William Whiteley blue plaque in Wakefield
William Whiteley 1831-1907, the self-styled universal provider and founder of one of the world's first department stores, was apprenticed hereabouts in 1848 to Harnew and Clover, drapers
- Erected: 1 January 1995
- Plaque Colour: Blue
- Subject Commemorated: William Whiteley
William Whiteley (29 September 1831 – 24 January 1907) was an English entrepreneur of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the founder of Whiteleys department store.
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- Location: Central Chambers, the Bull Ring
- Metropolitan District: Wakefield City Council
- Metropolitan District Ward: Wakefield North
- UK Parliament Constituency: Wakefield
- Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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