Alexander Hutchinson Barr was born 6 August 1885 in Young, New South Wales, Australia to Alexander Hutchinson Barr (c1850-1924) and Mary Goodsell (1860-1935) and died 7 May 1948 Cowra Hospital, Cowra, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Kate Mary Brannelly (1884-1970) 1908 in Petersham, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of Alexander Hutchinson Barr and Kate Mary Brannelly (1884-1970)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Patrick Hutchinson Barr (1908-1987)
Alexander Rathall Barr (1911-)
James Francis Barr (1913-1977)
Frederick Stephen Barr (1914-1948)
Sylvia Aileen Barr (1927-)



Mr. Alexander Hutchison Barr aged 62 years, died in Cowra Hospital on Friday last.

He had lived in Cowra for the last 31 years, and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Barr, of Grenfell.

The late Mr. Barr was a noted breeder of thoroughbred Clydesdales and ponies.

He is survived by his widow, who was formerly Miss K. M. Brannelley, of Sydney, and seven children Patrick, Jim, Fred. (Cowra), Ray (Deniliquin), Mary (Mrs. Merryful, Boorowa), Doris and Sylvia (Cowra).

The funeral took place from the Catholic Church on Saturday, last, Rev. Father Brennan, of Koorawatha, officiating.

The Grenfell Record And Lachlan District Advertiser, 17 May 1948, page 2

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 34851/1885
¢ Children
  • other children for whom we do not have dates are Mary Margaret Barr and Doris Barr (see obit.)
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 8079/1948