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John William Whiteley (1859 - 1936)

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John William Whiteley
Born in Wyke, Yorkshire West Riding, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Husband of — married in Pontefract, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Died in Brentwood, Essex, Englandmap
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John William Whiteley was a British artist at the beginning of the last century. He is known for his paintings of nude figures and landscapes. He exhibited nine works at the Royal Academy between 1882 and 1900 including ‘Under the Cliffs’, ‘A Lullaby’, 'Summer Weather' and ‘Toil and Prayer’.

He was born in 1859 to Henry and Mary Yeardley Whiteley in Wyke, West Yorkshire, and baptized 25 September 1859 at Leeds St Matthew, Yorkshire.

JW Whiteley married Catherine Frances Pickering at Pontefract St Giles and St Mary, Yorkshire. The couple had two children that survived to adulthood: Enid Mary and Wilfred Pickering Whiteley.

John William Whiteley, of Chalfont New Road, Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood, Essex died 16 May 1936.


"England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," John William Whiteley, 1859.

West Yorkshire, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910

1871 - 1911 England Censuses.

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935.

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007.

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.

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