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Boys' Herald [1866]

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Jan-1866 – 24-Mar-1866

#incorporated into Boys' Own Reader and Companion

Publishers

  Jenkins

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

The Boys' Herald [1877]

Total Issues: 100

Authors include Charles Stevens, Charles H. Ross, Percy B. St. John, Henry Baker and anonymous reprints by Errym.

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Jan-1877 – 30-Nov-1878

#incorporated into The Halfpenny Journal

Publishers

  John Dicks

Editors

  George Frederick Pardon

Formats

  tabloid (large quarto)

Prices

  1d

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

Boys' Herald [1903]

Total Issues: 461+69=530

Popular boys story paper companion to The Boys' Friend with many of the same authors

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Aug-1903 – 3-Feb-1912
  10-Feb-1912 – 18-May-1912, as The Herald
  25-May-1912 – 13-Sep-1913, as Cheer Boys Cheer

#superseded by The Boys' Journal

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, Fleetway House (25-May-1912 - 13-Sep-1913)

Editors

  ?: Hamilton Edwards (Editor-in-Chief)
  1904 – 1907: Cecil H. Bullivant
  1911 – 1913: Horace Phillips
  25-May-1912 – 13-Sep-1913: R. T. Eves (Assistant Editor)

Formats

  tabloid

Prices

  1d

Pagecounts

  1-Aug-1903 – 18-May-1912: 16pp
  25-May-1912 – 13-Sep-1913: 36pp

Frequency

  weekly (every Friday) (25-May-1912 - 13-Sep-1913)

The Boys' Herald [1921]

see under The Greyfriars Herald

The Boys' Holiday

Total Issues: 73

Mostly westerns, sea and school stories. Authors include Edward S. Ellis, William Murray Graydon, Edward Stratemeyer.

Issues & Index Sources

  14-Jan-1890 – 7-Oct-1890: Bibliographic Listing: Good News
  14-Oct-1890 – 13-Jun-1891, as The Holiday: Bibliographic Listing: Good News

Publishers

  Holiday Pub. Co., NY

Formats

  tabloid story-paper

Prices

  5c

Pagecounts

  8pp

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  Dime Novel Bibliography

Boys' Home Journal

Total Issues: 5

Becomes Comic Home Journal (comic).

Issues & Index Sources:  5-Apr-1895 – 3-May-1895
Publishers:   Harmsworth
Formats:   tabloid
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

Boys' Home Library

Total Issues: 24

Issues & Index Sources:  1887 – 1889
Publishers:   Burt
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Boy's Home Weekly

Total Issues: 40

Mostly school stories and adventure yarns. Emphasis on Horatio Alger, Jr., and Oliver Optic.

Issues & Index Sources:  17-May-1911 – 14-Feb-1912
Publishers:   Westbrook, NY
Formats:   octavo story-paper
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography
 

Boys' Illustrated Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  1865
Publishers:   Simpkin

Boys' Illustrated News

Total Issues: 61

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Apr-1881 – 31-May-1882

#incorporated into The Boys' Newspaper

Publishers

  Illustrated London News (Cassells); Fox

Editors

  Mayne Reid

Formats

  tabloid; smaller format from #40

Pagecounts

  8pp; 16pp from #40

Frequency

  weekly

The Boys' Journal [1863]

Total Issues: 98

Authors include Percy B. St. John, Mayne Reid, W. Stephen Hayward.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1863 – Feb-1871: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

#merges with The Youth's Play Hour

Publishers

  Henry Vickers, London

Editors

  Charles Brown

Prices

  in 1863: 3d
  1864 – 1871: 6d

Frequency

  monthly

The Boys' Journal [1913]

Total Issues: 72

Really a relaunch of Boy's Herald.

Issues & Index Sources

  20-Sep-1913 – 30-Jan-1915

#incorporated into Dreadnought

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, London

Editors

  ?: W. H. Back (Editor-in-Chief)
  1913 – 1915: Horace Phillips
  c. 1915: Lewis Carlton

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

Boys' Jubilee Journal

Total Issues: 61

Issues & Index Sources

  16-Apr-1887 – 9-Jun-1888

#becomes Young Briton's Journal

Publishers

  Guy Rayner

Frequency

  weekly

The Boys' Leader [1878]

Total Issues: 33

Mostly school stories and westerns.

Issues & Index Sources

  17-Nov-1878 – 29-Jun-1879: Dime Novel Bibliography

#merges with Boys of New York

Publishers

  Frank Tousey, NY

Formats

  tabloid boys' story paper

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  Dime Novel Bibliography

Boys' Leader [1880]

Total Issues: 52+229=281

Reprints stories from USA.

Issues & Index Sources

  1-May-1880 – 1882
  11-Sep-1895 – 14-Feb-1900

#incorporated into Boys of London and Boys of New York

Publishers

  Henry Wells Jackson, 2 Red Lion Court

Formats

  11¼" x 8½"

Prices

  ½d

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

Boys' Leader [1903]

Total Issues: 101

Boys' story-paper companion to Big Budget. Includes Funny Pips supplement (a comic) for first 15 issues.

Issues & Index Sources

  18-Sep-1903 – 12-Aug-1905

#incorporated into Big Budget

Publishers

  C. Arthur Pearson, 17 Henrietta Street, London W.C.

Editors

  Arthur Brooke (Arthur C. Marshall); John R. Wade (assistant)

Prices

  1d

Frequency

  weekly (every Tuesday)
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The Boys' Leisure Hour

Total Issues: 379

A supplement edition of Boys' Half-Holiday was given away in 1887. Incorporates: Boys' Half Holiday.

Issues & Index Sources

  23-Aug-1884 – 28-Nov-1891: FictionMags Index (incomplete)

#merges with The Boys' Standard

Publishers

  Charles Fox, London

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly


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