November 12, 2019 History of Whitchurch Herald & Herald Printers

Category: Whitchurch Herald


HERALD PRINTERS (WHITCHURCH) LTD

When the Whitchurch Herald newspaper was sold to the Thompson organization in January 1975, this transference of newspaper proprietorship brought...

SALE OF THE NEWSPAPER

Independent to Thompson  In early 1974, the decision was taken to approach the Chester Chronicle and associated newspaper a member...

CENTENARY

Celebrations In 1969, the Herald celebrated its centenary with a special edition tracing the 100 years history of the area...

EDITORS

Early Patronage From its very earliest days, the Ecclestons have been involved closely with the Herald, for Joseph Eccleston in...

FROM STEAM TO AUTOMATION

Steam Power The first Herald was printed by steam power and set by hand with the compositors averaging 6d per...

FOUNDER

Robert Barrow Jones, was the founder and original proprietor of the first Herald and he had succeeded at an early...

EARLY DAYS

History of Newspapers In tracing the history of the Whitchurch Herald, it is as well to sketch in a little...