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Photographs
A collection of images related to the family of John Henry Whitley. (1866-1935), MP for Halifax and Speaker of the House of Commons. Collection is split into five categories. Categories include: photographs of J.H. Whitley; photographs of J.H. Whitley's family and photographs of Prime Ministers and other public figures. Two categories relate to photographs of gifts presented to J.H. Whitley.

The Whitley family's pictures include images of H. H. Asquith, Lady Margot Asquith, Stanley Baldwin, Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Cave, Alan Cobham, Sir Edward Grey, David Lloyd George, Ramsay MacDonald, Earl of Oxford, J. H. Whitley, Canon J. M. Wilson and Philip Snowden.
  • JHW/5/1

    Photographs of J. H. Whitley Subseries

    1876-1928
    Series includes a photograph of John Henry Whitley as a boy with his father, stepmother and siblings; photographs of Whitley as the Speaker of the House of Commons and photographs of Whitley with his children and cars.
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  • JHW/5/2

    Photographs of J. H. Whitley's Family Subseries

    ?-1921
    Series includes a photograph of J. H. Whitley's mother and grandmother, and a photograph of his youngest son Oliver at the age of 9. The series also holds photographs of the Whitley Family Monument at Lister Lane Cemetery in Halifax. Complied by Stuart Wilkinson. Includes monuments for: J. H. Whitley, Alfred W. Whitley, Edward N. Whitley, Ada R. Whitley, Emma D. Crook, Samuel Rinder-Whitley, Sarah Whitley, Nathan Whitley and Lucy Whitley.
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  • JHW/5/3

    Photographs of Prime Ministers and other notables Subseries

    1926-1927
    Series includes personal snapshots taken by Oliver Whitley and press cuttings of numerous politicians and other public figures. Persons photographed include: H. H. Asquith, Lady Margot Asquith, Stanley Baldwin, Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Cave, Alan Cobham, Sir Edward Grey, David Lloyd George, Ramsay MacDonald, Earl of Oxford, J. H. Whitley, Canon J. M. Wilson and Philip Snowden.
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  • JHW/5/4

    Photograph of Silver Plate presented to J. H. Whitley by the Secretary of State for India in Council (copy) Item

    1931
    Photograph of Silver Plate presented to J. H. Whitley by the Secretary of State for India in Council. The silver plate measured 18. 5 inches diameters on 4 legs. The plate was presented in recognition of his services as Chairman of the Royal Commission on Labour in India, 1929-1931.

    Printed from VADS (online resource for visual arts)
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  • JHW/5/5

    Photographs of silver casket presented by the town of Halifax to J. H. Whitley Subseries

    1997
    Photographs of silver casket presented by the town of Halifax to J. H. Whitley
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