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BARRY, John Wolfe, Sir

Born: 1836
Died: 1918 01 22


Also referred to as WOLFE BARRY, John.

Son of the well-known English architect, Sir Charles Barry, John Wolfe Barry practised as a civil engineer. He received his education at Glenalmond College in Scotland and at King's College, London. Barry's connection with South Africa was in a civil engineering capacity when he was responsible for the design of and was acting engineer for the 'Natal Harbour' at Durban. He was elected an Honourary Associate member of the RIBA in 1877.

Pres ICE; Hon ARIBA 1877; KCB 1897; FRS.

Books citing BARRY

Brown, SM. 1969. Architects and others: an annotated list of people of South African interest appearing in the RIBA Journal 1880 1925. Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand. pp