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Richard Barrett
23 February 1847

Also known as: Dicky Barrett; Dickey Barrett.

Trader, whaler, interpreter, hotel owner

Mentioned in

Fig. 34b.—Barrett's Hotel, 1842*. Mr. Brees writes:—“This house was taken out from England by Dr. Evans originally, but was subsequently purchased by Richard Barrett, and opened as an hotel. It is now kept by Mr. Suisted, who has greatly improved it… The projecting wing consists of a billiard-room below, and a Freemason's hall above, and was built by the present landlord.” The house beyond the hotel is the Medical Hall (Messrs. Dorset & Sutton), and the hills forming the east side of the harbou…


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