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Tait, Gavin

Record IDcni00058666
Last Edit2014-03-14

General Note

The proprietor of “The Inverness Advertiser” was James McCosh. McCosh came from Dundee where he had conducted “The Northern Warder”. The first number of the “Advertiser” appeared on 19 June 1849, McCosh dying a few months later. After his death it was carried on for his interest, Thomas Mulock, the father of Mrs Craik, the author of John Halifax Gentleman acting as editor for a while. In 1850 it was purchased by George Frances of Silverwells, and continued in various hands until December 1885, when the copyright was bought by “The Inverness Courier”. It was a Free Church paper.

More Information

Dates of Activity1849-1852
Activitynewspaper printer
Online Ressourcehttp://www.nls.uk/
Scottish Book Trade Index online (list)

Place of Activity

Place of ActivityInverness
Inverness; 78 Church Street (1852)

Related Entries

See alsoThe Inverness Advertiser (1849)


HeadingTait, Gavin
used in: National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index


Found inSlater 1852. — Cowan. — John Noble. “Bibliography of Inverness Newspapers and Periodicals. Stirling, 1903.”

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