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Barry Britnell

  • Birth 1936 Ontario, Canada
  • Death 1 Oct 1980 Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Plot #9, plot 1, lot 198
  • Memorial ID 78844117

Barry's grandfather, Albert Britnell, emigrated to toronto from yorkshire, England and in 1893 opened a bookstore on lower Younge Street. The business was evenually taken over by Albert's son Roy, In 1956, a third generation entered the business when twenty year old Barry left his studies at the University of Toronto and joined his father in the running of the store. Barry Britnell, only fouty-four years of age, died of cancer on October 1, 1980. today, the albert Britnell Book Shop, now managed by Barry's widow Mary Ellen, remains as one of the country's best and most repected book stores.


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  • Created by: Kim Garvey
  • Added: 21 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78844117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barry Britnell (1936–1 Oct 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78844117, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Kim Garvey (contributor 47353710) .