Friday, October 04, 2013

Oliver Rainsford Barclay 1919-2013

_.Oliver Rainsford Barclay, student worker and evangelical historian, who died 12 September, 2013, aged 94, was a scion of the Barclay of Higham landed family, and a descendant of the Buxton Baronets. He was born 22 Feb, 1919, at Kobe, Japan, third son of Joseh Gurney Barclay (b 9 Feb 1879- d ), by his 2nd wife the former Gwendoline Rose Watney, scion of that landed family; married 1stly, 1949, Dorothy (d 19 May, 1964), dau of J. Somerville Knott, by whom he had 3 sons, Andrew, Stephen and Prof John Barclay, and a daughter, Janet. Married 2ndly, 1965, Daisy Hickey, who survives him. -=-

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