The Death of Jerome K. Jerome – 14 June 1927

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Jerome K. Jerome, the English author of ‘Three Men in a Boat’ and many other comic classics, died in Northampton on 14 June 1927, aged 68.

To mark the day, here are two newspaper obituaries which celebrate his life and writing.

historical newspaper report about the death of jerome k jerome

Dundee Courier – Saturday 18 September 1926

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19260918/167/0008

historical newspaper report about the death of jerome k jerome

Aberdeen Journal – Wednesday 15 June 1927

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000577/19270615/093/0008

historical newspaper report about the death of jerome k jerome

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette – Saturday 18 June 1927

Image © Northcliffe Media Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000514/19270618/089/0014

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