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The Daily Mail (Hull)

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The Daily Mail, Hull or The Hull Daily Mail was a British daily newspaper published in Hull. It was founded in september 1885 by leading Conservative party members who formed the Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire Conservative Newspaper & Printing Company Ltd. It incorporated the weekly Hull Packet which had been established in 1787. George Eastwood edited the Hull Daily Mail until 1890 when he was succeeded by Frederick Brent Grotrian, merchant, ship owner and Conservative MP for Kingston upon Hull East. Grotrian became the sole proprietor and the family continued to control the business until 1928. In 1930, the Hull Evening News was amalgamated with the Hull Daily Mail.


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