James Matthew Barrie - Author of Peter Pan

The playwright and novelist James Matthew Barrie was born in Kirriemuir on Brechin Road in 1860. His most famous work was Peter Pan but wrote many others including Quality Street, Little Minister, A Window in Thrums and The Little White Bird. He died in 1937 and is buried in Kirriemuir Cemetery on The Hill.

 

There are various locations in Kirrie relating to J. M. Barrie - click the links below to jump down to them directly:

Windows in Thrums Cottage, Southmuir

Barrie Residence, Southmuir

Barrie's Birthplace, Brechin Road

Camera Obscura, Kirrie Hill

Barrie Fountain - Brechin Road

Sir James M. Barrie

Sir James M. Barrie

Sir James M. Barrie

Window In Thrums Cottage, Southmuir

 

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Window In Thrums, Kirriemuir, 1903

Window In Thrums, Kirriemuir, 1903

Window In Thrums, Kirriemuir, 1903

Window In Thrums, 1905

Window In Thrums, 1905

Window In Thrums, Southmuir, Kirriemuir, 1905

J.M. Barrie's House, Southmuir

 
J M Barrie's House, 1903

J M Barrie's House, 1903

Old postcard of J M Barrie's House, Kirriemuir taken from next to Pathhead with Window in Thrums. Originally posted 1903

J. M. Barrie's House, 1904

J. M. Barrie's House, 1904

J. M. Barrie's House, Kirriemuir, 1904

Barrie Residence, 1907

Barrie Residence, 1907

Barrie Residence, 1907

Sir J M Barrie's Residence

Sir J M Barrie's Residence

Sir J M Barrie's Residence, Southmuir, Kirriemuir.

Barrie's House, Southmuir

Barrie's House, Southmuir

Barrie's House, corner of Glamis Road & Forfar Road, Southmuir, Kirriemuir.

Sir James Barrie's house

Sir James Barrie's house

Sir James Barrie's house at Kirriemuir, showing the original "Window in Thrums" in the background

J M Barrie's Residence

J M Barrie's Residence

J M Barrie's Residence and Window in Thrums, Southmuir, Kirriemuir.

J M Barrie's Birthplace, Brechin Road

 
Birthplace of J. M. Barrie

Birthplace of J. M. Barrie

Birthplace of J. M. Barrie, Kirriemuir (Caledonian Railway)

Sir James M Barrie's Birthplace

Sir James M Barrie's Birthplace

Sir James M Barrie's Birthplace, Brechin Road, Kirriemuir.

Barrie's Birthplace, Brechin Road

Barrie's Birthplace, Brechin Road

Barrie's Birthplace, 9 Brechin Road, Kirriemuir.

Barrie's Birthplace, 1926

Barrie's Birthplace, 1926

Sir James M. Barrie's Birthplace, 1926

Room where JM Barrie was born

Room where JM Barrie was born

Room where JM Barrie was born, Brechin Road, Kirriemuir

Barrie's Birthplace & First Theatre

Barrie's Birthplace & First Theatre

J M Barrie's Birthplace and First Theatre, Kirriemuir

Old Washing House & First Theatre

Old Washing House & First Theatre

The Old Washing House of Thrums, The First Theatre of Sir James Barrie, Kirriemuir.

First Theatre & Birthplace

First Theatre & Birthplace

Sir James Barrie's First Theatre & Birthplace, Kirriemuir When Visited by Anna Neagle, The Actress

Camera Obscura - Kirrie Hill

 
Good Luck & Sports Pavilion, 1951

Good Luck & Sports Pavilion, 1951

Old postcard of 'Just to Wish You the Very Best of Good Luck' from Kirriemuir with the Sports (Barrie) Pavilion on The Hill, Kirriemuir. Originally posted 1951.

Camera Obscura & Cricket Pavilion

Camera Obscura & Cricket Pavilion

Camera Obscura & Cricket Pavilion on The Hill, Northmuir, Kirriemuir.

The Sports Pavilion, 1962

The Sports Pavilion, 1962

The Sports (Barrie) Pavilion, The Hill, Northmuir, Kirriemuir. 1962

Barrie Fountain - Corner of Brechin Road & School Wynd

 
The Barrie Fountain, Kirriemuir

The Barrie Fountain, Kirriemuir

On corner of Brechin Road & School Wynd

Barrie Fountain

Barrie Fountain

Barrie Fountain, Kirriemuir on corner of Brechin Road and School Wynd.

Sir James Barrie Memorial

Sir James Barrie Memorial

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