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[Picture] Sir John Barrow (1764-1848), from a miniature in the National Portrait Gallery.
A play based on the early life of Sir John Barrow - explorer, author, and servant of the Empire by E. Lucia Turnbull.
The Pace-Egging Song sung by:
Some of the boys of Chethams Hospital School,
Trumpet calls composed by:
Sir John as an old man:
Titus, his servant:
Richard Wilson as an old man:
childhood at Ulverston and Dragley Beck, 1775
John,as a boy:
Dick Wilson,as a boy:
John,as a young man:
Bessie Briggs as a young woman:
Sir George Staunton:
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