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  • The Sherborne Mercury is a defunct regional newspaper, published in Sherborne, Dorset, United Kingdom. It was a hugely influential newspaper, particularly as its news coverage and distribution went well beyond that of the boundaries of Dorset. It was published by Robert Goadby, a printer and bookseller. It commenced publishing in 1737, and it eventually became the Sherborne & Yeovil Mercury. It was sometimes known as the Western Flying Post. Robert Goadby died in Oborne, Dorset, where his body is buried in the local churchyard.

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