Son Barry

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Son Barry
Son Barry.jpg
Barry in 1901
Personal information
Full name Edward Barry
Date of birth 8 March 1877
Place of birth Melbourne, Victoria
Date of death 31 December 1959(1959-12-31) (aged 82)
Place of death Melbourne, Victoria
Original team(s) Albert Park
Position(s) Rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1896 Essendon (VFA) 016 0(0)
1897–1905 Essendon 131 (24)
Total 147 (24)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1905.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Edward "Son" Barry (8 March 1877 – 31 December 1959) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Although his first name was Edward, Barry was known during his career by the nickname "Son". He joined Essendon from Albert Park in 1896 and was a rover in their 1897 premiership team. A regular Victorian interstate representative, Barry also played as a half forward and half back. In 1901 he was a member of his second premiership side.

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