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Press Cuttings
Section contains press-cuttings which regard the career and personal life of J. H. Whitley and his family.

The press cuttings concerning J. H. Whitley (JHW/6/1) highlight Whitley's career achievements from before his Speakership, then at the election of his Speakership, followed by his retirement from the Speakership and his post-Speakership career. The section containing obituaries and tributes to Whitley emphasise his political achievements.

The press cuttings concerning J. H. Whitley's Family (JHW/6/2) reflects significant moments in Whitley's personal life, such as the death of his step-mother, the marriage of his eldest daughter and the death of his first wife.

This section gives a useful overview of Whitley's impact through the reaction of the media to many aspects of his life.
  • JHW/6/1

    Press Cuttings concerning J. H. Whitley Subseries

    1892-1997
    Items, mainly press-cuttings, pertaining to the career and personal life of J. H. Whitley. Includes items relating to Whitley's career pre-Speakership, items relating to Whitley's election and retirement from the Speakership, items relating to Whitley's career post-Speakership and finally items relating to Whitley's death.
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  • JHW/6/2

    Press Cuttings concerning J. H. Whitley's Family Subseries

    1917-1941
    Items regarding member's of J. H. Whitley's family; includes press-cuttings concerning the death of J. H. Whitley's step-mother, J. H. Whitley's eldest daughter's marriage, the death of J. H. Whitley's first wife, J. H. Whitley's youngest daughter's rise as a hostess and finally the election of J. H. Whitley's eldest son and daughter as Mayor and Mayoress of Halifax.
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