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John Barr

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1809–89),

of Craigilee, was ‘Poet to the Caledonian Society of Otago’ and inaugurated the Burns Club. Born in Paisley, Scotland, he was head of a large engineering firm before...

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John Barr

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1708/9–78)

John Barr was probably born at Oumby, Lincolnshire, and died either there or in Lincoln. The son of a farmer of the same name, he was admitted to Sidney ...

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Barr, John (1708)

Edited by A.C. Grayling, Naomi Goulder and Andrew Pyle.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 222 words.

John Barr was probably born at Oumby, Lincolnshire, and died either there or in Lincoln. The son of a farmer

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John Barr

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1809–89),

of Craigilee, was ‘Poet to the Caledonian Society of Otago’ and inaugurated the Burns Club. Born in Paisley, Scotland, he was head of a large engineering firm before...

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John Barr

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Jonathan Barr, England. After training at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, Barr made his theatrical debut in a West End production of Oliver! Subsequently, he played roles in several ...

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Barr John

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 372 words.

b. Jonathan Barr, England. After training at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, Barr made his theatrical debut in a West

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Barr, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 68 words.

CBE 1920

Born 1859; died 10 Dec. 1940

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Johnston, Sir John Barr

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 70 words.

Kt 1899

Born 9 Aug. 1843; e s of John Johnston, Beragh, Co. Tyrone, Ireland; m 1877, Isabel, d of Alexander Weir, Ballindrait, Co. Donegal; one ...

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Affleck, John Barr

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 78 words.

CBE 1929

Born 26 Oct. 1878; s of late John Affleck, MA, DSc; m 1928, Anne Bell (formerly Proctor); one s; died 16 March 1941

Student Interpreter, China,...

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Hoyte, J(ohn) (Barr) C(lark)

Roger Blackley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 164 words.

(b England, c. 1835; d Mosman, Sydney, Feb 21, 1913).

New Zealand painter of English birth, active also in Australia. He arrived in Auckland in 1860, worked as a school art...

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Barr, John (1809–89)

Harvey McQueen.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 134 words.

(1809–89),

of Craigilee, was ‘Poet to the Caledonian Society of Otago’ and inaugurated the Burns Club. Born in

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Barr, Maj.-Gen. John Alexander James Pooler

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 55 words.

CB 1993; CBE 1989

Born 29 Jan. 1939

Engineer-in-Chief (Army), 1991–93 ...

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John McKee Barr. Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present.

Jared Peatman.

in The American Historical Review

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 807 words.

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Barr, Amelia Edith

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 214 words.

Born Ulverston, Lancashire, 29 March 1831; d of William Henry Huddleston; m 1850, at 19, Robert Barr (d 1867), merchant, Glasgow, s of Rev. John Barr. Left widow, with three...

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Barr, Albert William Cleeve

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 125 words.

CBE 1972

Born 5 Oct. 1910; s of Albert John Barr and Ellen (néeCleeve); m 1st, 1935, Edith M. Edwards, BA (d...

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Webb, Rt Rev. Allan Becher

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 163 words.

DD

Born 6 Oct. 1839; s of Allan Webb, MD, FRCS, Calcutta, and Emma, d of John Aubrey Danby; m 1867, Eliza, d of Rev. Robert Barr Bourne; two ...

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Fitzgerald, Sir (Andrew) Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 74 words.

5th Bt cr 1903, of Geraldine Place, St Finn Barr, co. Cork

Born 31 July 1950; s of John Finbarr FitzGerald...

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Blake, Mary Netterville

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 84 words.

MA

Born 12 Sept. 1922; d of John Netterville Blake and Agnes Barr Blake

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Lusk, Sir Andrew

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 87 words.

1st Bt cr 1874

Born Barr, Ayrshire, 18 Sept. 1810; s of John Lusk and Margaret, d of John Earl; m 1848, Eliza, d of James Potter, Grahamston, Falkirk; died...null...

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Lang, Sir William Biggart

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 119 words.

Kt 1937

Born Johnstone, 19 Sept. 1868; s of John Lang, Johnstone; m 1897, Agnes Barr; three d; died 17 Feb. 1942

Chairman of John Lang and Sons Ltd, Lathe...

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Chinatown

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This UK band started life as a glam-rock outfit known as Chinastreet and comprised vocalist Steve Prangell, guitarists Pat Shayler and Danny Gwylym, John Barr (bass) and Steve Hopgood...

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