Berkshire Newspapers

Reading area

The Reading Mercury, or, Weekly Entertainer 1723-1725
continued as The Reading Mercury and Oxford Gazette, etc. 1767-1831
continued as Reading Mercury, Oxford Gazette and Berkshire County Paper, etc 1831-1839
continued as Reading Mercury, Oxford Gazette, Newsbury Herald and Berks County Paper, etc. 1839-1960
continued as Reading Mercury, etc. 1960-1970
continued as Berkshire Mercury 1970-1979

The Reading Journal 1737-1740
The Reading Journal 1739
continued as The Reading Journal, or, Weekly Review 1744-1748

Berkshire Chronicle 1825-1912
continued as Berkshire Daily Chronicle 1912-1914
continued as Berkshire Chronicle 1914-1961
continued as Reading and Berkshire Chronicle 1961-1965
continued as Reading Chronicle 1965-

The Oxford City & County Chronicle 1837-1842
continued as The Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette 1842-1845
continued as Oxford Chronicle and Berks and Bucks Gazette 1845-1929
subsequently incorporated with Oxford Times

Berks Telegraph 1869-1973
subsequently incorporated with Reading Observer

The Reading Examiner, Windsor and Eton Herald, and Berkshire County Chronicle 1872-1874
Berkshire Weekly News 1872
Reading Observer, Berks Telegraph, and Bucks, Hants, Oxfordshire and Surrey Newspaper 1873-1878
continued as Reading Observer 1878-1924

Reading Express and Berkshire Independent, 1879-1884

The Wag 1889 subsequently discontinued

The Bellman, and Royal County's Commentator for Reading, etc. 1891

The North Berks Standard 1906

The Reading & County Times 1909-1910 subsequently discontinued

Reading Record 1912-1913 subsequently discontinued

The Caversham Observer 1923-1924

Reading Citizen 1924-1952
The Reading Co-operator 1932-1935 subsequently discontinued

Reading Review 1935-1949
continued as Reading & Berkshire Review 1949-1953
continued as Berkshire & Reading Review 1954

Evening Gazette 1935-1938
continued as Reading Gazette 1939

Berkshire Co-operative Leader 1939-1940

Berkshire Chronicle (Country edition) 1947-1961
continued as Reading and Berkshire Chronicle 1961-1965
continued as Reading Chronicle 1965-1967
subsequently discontinued

Reading Standard (Bracknell, Wokingham & Twyford edition) 1963-1965 subsequently discontinued
Reading Standard (Henley, South Oxon, Upper Thames edition) 1963-1965
Reading Standard (Thatcham, Tadley, Theale area) 1963-1965 subsequently discontinued
Reading Standard (Bracknell, Wokingham & Twyford edition) 1963-1965 subsequently discontinued
Reading Standard (Henley, South Oxon, Upper Thames edition) 1963-1965
Reading Standard (Thatcham, Tadley, Theale area) 1963-1965
subsequently discontinued

Evening Post 1965-1994
continued as Reading Evening Post 1994-

Reading Chronicle (midweek) 1986-

South Oxfordshire Chronicle 1987-

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