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Barnes, Ernest Williamlocked

(1874–1953)
  • A. E. J. Rawlinson
  • , revised by Matthew Grimley

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Barnes, Ernest William (1874–1953), bishop of Birmingham, was born on 1 April 1874 in Altrincham, Cheshire, the eldest of the four sons of John Starkie Barnes (1843–1922) and his wife, Jane Elizabeth Kerry (1850–1938), of Charlbury, Oxfordshire. The fact of his having been born on April fool's day delighted his many antagonists in later life. An elementary schoolteacher, ...

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