Alfred Barry

BARRY, Alfred. b. London, 15 January 1826; d. Windsor, 1 April 1910. He was the son of the architect of the Houses of Parliament, Sir Charles Barry. He was educated at King’s College, London (1841-44) and Trinity College, Cambridge (1844-48; BA 1848, MA 1851). He was briefly a Fellow of Trinity College, and took Holy Orders (deacon 1850, priest 1853). By that time he had become sub-Warden of Trinity College, Glenalmond, Perthshire, an independent school of the Scottish Episcopal Church founded in 1847. He went on to Leeds Grammar School as Headmaster (1854-62), and to Cheltenham College (1862-68). He was appointed Principal of King’s College, London, in 1868. He was appointed a Canon of...

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