Pearson's Weekly

Pearson's Weekly was a British weekly periodical founded in London in 1890 by Arthur Pearson, who had previously worked on Tit-Bits for George Newnes.

The first issue was well advertised and sold a quarter of a million copies. The paper's stated aim was "To Interest, to Elevate and to Amuse".[1]

Notable fiction published

Further reading

  • George Locke, Pearson's Weekly: A Checklist of Fiction, 1890–1939 (Ferret Fantasy, 1990)


  1. Kevin Williams, Read All About It! A History of the British Newspaper (London: Routledge, 2009), p. 130
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