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.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Wilton Barber
1911–2009
Nance Hazel May EDGAR
1906–1999
Marriage: 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1937
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 3

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1918

Age 7

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
1939

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.

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

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