Ernest William Barnes, 1874-1953

  title={Ernest William Barnes, 1874-1953},
  author={Edmund Taylor Whittaker},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={14 - 25}
The father of Ernest William Barnes was John Starkie Barnes, a native of Accrington in Lancashire, whose forebears and relatives were all engaged in the cotton trade. Mr Barnes became an elementary teacher in the sixties of the last century, and at an early age was appointed a headmaster. His wife, Jane Elizabeth Kerry, who came of an agricultural family in the small Oxfordshire town of Charlbury, was at the time of their marriage headmistress of the associated school for girls. They had a… Expand