Records created and collected by the Colne Valley Labour Party relating to the Party's notable MPs Victor Grayson and William Glenvil Hall. Victor Grayson was MP for Labour/socialist MP for the Colne Valley 1907-1910 and William Glenvil Hall was Labour MP for the Colne Valley 1939-1962.
Victor Grayson, MP records Series
1905-1985Records relating to Victor Grayson, Labour/socialist MP for the Colne Valley 1907-1910. The series includes records relating to Victory Grayson that were collected by the Colne Valley Labour Party and by David Clark (during his research into Grayson). The records include promotional materials from Grayson's election campaigns, photographs and postcards of Grayson, newspaper articles containing stories about Grayson and various other records.
Also an exhibition board of Victor Grayson following the declaration of the Colne Valley by election, 19 July 1907 [Local History Exhibition at the University of Huddersfield, 2006]
William Glenville Hall, MP records Item
1939-1962Records concerning the life and career of William Glenvil Hall as Labour MP for the Colne Valley 1939-1962. The records include: Colne Valley Election Special newspapers for the 1939 by-election and the 1945 General Election; election pamphlets for Will Hall for 1939, 1945, 1950, 1951 and 1959; newspaper cuttings concerning the tributes that William Glenvil Hall received upon 21 years service as MP for the Colne Valley in 1960; and an order of service for the funeral of William Glenvil Hall, MP on 4 Nov 1962 at Slaithwaite Parish Church.