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Barron's Teas - The Principal Providers of the District

Date(s): 1890s

Creator(s): unknown

Scope & Content: Metal fastening border at top and bottom of the poster.

Administration / Biographical History: John Barron was a grocer who owned two stores in Douglas and one in Peel. Although not born on the island, he was a well-respected man within the Douglas community. His political views were liberal. He had an interest in young people and education with sports being his main interest and swimming being the main sport. Barron was a member of Douglas School Board and the educational parliament. He was also a member of Douglas Town Council and advocated for the improvement and extension of the sewerage of Douglas. He died at home at the age of 54 on 27 November 1900 after suffering from a serious asthma attack.

Language: eng

Extent: 57.5 x 46 cm

Item name: poster

Collection: Print & Poster Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: P.6544

Subject tags : #MM100LIBRARY&ARCHIVES


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