Aubrey Colville Henri de Rune Barclay
BARCLAY, AUBREY COLVILLE HENRI de RUNE (1880-1950), journalist and conservative campaigner, was born on 20 January 1880 in County Down, Ireland, youngest of six sons and brother of three daughters of William Malo de Rune Barclay, army officer, and his wife Harriet Jane, née Leslie. In 1881 the family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, where William took a position with the Department of Lands and Bridges. Aubrey attended Woodcote House School, Wellington, where he won the first form mathematics prize. About 1903 he joined the Evening Post, Wellington; from 1905 he worked with the Southland Times, Invercargill, of which he became acting editor. He also contributed to the Australasian Accountant and Businessman's Journal (1906) and produced satirical magazines, the Tickler and the Rag. His early writing included poetry, social commentary and an essay on 'The Literaryness of [Henry] James'.
On 17 September 1903 at St Paul's Church, Thorndon ...Read more at the source website