The Referee (newspaper)

The Referee was a newspaper published in Sydney, Australia from 1886 to 1939.[1]

Referee 20 October 1886

HistoryEdit

The Referee was first published on 20 October 1886 as The Sydney Referee by Edward Lewis.[2] In 1933 it absorbed The Arrow.[3] It ceased on 31 August 1939.[4][5]

In 1887 Nat Gould started work as "Verax", horse-racing editor for the paper, which published in serial form his first novel, With the Tide, followed by his next five. He returned to England in 1895.[6]

DigitisationEdit

This paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program project of the National Library of Australia.[7][8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Referee (Sydney, New South Wales)". Catalogue. State Library of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Issue 1 Page 1". The Sydney Referee (1). New South Wales, Australia. 20 October 1886. p. 1 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Arrow (Sydney, New South Wales)". Catalogue. State Library of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  4. ^ "The Referee (Sydney)". Catalogue. State Library of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  5. ^ ""The Referee" Says "Good-bye"". The Referee (2736). New South Wales, Australia. 31 August 1939. p. 1. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Nat Gould Passes". The Referee. Sydney. 30 July 1919. p. 1. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013.

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