James Grant (newspaper editor)

James Grant (newspaper editor)

James Grant (1802, Elgin, MorayMay 23, 1879, London) was a British newspaper editor

Grant helped to found the "Elgin Courier" in 1827, editing it until 1833. Moving to London, he worked on the "Standard", the "Morning Chronicle" and the "Morning Advertiser". He also edited the "London Saturday Journal" (1839-1841) and "Grant's London Journal" (1841-2). From 1850 to 1871 he edited the "Morning Advertiser". Calvinist in religion, he edited the "Christian Standard" from 1872.


*"Random recollections of the House of Lords from the year 1830 to 1836 including personal sketches of the leading members", 1836
*"The great metropolis", 1836
*"The bench and the bar", 1837
*"The newspaper press; its origin--progress--and present position", 3 vols, 1871-2

External links

*D. M. Griffiths, [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/11263 ‘Grant, James (1802–1879)’] , "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography", Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 19 Dec 2007
*worldcat id|lccn-n85-6885

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