End of publication:
Notes on Dates:
The Canton Register was published in Guangzhou from 8 November 1827 to June 1843 and was followed by The Hongkong late Canton Register (June 20, 1843 - Dec. 26, 1843). Followed by The Hongkong Register (1844-1859)
Weekly (Feb 4,1828 - Aug 23, 1828)
Biweekly (Sep 6, 1828 - Dec 26, 1833)
Weekly (Jan 7, 1834 - Dec. 26, 1843)
4 pages; rectangular pages, 1 page per 1 side of a sheet; vertical orientation
(vol.1 issue0001 p0004) 13 Dollars per annum. Single numbers 50 cents, payable half-yearly.
(vol.2 issue0001 p0005)The Register is sold at Markwick & Lane's at 50 cents. Price Current & Commercial Remarks separately, 25 cents.
(vol.12 issue0001 p0001)To the Canton Register and General Price Current. Per Annum $16, payable quarterly.
Wood, William Wightman (Editor)
The Canton Register was an English language newspaper founded by Scottish merchants James Matheson and his nephew Alexander together with Philadelphian William Wightman Wood, the first editor. First published in Canton on Nov. 8, 1827 in Guangzhou, China, it was one of China's first English-language newspapers.
Publication start in Canton, moved to Macao in June 1839 and to Honkong in June 1843. (Cf. King. A research guide to China coast newspapers, 1822-1911)
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Notes on publishing information:
The Canton register including price current 1827 -1833
The Canton register without price current 1833 -1843
The Hongkong late Canton Register
Vol.16, no.25 (June 20, 1843) - Vol 16, no. 52 (Dec. 26, 1843)
The Hongkong register
Published as: Hong Kong register and government gazette
Vol. 17, no. 1 (681) (Jan. 2, 1844)- Ceased in 1859.