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The Chronicle (South Australia)

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The Chronicle was a South Australian weekly newspaper which evolved through a series of titles. It was printed by the publishers of The Advertiser, its content consisting largely of reprints of articles and Births, Marriages and Deaths columns from the parent newspaper. Its target demographic was country areas where mail delivery was infrequent, and businesses which serviced those areas.

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HistoryEdit

South Australian Weekly ChronicleEdit

When The South Australian Advertiser was first published, on 12 July 1858, the editor and managing director John H. Barrow also announced the South Australian Weekly Chronicle, which published on Saturdays.[1]

South Australian Chronicle and Weekly MailEdit

On 4 January 1868, with the installation of a new steam press, the size of the paper doubled to four sheets, or sixteen pages and changed its banner to The South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail. The editor at this time was William Hay, and its offices were on Grenfell Street.[2]

South Australian Weekly ChronicleEdit

On 16 April 1881 its banner was changed to The South Australian Weekly Chronicle, with which is incorporated the Weekly Mail. At this time it was 24 pages and the proprietors were Thomas King, Frederic Britten Burden and John Langdon Bonython, and was published at their offices, corner of King William and Currie Street, Adelaide.[3]

South Australian ChronicleEdit

On 16 March 1889 its banner was changed to The South Australian Chronicle, with which is incorporated the Weekly Mail. At this time it was 24 pages and the proprietors were Frederic Britten Burden and John Langdon Bonython, and was published in the offices of the South Australian Advertiser, Chronicle and Express, corner of King William and Currie Street, Adelaide.[4]

The ChronicleEdit

On 5 October 1895 its banner was changed to The Chronicle, with which is incorporated the Weekly Mail. At this time it was 48 pages and the proprietor was John Langdon Bonython, trading as J. L. Bonython, and was published in the offices of the South Australian Advertiser, The South Australian Chronicle and Express, corner of King William and Currie Street, Adelaide.[5] The last edition was 26 September 1975.[6]

DigitisationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Classified Advertising". The South Australian Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 12 July 1858. p. 1. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Advertising". South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 4 January 1868. p. 1. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "[No heading]". South Australian Weekly Chronicle. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 16 April 1881. p. 24. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Advertising". South Australian Chronicle. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 16 March 1889. p. 24. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Advertising". The Chronicle. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 12 October 1895. p. 1. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  6. ^ The State Library of South Australia:, likely the most authoritative collection. Accessed 20 January 2016.