Barnes, Alfred John
- Philip S. Bagwell
Barnes, Alfred John (1887–1974), politician, was born on 17 July 1887 at 3 Gordon Terrace, Plaistow, West Ham, London, the youngest of seven children of William Barnes, a docker and coffee-house keeper, and his wife, Lucinda Margaret Smith. At the age of eight he lost a leg in a fairground accident. He was educated at the ...