The Referee (newspaper)

The Referee was a newspaper published in Sydney, Australia from 1886 to 1939.[1]

History

The Referee was first published on 20 October 1886 by Edward Lewis. In 1933 it absorbed The Arrow. It ceased on 31 August 1939.[2]

In 1887 Nat Gould started work as "Verax", horse-racing editor for the paper, which published in serial form his first novel, With the Tide, followed by his next five. He returned to England in 1895.[3]

Digitisation

This paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program project of the National Library of Australia.[4][5]

See also

References

  1. "Referee (Sydney, New South Wales)". Catalogue. State Library of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. "Arrow (Sydney, New South Wales)". Catalogue. State Library of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  3. "Nat Gould Passes". The Referee. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 30 July 1919. p. 1. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  4. "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  5. "Newspaper Digitisation Program". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
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