Barton, Sir Sidney (1876–1946), diplomatist, was born at Devonshire Place, Union Road, Exeter, on 26 November 1876, the youngest son in a family of four sons and four daughters of James Barton (1834–1919), captain in the Royal Artillery, and his wife, Mary Barbara (...
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McGeachy [married name Schuller], Mary Agnes Craig (1901–1991), international civil servant, was born on 7 November 1901 at 116 Brock Street, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, the first daughter and second of the four children of Donald McGeachy (1868–1946), evangelist, and his wife, Anna Jenet, ...
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Oliphant, Laurence (1829–1888), diplomatist, traveller, and mystic, the only child of Sir Anthony Oliphant (1793–1859) and his wife, Maria (d. 1881), daughter of Colonel Campbell of the 72nd highlanders, was born at Cape Town. Thomas Oliphant, the musician, was his uncle.