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Volume 3 of J.H. Whitley scrapbooks
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to J.H. Whitley's time as a Liberal MP.
  • JHW/2/3/1

    Newspaper article concerning local elections in Halifax Item

    06 Oct 1900
    Under the headline 'Halifax Polling: An Election in the Rain', article from the Halifax Courier on the subject of polling for the election of two MPs for Halifax. The article includes the declaration of the poll, an analysis of the voting, and a section on a Liberal meeting where Whitley and Billson discuss the results of the election.
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  • JHW/2/3/2

    Article concerning United Irish League in Halifax Item

    Undated
    Under the headline 'United Irish League: Halifax Branch', article about a meeting held by the United Irish League that took place immediately after the declaration of the poll, in which the leaders of the league commented on how they were glad and proud to have a staunch friend of Ireland, Whitley, as a Halifax representative.
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  • JHW/2/3/3

    Article concerning Councillor James Parker Item

    Undated
    Under the headline 'Councillor Parker and The Poll: Some Warm Speeches', article about a Labour Party meeting led by the Halifax Labour candidate James Parker, in which Parker comments that despite Labour's defeat, the election of a Liberal has helped to drown 'a terrific big worm' (the Conservative Party).
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  • JHW/2/3/4

    Newspaper article concerning John Brigg Item

    06 Oct 1900
    Under the headline 'Mr J. H. Whitley, MP, Supports Mr John Brigg', article from the Halifax Courier which comments on Whitley's support for the Liberal candidate for Keighley, John Brigg.
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  • JHW/2/3/5

    Letter published in newspaper concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    06 Oct 1900
    Under the headline 'Mr Whitley and the Gasworkers: To the Editor of The Halifax Courier', letter published in the Halifax Courier from the Chairman of the Gas Committee, Mr. Woodhead, in which he considers Whitley's speech to the Gasworkers to be dishonest and inaccurate.
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  • JHW/2/3/6

    Letters published in newspaper concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    02 Mar 1901
    Under the headline 'Mr Whitley's Indiscretion; The Charges Withdrawn and To the Editor of The Halifax Guardian', extract containing three letters. The first is from a Mr W.M. Crabtree from the Halifax Conservative Union, in which he encloses two letters sent between himself and Whitley in regards to Whitley withdrawing comments he made against the Conservative Party in a speech.
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  • JHW/2/3/7

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    16 Mar 1901
    Under the headline 'Speech by Councillor Whitley MP', article accounting a speech made by Whitley, in which he discusses the Boer War, Tory legislation on education, the prevention of drunkenness in licensed houses as a good example of Conservative legislation and the Irish disturbance in the House of Commons.
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  • JHW/2/3/8

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    14 May 1901
    Under the headline 'Liberal Meetings Last Night: Mr J. H. Whitley MP and the South African Settlement', article about a public meeting at which Whitley was on the platform. Whitley discusses the end of the Boer War and gives his opinion on how the Government of South Africa should be governed from then on.
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  • JHW/2/3/9

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    18 May 1901
    Under the headline 'Mr Whitley and British Pluck', extract that shows a speech made by Whitley at a meeting, in which he welcomes back the men that fought in the Boer War.
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  • JHW/2/3/10

    Article concerning Halifax Boys' Camp Item

    29 Jun 1901
    Under the headline 'Halifax Boys at Filey: The First Week in Camp', article which details the activities at a Halifax Boys' Camp in Filey for one week.
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