Sydney Willie Pemberton Barnes (126)  was born on 9th August, 1861.

 

 

 

Essex Standard 16th August, 1861

 

He spent his early years in Hastings and St LeonardŐs. By the age of 20 he was a boarding student at the agricultural college in Cirencester.

 

Hastings and St Leonards Observer 19th January 1884

 

By the age of 30 he had been certified as a lunatic and he was under the residential care of a doctor at The Surgery, DoctorŐs House, Markfield, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire where he was to remain for the rest of his life.

 

Bury and Norwich Post 12th December 1876

 

Sydney died on 25th April, 1915, aged 53.

 

 

 

         Essex Newsman 1st May 1915

 

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