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Wedding Bells

Total Issues: 465 (approximately, may be 470)

See Waite, Quest for Bloods, pp.59-60.

Issues & Index Sources

  29-Nov-1870 – 1879
  1880 – 1883, as Wedding Bells Novelette (unconfirmed)




  tabloid (imperial quarto)







The Wedding Ring

Total Issues: 40 (approximately)

A companion to Wedding Bells.

Issues & Index Sources:  6-Mar-1871 – Nov-1871?
Publishers:   Brett
Formats:   tabloid (quarto)
Prices:   ½d
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

Weekend (Magazine) [1960s]

In 1962 was requesting "short stories (1000 words) with plenty of atmosphere".

Issues & Index Sources

  25-Nov-1904 – 25-Oct-1919, as Daily Mail (Overseas Ed.) (#1-779)
  1-Nov-1919 – 27-Jul-1946, as Overseas Daily Mail (#780-2174)
  3-Aug-1946 – 16-Dec-1950, as Overseas and Transatlantic Mail (#2175-2401)
  23-Dec-1950 – 26-May-1951, as Weekly Overseas Mail (#2402-2424)
  2-Jun-1951 – 4-Sep-1952, as Weekly Overseas Mail (Home & Forces Ed.) (#2425-2491)
  11-Sep-1952 – 2-Jul-1953, as Weekly Overseas Mail (Home Ed) (#2482-2534)
  9-Jul-1953 – 29-May-1957, as Weekend Mail (#2535-2733)
  5-Jul-1957 – 4-Mar-1986, as Weekend (#2735-)
  11-Mar-1986 – 17-Mar-1987, as Weekend Magazine
  24-Mar-1987 – 4-Nov-1989, as Weekend


  Northcliffe House, London EC4


  David Hill (1962-1983)



Weekend [1990s]

Saturday magazine supplement to The Guardian newspaper.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Editors:   Deborah Orr (in 1998)
Frequency:   weekly

Weekend Mail

see under Weekend (Magazine)

Week End Novels

A newspaper format publication issued on a weekly basis with each issue containing a complete novel. These were usually reprints of novels that had originally as hard-cover books, though occasionally a novel appearing in Week End Novels was the first UK appearance.

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Friend and Family Stories

Total Issues: 126

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Oct-1912 – 6-Mar-1915
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Illustrated

see under Illustrated

Weekly Lakeside

Total Issues: 46

Issues & Index Sources:  1882
Publishers:   Donnelly, Lloyd & Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Weekly Magazine

See Waite The Quest for Bloods p.103.

Issues & Index Sources:  22-Dec-1847 – Feb-1848
Publishers:   Wilkins
Formats:   small tabloid
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

The Weekly News

"Serial stories of 40,000 - 60,000 words, with strong plot and love interest".

Issues & Index Sources:  1855 – present
Publishers:   D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd, Courier Place, Dundee
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Novelette

Total Issues: 312

Issues & Index Sources:  1857 – 1862
Publishers:   Ballou
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Weekly Novelist

Total Issues: 416

Issues & Index Sources:  1872 – 1880
Publishers:   Pictorial Printing
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Weekly Overseas Mail

see under Weekend (Magazine)

The Weekly Saturday Star Journal

see under Saturday Journal

The Weekly Tale-Teller

Total Issues: 365

Carried 7 or 8 short stories each issue with short serials. Noted for "Sanders of the River" stories by Edgar Wallace; usually carried a weird story each issue along with more general light-hearted stuff. Authors include A.M. Burrage, Alice & Claude Askew, Jessie Douglas Kerruish, Douglas Newton, M.P. Shiel.

Issues & Index Sources:  8-May-1909 – 29-Apr-1916: FictionMags Index (incomplete after 26-Sep-1914)
Publishers:   Harry Shurey, London
Editors:   Isabel Thorne
Formats:   slim, saddle-stapled magazine on pulp paper, usually unillustrated
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   48-56pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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The Weekly Telegraph

Probably a weekly supplement of The Sheffield Telegraph and sometimes referred to as the Sheffield Weekly Telegraph. Carried a considerable amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Welcome

Total Issues: 3142 (at least)

Issues & Index Sources

  15-Feb-1896 – 1-Oct-1938
  8-Oct-1938 – 9-Dec-1939, as Woman's Welcome
  16-Dec-1939 – 30-Jan-1960, as Weekly Welcome: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  D.C. Thomson, Dundee (moved to London in 1912)


  large digest (octavo)



Wee Wisdom

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1991: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Unity School of Christianity, 917 Tracy, Kansas City 6, MO
Editors:   Myrtle Fillmore (in 1893); Jane Palmer (in 1948)
Formats:   10" x 7.25" (in 1948)
Prices:   15c (in 1948)
Pagecounts:   34pp (in 1948)
Frequency:   monthly
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Weird Adventures

Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  May-1978 – Fall 1978: Science Fiction Index
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