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Lady Marian Barrett (1861–1939)

Lady Marian Barrett

Lady Barrett (Marian) Born, London. Father, Charles Rennick, of England. Educated, Girls High School, Bayswater, England; Germany; studied painting under Mr. Folingsby at National Gallery, Melbourne. Married, 1881, Frederick Joy Pirani, Lecturer in Physics, University of Melbourne, who died in 1881. October 31st, 1888, married James William Barrett, Medical Practitioner, of Melbourne. Family, five children: two sons and three daughters. Cara, Keith Joy (born 10th October, 1891, and killed...

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