Sold for half a penny, it was a four-page broadsheet newspaper.
It changed its name to the Coventry Evening Telegraph on 17 November 1941, and then the Coventry Telegraph on 2 October 2006 (which reflected its switch to morning publication).
My friend Maria is a typical convert to online dating.
An intelligent, attractive and sociable woman in her early thirties, she initially thought dating websites were for losers.
Always be polite In reality you wouldn’t stop chatting to someone in the street mid-flow if they were boring you in a conversation; however, online you can.
Internet dating has come a long way since Kindred Spirits started online in 2005.
57 - Solihull, West Midlands "I don't want to be part of a club that would have people like me as a member" I am witty, intelligent, thoughtful and charming, or so I bribed my friends to say about me. We have been bringing together readers of The Times And Sunday Times since 2005, and if you're looking for love, romance or old-fashioned friendship, Encounters Dating can introduce you to like-minded people.
Early days or rather should say early months but the prognosis is good. It was very hard for me to go out there on a dating website, but after a few unsuitable matches and fans, I have to say that my misgivings about dating online were not justified. If you locked this particular man in Waterstones with some fine wine (red by the way), a selection of cheeses...
However, persevere and there could be something – or someone – worth while waiting for you at the end.
When writing or compiling your profile try to think about what keeps you keen and interested when reading other profiles.
However, if the photo is 15 years old and show you with a long-lost flat stomach and full head of hair, then keep it honest - ask a friend to take some updated versions instead.
The same works with claiming you are a millionaire, own a yacht and drive a Ferrari - it's only impressive if it's true.