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date: 15 December 2019

Barrett, John [Jacky]locked

(1753/4–1821)
  • H. T. Welch

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Barrett, John [Jacky] (1753/4–1821), classical scholar and eccentric, was born in Ballyroan, Queen's county, the son of Daniel Barrett (d. 1760), a Church of Ireland clergyman, and his wife, Rossamund Gofton (d. 1782). Although baptized John he was universally known as ...

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G. D. Burtchaell & T. U. Sadleir, eds., (1924); [2nd edn], with suppl., in 2 pts (1935)
National Archives of Ireland, Dublin
Trinity College, Dublin
Cambridge University Library
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)