Celebrating 200 years of news on the Rock
         


THE BIRTH OF A NEWSPAPER

On 4 May 1801, a bulletin headed, "Continuation of the Intelligence from Eygpt received by His Majesty's ship Flora in three weeks from Alexandria," was printed

 
 


 

 

Gibraltar Chronicle Ltd,
2 Library Gardens,
P.O. Box 27,
Gibraltar.

Tel: +350 78589
Fax: +350 79927
email: gibchron@gibnet.gi

 



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List of editors:


EDITORS 1801 - 1870
1801 Charles J Bouisson
1854 James Farmer
1858 Thomas Gordon
1862 Edmund Cresswell

 

1870 - 1939 EDITORS
1870 H Mainwaring Dunstan - Assistant Commissary
1874 Rev B S Dawson - Assistant Civil Chaplain
1876 Captain C J Gilbard - Brigade Major
1877 A Bridgman - Ordnance Stores Department
1879 Captain Hildyard - Brigade Major
1883 Captain J C Dalton - Deputy Assistant Adjutant General
1887 Major G C Wynne - Deputy Assistant Adjutant General
1889 Captain Inglefield - Brigade Major
1891 Major Grogan - Black Watch
1893 Major H Mends - King's Royal Rifle Corps
1893 Captain W D Jones - Deputy Assistant Adjutant General
1894 Surgeon-Captain Macpherson - Army Medical Service
1896 Captain Moore - South Wales Borderers
1896 Lieutenant Colonel Bourne - Army Service Corps
1898 Colonel Dundas - Deputy Assistant Adjutant General
1901 Major H Anderson - Royal Artillery
1903 Major R P Benson - Royal Artillery
1904 Major Conway-Gordon -Army Service Corps
1905 Major Banning - Royal Munster Fusiliers
1906 Lieutenant Colonel Chapman - Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
1907 Major H A L Howell - Royal Army Medical Corps
1910 Major F G E Cannot - Army Service Corps
1912 Captain A F U Green - Royal Artillery
1914 C J Griffin KC - Attorney General
1917 Lieutenant Colonel E L H James - Army Ordnance Department
1917 Major Disney-Roebuck- Royal Garrison Artillery
1918 Rev R M Pitt - Chaplain to the Forces
1919 Lieutenant Colonel E L H James OBE - late RAOC
1927 Major G H Teale DSO - late Lincolnshire Regiment
1934 N C Drury

WAR TIME EDITORS
1942 Major S A McLean
1942 E F E Ryan
1943 Brigadier Campbell
1944 Staff Sergeant Campbell (Acting Editor)
1945 Staff Sergeant Bentley (Acting Editor)

EDITORS 1946 to DATE
1946 G McCormick
1946 T Theobalds
1947 E F E Ryan
1966 Jon Searle
1987 Francis Cantos
1996 Dominique Searle



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