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The Watford Observer was first published on January 24, 1863, by Samuel Alexander Peacock, son of Watford printer and bookbinder, John Peacock, one of the founders of the town's printing industry in the early 19th Century.A copy of the very first front page is pictured right.If you are dissatisfied with our answer, you may then refer the matter to IPSO.

Silva added: “It’s difficult news for us, it’s mostly a pity for him though.

The four-page newspaper, called The Watford Observer and General Advertiser for Watford, Bushey and Rickmansworth, was intended to be a paper for the people and by the people.

More than a century later, this sentiment holds true.

In those days, almost all small weekly newspapers were printed in London.

Three pages of the Watford Observer were produced in the capital and were transported to Watford.

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