The Bendigo Independent

The Bendigo Independent was a newspaper published in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.

HistoryEdit

The Independent was founded in Bendigo (also named Sandhurst) in or before March 1862.[1]

E. A. Banks (1854–1920) was editor of the Independent for many years.[2]

In November 1918 management of the Independent purchased its competitor The Bendigo Advertiser, and amalgamated the two titles under the banner of the latter.[3]

DigitizationEdit

Copies of The Bendigo Independent of most issues from No. 8428 (1 January 1891) to No. 14910 (30 November 1918) have been digitized by the National Library of Australia and may be accessed via Trove. The newspaper was issued daily (except Sundays) during this period.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Demon of Intoxication". The Herald (Melbourne). LXX (5031). Victoria, Australia. 20 March 1862. p. 6. Retrieved 14 February 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Personal". The Ballarat Star. 65 (19837). Victoria, Australia. 5 May 1920. p. 1. Retrieved 14 February 2019 – via National Library of Australia. Mentions of The Bendigo Independent may be encountered regularly from this date onward.
  3. ^ "Bendigo". The Ballarat Star (19, 485). Victoria, Australia. 28 November 1918. p. 6. Retrieved 14 February 2019 – via National Library of Australia.