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1839 TORQUAY AND TOR DIRECTOR AND GENERAL ADVERTISER 1-501, 1 Nov 1839-29 Dec 1852
Continued as: The Torquay Directory and South Devon Journal, 502-?, 5 Jan 1853-26 Oct 1949
Continued as: South Devon Journal 2 Nov 1949-16 Feb 1973
British Library, Colindale: 2 Jan 1846-29 Dec 1847; 3 Jan 1849-1894; 1896; 1898-1911; 1913-16 Feb 1973. MIC: 2 Jan-18 Dec 1846, 1855, 1864, 1876-77, 1881, 1889, 1892, 1913-32
Torquay PL: 6 Feb 1847-Dec 1852; 1896-1961. MIC: Jan 1846-26 Oct 1949
Huntingdon Library: 19 Nov 1851
Library of Congress: 9 May 1849
West of England newspapers: prob. complete from 2 Apr 1847 but files inaccessible.
Literature: Winget, William. "Reminiscences of an octogenarian" Torquay Directory, 4 Apr 1923.
Master negatives: 6 Feb 1847-1899, 23 Jan 1935-29 Dec 1937 1848-99 filmed by Torbay Film Unit , 1900-12 by Wessex for Torbay Libraries, stored in Exeter Central Library. 2 Jan-18 Dec 1846, 1855, 1864, 1876-77, 1881, 1889, 1892, 1913-32 BLNL.

1849 WREFORD'S VISITORS' GUIDE FOR THE TOWN AND NEIGHBOURHOOD OF TORQUAY AND TOR
1-6, 27 Feb-3 Apr 1849
Continued as: The Visitors' Guide for the Town and Neighbourhood of Torquay and Tor, 7-10, 13 Apr-4 May 1849
Continued as: The Literary Miscellany and Visitors' Guide for the Town and Neighbourhood of Torquay and Tor, 11-40, 11 May-30 Nov 1849
British Library, Colindale: 27 Feb-30 Nov 1849

1849 THE TORQUAY CHRONICLE AND GENERAL DIRECTORY
1-447, 12 Mar 1849-5 May 1857
Continued as: Torquay Chronicle and South Devon Advertiser, 448-814, 16 May 1857-21 Jan 1865
British Library, Colindale: 12 Mar 1849-21 Jan 1865. MIC: 1862
Torquay PL: 3 Sep 1850-28 Oct 1851, 19 Apr-1 Nov 1853, 9 Feb 1861-31 Dec 1864
Master negative: 1862 BLNL

1861 TORQUAY RECORDER
1-?, 1861-67
Ceased publication several times.
No locations
Literature: J.T.White. History of Torquay, (1930) p.346

1865 THE TORQUAY TIMES AND SOUTH DEVON ADVERTISER
1-4971, Aug? 1865-14 May 1976
Amalgamated with Paignton News to form: Torbay News
British Library, Colindale: 17 Jul 1869-13 Jul 1872; 1 Mar 1873-1895; 1897-14 May 1976
Torquay PL: 5 Jan 1912-14 May 1976. MIC: 1869-72,1879-95,1897-1976
History:
Anniversary supplement Torquay times 18 Jan 1965 (includes facsimile of first issue).
Master negatives 17 Jul 1869-1911; 1921-14 May 1976 BLNL. 1912-20 Wessex for Torbay Libraries, stored in Exeter Central Library

1873 THE GRIDIRON: A WEEKLY JOURNAL
1-16-?, 7? Jun-20 Sep 1873-?
British Library, Colindale: 20 Sep 1873

1880 THE WESTERN EVENING NEWS
1-614, Dec? 1880-28 Feb 1883
British Library, Colindale: 6 Apr 1881-28 Feb 1883

1882 THE DEVON COUNTY STANDARD
258-836, 1 Apr 1882-29 Apr 1898
Continued as: The Torquay Observer and District News, 837-1590, 6 May 1898-22 Dec 1911
A continuation of: The Paignton Standard & Torbay Advertiser. See: Paignton 1877. British Library, Colindale: 1 Apr 1882-1893; 1895; 1897-22 Dec 1911

1890 THE WESTERN ATHLETE A RECORD OF WINTER PASTIMES
1-13, 27 Sep-20 Dec 1890
Discontinued
British Library, Colindale: 27 Sep-20 Dec 1890

1904 TORQUAY AMUSEMENTS. WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO DO
1, 14 May 1904
British Library, Colindale: 14 May 1904

1905 TORQUAY PRESS
1-37, 20 Jul 1905-31 Mar 1906
Continued as: Torquay Press and Visitors' Journal, 38-55, 7 Apr-4 Aug 1906
British Library, Colindale: 20 Jul 1905-4 Aug 1906

1909 SNIP'S WEELY BUDGET
1-9 28 Apr-23 Jun 1909
Continued as: Western weekly budget 10-26, 30 Jun-20 Oct 1909
Published at Newton Abbot 19 May-14 July 1909 (nos 4-12), otherwise at Torquay.
Exeter PL: 28 Apr-20 Oct 1909. MIC: Newsplan 28 Apr-20 Oct 1909
Master negative: Newsplan 28 Apr-20 Oct 1909

1911 THE TORBAY NEWS AND DARTMOUTH GAZETTE
Vol.1,no.1-vol.16,no.9,18 Oct 1911-27 Dec 1922
British Library, Colindale: 18 Oct 1911-27 Dec 1922
Torquay Central Library: 1 Jan 1913-30 Dec 1914, 3 Jan - 26 Dec 1917, 1 Jan-31 Dec 1919

1913 SOUTH DEVON EVENING TIMES
1-49, 14 Jan-11 Mar 1913; numbering continued as 2487-2524, 12 Mar-19 Apr 1913
Discontinued.
British Library, Colindale: 14 Jan-19 Apr 1913

1921 TORBAY EXPRESS AND SOUTH DEVON ECHO
Western Times Co. Ltd., Harmsworth House, Barton Hill Road, Torquay TQ2 8JN.
1-1222, 15 Jul 1921-11 Jul 1925
Continued as: Torbay Herald & Express, 1223-2707,13 Jul 1925-5 Dec 1931
Continued as:Herald & Express, 2708-5340, 7 Dec 1931-18 May 1940
Continued as: Herald Express, 5341, 20 May 1940 to date
British Library, Colindale: 15 Jul 1921 to date. MIC: 1950, 1994 to date
Western Times office: 23 sep 1921-1954. MIC: 23 Sep 1921 to date
Torquay PL: 1948 to date. MIC: 1921 to date (many gaps as master negatives in poor condition)
1924 TORBAY FOOTBALL HERALD
Vol.1,no.1-?, Jan? 1924-2 Sep 1939; 31 Aug 1946-18 Dec 1954
Replaced by football edition of: Herald Express. Not published between 2 Sep 1939 and 31 Aug 1946
British Library, Colindale: 29 Aug 1925-18 Dec 1954

1969 TORBAY POST
1-60, Oct? 1969-Oct 1974. Monthly.
British Library, Colindale: Jan 1971-Oct 1974

1976 TORBAY NEWS
1, 21 May 1976 to 1987
Formed by amalgamation of: Paignton News and Torquay Times. See: Paignton 1932, Torquay 1865. Free circulation from Oct 1984.
Incorporated with Brixham News to form Brixham News Shopper. 7 Aug 1987
Torquay PL: 21 May 1976 to 1993
British Library, Colindale: MIC: 1986-90+(?)
Master negative: 1986-90+(?) BLNL

1981 TORBAY WEEKENDER
1, 19 Mar 1981 to date. Free distribution.
Publisher: Torbay Weekender, 55-56 Fleet Street, Torquay TQ2 5DS
Torquay PL: 19 Mar 1981 to date
Publisher: 19 Mar 1981 to date

1982? TORBAY NEWS EXTRA
? Oct 1982-22 Oct 1984. Free weekly supplement to Torbay News. Ceased publication when parent paper became free 22 Oct 1984
Torquay PL: 8 Oct 1982 - 24 Mar, 7 Apr-4, 18 Jul-1, 15, 29 Aug, 12-19 Sep, 3-17 Oct, 7, 21 Nov, 5-26 Dec 1983, 9 Jan-16, 30 Apr-14 May, 4 Jun-30 Jul, 13 Aug-22 Oct 1984

1982? NEWTON ABBOT AND DISTRICT WEEKENDER
1-?, 1982?-1983?
Replaced by: The Weekender (Country edition)

1982? TOTNES WEEKENDER
1-?, 1982?-1982?
Replaced by: The Weekender (Country edition)

1983 THE WEEKENDER (Country edition)
1, 2 Jun 1983 to date. Free distribution
Publisher: Weekender Series, 55-56 Fleet Street, Torquay TQ2 5DS
Chudleigh PL: 18 Aug 1983 to date

TORBAY EXTRA
8 Nov-13 Dec 1991
British Library, Colindale: MIC: 8 Nov-13 Dec 1991
Master negative: 8 Nov-13 Dec 1991 BLNL


Creator: Devon Library and Information Services
Title: Devon newspaper bibliography. Torquay
Imprint: : Devon Library Services
Date: 2005
Format: Web page : HTML
Series: Lists and indexes ; L070TOR
Ref. no.: WEB NEWSTOR
Coverage: Devon . Torquay . Newspapers . Bibliographies

Last Updated: 06/05/2005



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