J.M. Barnsley

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Barnsley was born in West Flamborough, Canada West, today known as Dundas, Ontario. His childhood was marked by several tragedies: the death of his father and sister, the death of his uncle (his mother’s brother), and the burning of the family business.[1] As a result, his mother, Christina Barnsley (1829–1923),…