Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameMark BARRINGTON-WARD, 9422
FatherRobert McGowan BARRINGTON-WARD DSO MC , 9426 (1891-1948)
Spouses
1Catherine, 9427
Notes for Mark BARRINGTON-WARD
Mark Barrington-Ward is a retired newspaper editor.

Life

Barrington-Ward is the son of Robert McGowan Barrington-Ward (1891–1948), who served with distinction in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry and was editor of The Times 1941–48.

Like his father, Barrington-Ward studied at Balliol College, Oxford (reading modern history 1948–51), served in the DCLI and became a newspaper editor.

Newspaper career

Barrington-Ward began in journalism as a trainee on the Manchester Guardian in 1951.[1] In 1955 he became the founding editor of the Uganda Argus.[1] In 1960 he joined the Westminster Press in England.[1] With the Westminster Press he was editor of the Northern Echo 1960–61, editor of the Oxford Mail 1961–79[3] and London Editor from 1979 until his retirement in 1992.

[edit]Oxford

Barrington-Ward continued to live in Oxford after editing the Oxford Mail.[1] In 2004–10 he was President of Oxford Civic Society.[1]
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