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date: 17 October 2019

Barrie, Sir James Matthew, baronetlocked

(1860–1937)
  • R. D. S. Jack

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Barrie, Sir James Matthew, baronet (1860–1937), playwright and novelist, was born in a small house in The Tenements, Brechin Road, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, on 9 May 1860, the ninth child and third and youngest son of David Barrie (1814–1902), a handloom weaver in Kirriemuir...

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