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After the Falkland Islands Government closed down The Penguin on 30 June 1938 the Christ Church Cathedral took over the printing press and office. The Falkland Islands News Weekly & Church Bulletin was produced from June 1938 by the Reverend G Kenneth Lowe, chaplain of Christ Church Cathedral. This weekly newspaper was published on Thursdays and in addition to church sermons and news covered local news such as government notices, social events, arrivals & departures, shipping, births, deaths & marriages and later, war news.

Period Covered: June 1938 to 30 December 1943. Status: Incomplete set.


  • 1938 - Vol 1, issues 1 & 2.
  • 1941 - Vol 3, issues 27-28; Vol 4, issues 1-6, 8-9, 13-14, 16-26.
  • 1942 - Vol 5, issues 11 & 13.
  • 1943 - Vol 5, issues 44 & 47; Vol 6, issue 15.

pdf1938 - 14 July to 29 December.pdf25.45 MB

pdf1939 - January to June.pdf18.87 MB

pdf1939 - July to December.pdf18.56 MB

pdf1940 - January to June.pdf21.4 MB

pdf1940 - July to December.pdf20.82 MB

pdf1941.pdf2.86 MB

pdf1942.pdf24.1 MB

pdf1943 - January to June.pdf14.84 MB

pdf1943 - July to December.pdf16.25 MB


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