Death Of Tumut Newspaper Man

Narandera Argus and Riverina Advertiser

21 October 1949

The death of Mr. Alexander Wilkie Watson, proprietor of the “Tumut & Adelong Times" for the last 50 years, occurred on Monday.

Mr. Wilkie Watson, who was 80 years of age, had not taken an active interest in the 'Times” for the past seven years.

He was well known in country newspaper circles, and served two terms on the executive of the Country Press Association.

Mr. Wilkie Watson is survived by a widow and four sons.

The funeral took place at Tumut on Wednesday.  

Death of Mr. A. W. Watson

The Goulburn Evening Post

19 October 1949

The death occurred on Friday last of Mr. Alexander Wilkie Watson, senior member of A. Wilkie Watson and Sons, Pty. Ltd., "Tumut Times" and "Adelong Express."

Mr. Watson was 80 years of age and leaves a widow and four sons, Clyde (Goulburn), Errol Wilkie, Edward Alexander and Harold Douglas.