and Devonport Advertiser
1852 1862 Plymouth Mail, Devonport, Stonehouse and Western Counties Advertiser
1854 1854 The Western Beacon and Three Towns Monthly Advertiser
1854 1854 The Three Towns Mercury and Charles Knight's Town and Country Newspaper (London)
In 1855 the tax on newspapers of one penny per copy was abolished.
1860 1860 Daily Western Mercury
1860 to date Western Morning News
1860 1921 Western Daily Mercury
1861 1906 Western Weekly News
1868 1869 Western Counties Daily Herald
1869 1870 Western Daily Standard
1869 1876 Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Herald
1871 1873 The Thunderbolt
1871 1875 The West Country Lantern; A Weekly Journal and Review for Devon and Cornwall
1872 1873 Western Globe and Devon and Cornwall Advertiser
1873 1874 Western Counties Thunderbolt
1873 1874 Plymouth Weekly Times and Western Advertiser
1874 1874 Devon and Cornwall Illustrated Weekly
1874 1876 Western Counties Herald and Plymouth Advertiser
1877 1877 Evening Mercury
1877 1877 Evening News
1877 1902 Western Figaro
1886 1936 Naval and Military Record and Royal Dockyards' Gazette
1891 1960 Western Independent
1893 1896 Plymouth Comet
1895 1923 Western Evening Herald
1897 1900 Independent Echo
1899 1900 Western Evening News
1899 1954 Football Herald
1906 1921 Illustrated Western Weekly News
1921 1939 Western Weekly News
1923 1924 Evening Herald and Western Evening News
1924 -- ? -- Western Evening Herald and Western Evening News
1960 1976 The Independent
1976 1984 Western Sunday Independent
1984 -- ? -- Devon Independent
     
     

 

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