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roz1
10-05-2009, 3:37 AM
Can anybody tell me where I can find the local paper for Woolwich or even the name.?
I am looking for the years 1930-1935 have tried looking on the net but have had no joy.

Roy Henderson
10-05-2009, 7:51 AM
Hi,

The local newspapers covering the period of your query were...

Woolwich Free Press
Woolwich Gazette
Woolwich Herald

You might find this link useful...

http://www.greenwichheritage.org/family/

Hope this helps.

Roy Henderson |wave|

Jaycee-K
10-05-2009, 5:44 PM
Hi roz1

Two other newspapers from Woolwich were Kentish Independent and Kentish Mercury, but whether they went back to the 1930's I am not too sure, but out of the two, the Kentish Independent was the main one for Woolwich.

Jaycee

Jaycee-K
10-05-2009, 5:49 PM
Oh dear - I have just viewed Roy's link and I see that the Mercury was around in the 1930's the Independent coming later. Sorry about that and thanks Roy for your link, it was very interesting

:confused:
Jaycee

roz1
13-05-2009, 12:27 AM
Thank-you all so much for your help looks like I'm of to Greenwich heritage center in the summer.

v.wells
13-05-2009, 2:07 AM
Too bad it's not online - I could use it!