The Western Mail
Wales's oldest daily newspaper circulating across Wales and the border counties. Founded in 1869 by John Crichton-Stuart (1847-1900), the newspaper's main content is Welsh, British and international news. The newspaper was bought in 1877 by Henry Lascelles Carr (1841-1902), one of its first editors, and Daniel Owen, with the Western Mail Ltd proprietors between ca.1900 and 1930, the Western Mail and Echo Ltd until the 2000s, and Media Wales in 2011. Originally a conservative newspaper it was politically independent by 1975.
The copyright status or ownership of this resource is unknown (images for 1869-1900 with thanks to the British Library).
Published and printed in Cardiff by Abel Nadin yn 1869, by the Western Mail Ltd between ca.1900 and 1931, by the Western Mail and Echo Ltd until the 2000s and by Media Wales in 2011.
1869 - 1900 (8,520 available issues)
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