Periodical Information At the Circulating Library

Periodical: Sheffield Independent

History: Published daily, price 1d. Full title: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent. A weekly supplement on Saturdays carried fiction. On 11 June 1887, the weekly supplement became the Sheffield Weekly Independent.

References: British Newspaper Archive; Law (Collins)

Novels and short stories serialized in Sheffield Independent:

  1. George Manville Fenn. A Little World. 23 October 1869-23 April 1870 (weekly).
  2. Florence Marryat. Fighting the Air. 7 November 1874-5 June 1875 (weekly).
  3. Edward James Mortimer Collins. Blacksmith and Scholar. 17 April-[?] 1875 (weekly).
  4. William Blanchard Jerrold. Black Eyed Susan's Boys. 5 June-[?] 1875 (weekly).
  5. Edward James Mortimer Collins. A Fight with Fortune. [?] 1875-12 February 1876 (weekly).
  6. George Manville Fenn. Webs in the Way. [?] 1875-27 May 1876 (weekly).
  7. Capt. Mayne Reid. Gwen Wynn. 3 June-2 December 1876 (weekly).
  8. Capt. Mayne Reid. The Flag of Distress. 10 March-20 October 1877 (weekly).
  9. James Payn. Less Black Than We're Painted. 10 November 1877-4 May 1878 (weekly).
  10. George Manville Fenn. The Parson o' Dumford. 29 June 1878-4 January 1879 (weekly).
  11. Charles Dickens. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. 19 October 1878-29 November 1879 (weekly).
  12. Wilkie Collins. "Percy and the Prophet." Little Novels. 1 February-1 March 1879 (weekly).
  13. Capt. Mayne Reid. The Free Lances. 25 October 1879-13 March 1880 (weekly).
  14. James Payn. A Confidential Agent. 10 January-24 December 1880 (weekly).
  15. William Black. Sunrise. 20 March 1880-26 March 1881 (weekly).
  16. Wilkie Collins. The Black Robe. 2 October 1880-26 March 1881 (weekly).
  17. John Saunders. Abel Drake's Wife. 2 April-27 August 1881 (weekly).
  18. John Saunders. Israel Mort, Overman. 14 January-8 July 1882 (weekly).
  19. Henry W. Lucy. Gideon Fleyce. 17 June-16 December 1882 (weekly).
  20. Margaret Oliphant. Sir Tom. 20 January-14 July 1883 (weekly).
  21. Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Phantom Fortune. 10 March-8 September 1883 (weekly).
  22. Benjamin L. Farjeon. The Sacred Nugget. 8 September 1883-23 February 1884 (weekly).
  23. Dora Russell. Out of Eden. 20 October 1883-19 April 1884 (weekly).
  24. Charles Reade. A Perilous Secret. 23 February-5 July 1884 (weekly).
  25. William Gordon Stables. From Pole to Pole. 8 March-27 September 1884 (weekly).
  26. Frederick Boyle. A Good Hater. 6 September 1884-[?] 1885 (weekly).
  27. Joseph Hatton. John Needham's Double. 16 May-13 June 1885 (weekly).
  28. Mary Elizabeth Braddon. "Cut by the County." The One Thing Needful. 20 June-15 August 1885 (weekly).
  29. George Manville Fenn. The Master of the Ceremonies. 4 July 1885-9 January 1886 (weekly).
  30. Wilkie Collins. The Evil Genius. 31 October 1885-1 May 1886 (weekly).
  31. Mary Elizabeth Braddon. The One Thing Needful. 27 March-7 August 1886 (weekly).
  32. Margaret Oliphant. The Son of his Father. 17 April-16 October 1886 (weekly).
  33. Edmund Downey. A House of Tears. 7 August-9 October 1886 (weekly).
  34. David Christie Murray. The Queen's Scarf. [?]-7 May 1887 (weekly).
  35. Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Like and Unlike. [?]-24 September 1887 (weekly).
  36. Mrs. Alexander. Forging the Fetters. 14 May-4 June 1887 (weekly).
  37. Benjamin L. Farjeon. Doctor Glennie's Daughter. 11 June-30 July 1887 (weekly).
  38. Margaret Wolfe Hungerford. The Duchess. 6 August-8 October 1887 (weekly).
  39. Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard. Mignon's Husband. 3 September-8 October 1887 (weekly).
  40. Walter Besant. Herr Paulus. 10 September 1887-3 March 1888 (weekly).
  41. Robert Williams Buchanan. The Heir of Linne. 15 October-31 December 1887 (weekly).
  42. Wilkie Collins. The Legacy of Cain. 18 February-7 July 1888 (weekly).
  43. Bret Harte. The Argonauts of North Liberty. 7 January-11 February 1888 (weekly).
  44. H. Rider Haggard. Colonel Quaritch V.C.. 23 June-24 November 1888 (weekly).
  45. William Gordon Stables. The Mystery of a Millionaire's Grave. 2 March-8 June 1889 (weekly).
  46. George H. Jessop. Judge Lynch. 6 July-21 September 1889 (weekly).
  47. Rosa Mulholland. Giannetta. 25 January-7 June 1890 (weekly).
  48. Fanny Du Tertre. The Lynn's Court Mystery. 21 February-28 March 1891 (weekly).
  49. Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock. Maid Marian and Robin Hood. 16 May-[?] 1891 (weekly).
  50. Hawley Smart. Beatrice and Benedick. 6 June-[?] 1891 (weekly).
  51. Robert Montgomery Bird. Nick of the Woods. [?] 1891-4 June 1892 (weekly).
  52. Margaret Wolfe Hungerford. Lady Verner's Flight. 1 October 1892-7 January 1893 (weekly).
  53. Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock. The Sting of the Scorpion. 29 October 1892-8 April 1893 (weekly).
  54. Dora Russell. A Hidden Chain. 12 November 1892-27 May 1893 (weekly).
  55. H. Rider Haggard. Montezuma's Daughter. 1 July-11 November 1893 (weekly).