Leslie Wilton Barber

6 April 1911–4 January 2009 (Age 97)
Bega Valley, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Leslie Wilton

When Leslie Wilton Barber was born on 6 April 1911, in Bega Valley, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Thomas William David Barber, was 31 and his mother, Florence Margaret Poole, was 32. He married Nance Hazel May EDGAR in 1937, in Mosman, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 4 January 2009, in Barraba, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 97.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Leslie Wilton Barber
Nance Hazel May EDGAR
Marriage: 1937

Spouse and Children

Mosman, New South Wales, Australia

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 7

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 28

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a barber, Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’. In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Leslie Wilton Barber - Church record: birth-name: Leslie Wilton Barber

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.