Barnes, William Peter Ward, 1919-2011

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Barnes, William Peter Ward, 1919-2011

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Barnes, William Peter Ward, son of Rt Rev. Ernest William Barnes DSc DD FRS, Bishop of Bir­mingham, and Adelaide Caroline Theresa, d. of Sir Adolphus William Ward, Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge; b. 16 Apr. 1919; adm. Sept. 1932 (KS); Capt. of the school 1937; left July 1938; Trin. Coll. Camb., matric. 1938, BA 1946 (1st class hons Classical Tripos Pts 1 & 2), MA 1948; Friends' Ambulance Unit 1940-5; Civil Service 1947-64; Nuffield Foundn Fellowship (Canada and Latin America) 1957; private sec. to Pres. of Board of Trade 1958-60; Asst Sec. BOT, seconded to UK delegation to OECD, Paris, 1960; sec. Lond. Bus. Sch. 1964-70; Dir. of Housing, Lond. Borough of Camden, 1971-80; chairman Nat. Assoc. for Disabled (Arts Access) 1981-; author of Mildred Buxton, a Memoir 1966, A Londoner's Lot 1974; m. 27 May 1961 Mary, d. of Rev. Maurice George Jesser Ponsonby MC, Rector of Much Hadham, Herts.


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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from Play 1919 to Election 1989, Volume 4, compiled by F.E. Pagan and H.E. Pagan, Padstow, 1992

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