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[[John Barnaby]]- Nephew}}'''Mr. Barnaby '''was the father of [[Tom Barnaby]] and an unseen character in the episodes [[Sauce for the Goose]], [[The Made-to-Measure Murders]] and [[Fit For Murder]].
 
[[John Barnaby]]- Nephew}}'''Mr. Barnaby '''was the father of [[Tom Barnaby]] and an unseen character in the episodes [[Sauce for the Goose]], [[The Made-to-Measure Murders]] and [[Fit For Murder]].
   
Barnaby Senior had died prior to 1996 on his birthday, whilst on a fishing trip. He and his son Tom had an argument that day and Tom regretted this for years afterwards.
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Barnaby Senior married the sister of [[Alice Bly]]<ref>As stated in [[Blue Herrings]]</ref> before the 20th April 1943, on which day they welcomed their only child Thomas Geoffrey Barnaby<ref>As stated in [[Picture of Innocence]]</ref>. Young Tom may have been named after his paternal grandfather<ref>In [[The Green Man]], [[Tom Barnaby]] states that his grandfather was also named Tom</ref>.
   
He died at the same age Tom was during the events of [[Fit For Murder]] and this played on Tom's mind and was a deciding factor for Tom to retire. According to Tom, he liked Plummer's Relish.
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Barnaby Senior had died prior to 1996<ref>Barnaby Senior is implied to died prior to his wife, who died a 'few years' prior to [[Blue Herrings]]</ref> on his birthday, whilst on a fishing trip. He and his son Tom had an argument that day and Tom regretted this for years afterwards<ref>As stated in [[Fit for Murder]]</ref>.
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He died at the same age Tom was during the events of [[Fit For Murder]] and this played on Tom's mind and was a deciding factor for Tom to retire. According to Tom, he liked Plummer's Relish<ref>As stated in [[Sauce for the Goose]]</ref>.
   
 
Barnaby Senior had at least one sibling - [[Ned Barnaby]] who may have been fairly younger than him, as Ned's son John was at least twenty years younger than Tom.
 
Barnaby Senior had at least one sibling - [[Ned Barnaby]] who may have been fairly younger than him, as Ned's son John was at least twenty years younger than Tom.
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* In the novel of [[The Killings at Badger's Drift]], Barnaby Senior was a supporting character but he was adapted out of the TV adaption and wasn't referenced until [[Sauce for the Goose]].
 
* In the novel of [[The Killings at Badger's Drift]], Barnaby Senior was a supporting character but he was adapted out of the TV adaption and wasn't referenced until [[Sauce for the Goose]].
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== References ==
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Revision as of 18:51, January 10, 2020

Mr. Barnaby was the father of Tom Barnaby and an unseen character in the episodes Sauce for the Goose, The Made-to-Measure Murders and Fit For Murder.

Barnaby Senior married the sister of Alice Bly[1] before the 20th April 1943, on which day they welcomed their only child Thomas Geoffrey Barnaby[2]. Young Tom may have been named after his paternal grandfather[3].

Barnaby Senior had died prior to 1996[4] on his birthday, whilst on a fishing trip. He and his son Tom had an argument that day and Tom regretted this for years afterwards[5].

He died at the same age Tom was during the events of Fit For Murder and this played on Tom's mind and was a deciding factor for Tom to retire. According to Tom, he liked Plummer's Relish[6].

Barnaby Senior had at least one sibling - Ned Barnaby who may have been fairly younger than him, as Ned's son John was at least twenty years younger than Tom.

Notes

References

  1. As stated in Blue Herrings
  2. As stated in Picture of Innocence
  3. In The Green Man, Tom Barnaby states that his grandfather was also named Tom
  4. Barnaby Senior is implied to died prior to his wife, who died a 'few years' prior to Blue Herrings
  5. As stated in Fit for Murder
  6. As stated in Sauce for the Goose
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