Barbara Whitehead

Barbara Whitehead

21st November 1930 - 19th January 2011

Barbara Whitehead is a novelist of imagination and intrigue. The mysterious historical world that is a backdrop to her crime novels, is second to none in terms of atmosphere and descriptive mastery.

Here you can find out more about the captivating world of Barbara's 'York Cycle of Mysteries' or the charming world of her historical romance.

Barbara was born in Sheffield, UK in 1930. She now lives at Thornton near Bradford, though for many years she lived in York - the city in which her crime novels are set.

Barbara passed away peacefully on January the 19th 2011, she had been suffering from Altzheimers disease.

A funeral service will be held at Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate, on Friday 28 January at 2.20. All friends are invited to attend.

Family flowers only but donations may be made to Heath Lodge residential home (HNHA, 6 Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9AB) who provided excellent and loving care during Barbara’s final years.