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Goulburn Evening Penny Post

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Goulburn Evening Penny Post

The Goulburn Evening Penny Post was an English language newspaper published in Goulburn, New South Wales from 1870-1957. At various times the paper was known as Goulburn Evening Penny Post, and Southern Counties General Advertiser, Goulburn and Queanbeyan Evening Penny Post and Southern Counties General Advertiser, Goulburn and Queanbeyan Evening Penny Post and Goulburn Evening Post and later absorbed a rival newspaper the Goulburn Herald before finally shortening its name to the Goulburn Post.

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History

The newspaper first appeared in 1870 under the masthead Goulburn Evening Penny Post, and Southern Counties General Advertiser and was published three times per week by Thomas Daniel and George Grey. It is one of the earlier newspapers in the colony commencing publication in 1870, thirty years before the federation of Australia. The paper changed names several times:

A special edition of the Goulburn Evening Penny Post was issued on 25 October 1920, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the city of Goulburn.

Digitisation

The various versions of the paper have been digitised up until 1953 as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program project hosted by the National Library of Australia.

References

Goulburn Evening Penny Post Wikipedia


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