When Alfred John Barrable was born on 24 March 1864, in Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa, his father, William Barrable, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Flooks, was 31. He married Martha Wilhelmina McDonald on 8 June 1892, in Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 10 August 1941, in Middelburg, Transvaal, South Africa, at the age of 77, and was buried in Middelburg, Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
English: see Barriball .