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Barton, George William (1867–1934)

Mr. George William Barton died at his home in Dendy street, Brighton, on Saturday night, aged 66 years. Mr. Barton was a son of the late Mr. George Burnett Barton, of Sydney, and the late Mrs. Margaret Barton, who was a descendant of Charles Stewart Parnell, the Irish National leader. Mr. G. W. Barton was well known in literary and art circles, and was a water-colourist of ability. He was a member of the Victorian Artists' Society. Mr. Barton was widely known also as a sportsman. He was a member of the Royal Melbourne and Commonwealth golf clubs, and of the West Brighton Bowling Club. He was a nephew of the late Sir Edmund Barton, the first Prime Minister of Australia. Mr. Barton is survived by a widow and an adult family of five.

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'Barton, George William (1867–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/barton-george-william-18428/text30075, accessed 24 November 2017.

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