The Pittenweem Register was first published on Thursday November 14th 1844. This local newspaper was “not published on a specific day, like a Magazine Newspaper, but will appear now and again, as occasion requires. When any occurrence takes place in our own and surrounding towns, requiring notice, it will then appear. It is intended to publish the births, Marriages and Deaths of the district. It will be free of any charge, given as a wrapper round goods purchased; but any person requiring more copies than one, may have them for One Halfpenny each”.