Magazine Data Page 347

Magazine Issues  
Home Previous Next Magazines Indexes

Our Animal Friends

The official organ of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals which often published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1875 – 1909
Publishers:   The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Our Boys [1876]

Total Issues: 122

Really a retitle of The Boys' Own, or Weekly Story Teller.

Issues & Index Sources

  24-Feb-1876 – 20-Jun-1878: Bibliographic Listing: Our Boys and New York Boys Weekly

#merges with Young Men of America


  Norman L. Munro


  large tabloid story-paper








  Dime Novel Bibliography

Our Boys [1883]

Total Issues: 26

"In No.12 the paper announced that they had opened a new clothing shop called "Our Boys" at 149 Newington Causeway, London S.E., with branches at Holborn Viaduct and Kings Cross, in which boys could buy clothing 20% cheaper than anywhere else, because it had come straight from the manufacturer. Velvet suits, sailor suits, Eton suits, Norfolk suits, were amongst the many advertised."

Incorporates: Grip from 14-Feb-1884

Issues & Index Sources

  24-Nov-1883 – 17-May-1884

#becomes Our Boys (New Series)


  General Publishing Co.


  Edward A. Morton



Our Boys [1892]

Total Issues: 1

Not a story paper, just two printed pages in which the Editor gave a long-winded talk about how they hoped boys would buy his paper which would contain real manly stories and first class articles for intelligent boys. No such magazine was forthcoming.

Issues & Index Sources:  30-Jul-1892
Publishers:   Boswell Printing Co.
Pagecounts:   2pp

Our Boys [1897]

Total Issues: 1

Gifford notes "may be registration copy only."

Issues & Index Sources:  21-Jul-1897: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   weekly

Our Boys [1911]

Total Issues: 1

Gifford notes "may be registration copy only." "Contained pictures and stories of interest. Main story was written by Andrew Murray entitled "Pleasure Island"." (W.O.G. Lofts)

Issues & Index Sources:  28-Mar-1911
Publishers:   Temple Press
Frequency:   weekly

Our Boys [1914]

Our Boys was a children's magazine published by the Educational Company of Ireland and the Christian Brothers, beginning in 1914. Modelled on the British "Boy's Own" tradition but informed by a Catholic and nationalist ideology, it included cartoons and prose adventure adventure stories in English and Irish.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1914 – ?
Publishers:   Educational Co. of Ireland, 65 Mid Abbey Street, Dublin; Congregation of Christian Brothers, Dublin
Prices:   1d; 2d
Pagecounts:   36pp
Frequency:   monthly

Our Boys and Girls

Issues & Index Sources:  1877 – 1910
Publishers:   Sunday School Union?, 2 Ludgate Circus Buildings, London E.C.
Prices:   ½d
Frequency:   monthly (25th of month)

Our Boys and Girls' Band of Hope Journal

Total Issues: 12

Subtitled "To aid young people in Band of Hope and Temperance Work".

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1886 – Sep-1887
Publishers:   (S. Knowles?), Manchester
Editors:   S. Knowles
Frequency:   monthly

Our Boys' and Girls' Weekly [1911]

Title listed by Lofts with no further details; possibly an alternative title for Our Boys (qv) issued in 1911.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1911
Publishers:   Temple Press

Our Boys' and Girls' Weekly [1935]

Total Issues: 44

Religious paper distributed through local church organisations. Contained very short stories, poems, puzzles and readings from the Bible. Very high moral tone.

Issues & Index Sources:  3-Mar-1935 – 29-Dec-1935
Publishers:   Victory Press, Park Crescent, Clapham Park, London S.W.4
Editors:   Herbert A. Court
Formats:   about 8" x 5"
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   4pp

Our Boys and The Boys' Companion

Total Issues: 1

Gifford notes "may be registration copy only."

Issues & Index Sources:  30-Jul-1892
Publishers:   Boswell & Co.

Our Boys' Journal

Total Issues: 330

Issues & Index Sources:  30-Aug-1876 – 27-Dec-1882
Publishers:   E.J. Brett
Editors:   Edwin J. Brett
Formats:   8½" x 12"
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

Our Boys' Magazine

Total Issues: 725

Religious magazine. Called 'A monthly paper for schoolboys, edited by university men'. Not to be confused with The Boys' Magazine weekly even though both ran simultaneously.

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1886 – Dec-1926

#incorporated into The Boys' Magazine


  Children's Special Service Mission



Our Boys (New Series)

Total Issues: 13

Issues & Index Sources:  24-May-1884 – 16-Aug-1884
Publishers:   General Publishing Co.
Frequency:   weekly

Our Boys' Paper [1880]

Total Issues: 117

Issues & Index Sources

  18-Nov-1880 – 31-Jan-1883

#incorporated into The Boys' World


  Allingham & Holloway


  Ralph Rollington





Home Previous Next Magazines Indexes