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Eliza Barry is the wife of William Barry, the mother of Diana and Minnie May Barry, and the resident of Avonlea.


Physical appearanceEdit

Mrs. Barry looks a lot like her eldest, Diana. They both have beautiful faces, dark hair, dark eyes, and wear elegant dresses fitting women of high class.


On the outside, Mrs. Barry doesn't appear to be a friendly woman. She judged Anne unfairly after she accidentally gave Diana currant wine and wouldn't listen to her daughter when she told her that it wasn't Anne's fault. However, under it all, she is actually a very kind and loving woman, wife, and mother. All she wants is for her daughters to be safe and proper. She's also shown to be able to live up to her mistakes when Anne saved Minnie May.


Diana BarryEdit

Mrs. Barry loves her daughter Diana dearly. When she was accidentally given currant wine, she forbid Diana from being friends with Anne, even though it was an accident. This put a strain on their relationship. However, after Anne saved Minnie May, she allowed them to be friends again, restoring the closeness between them.

Anne ShirleyEdit

In the beginning, Mrs. Barry seemed to like Anne decently. But her opinion turned sour when she gave Diana currant wine. When she saved Minnie May's life, her opinion changed greatly. She allowed Anne to come with her family to Charlottetown.

Behind the scenesEdit



Anne of Green Gables Wiki has 23 images of Mrs. Barry (view gallery).


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See alsoEdit

Major characters
Billy Andrews · Jane Andrews · Diana Barry · Eliza Barry · William Barry · Jerry Baynard · Gilbert Blythe · Marilla Cuthbert
Matthew Cuthbert · Ruby Gillis · Ka’kwet · Mary Lacroix · Sebastian Lacroix · Rachel Lynde · Cole Mackenzie
Mr. Phillips · Josie Pye · Anne Shirley · Miss Stacy
Minor characters
Aluk · Mr. Andrews · Mrs. Andrews · Prissy Andrews · Mr. Avery · Bank Manager · Minnie May Barry · Josephine Barry
Mrs. Blewett · John Blythe · Tillie Boulter · Cecile Chaminade · Constance · Michael Cuthbert · Doctor
Mr. Dunlop · Malcolm Frost · Mr. Gillis · Mrs. Gillis · Mr. Hammond · Mrs. Hammond · Elijah Hanford · Hazel · Jeannie
Mary Joe · Jocelyn · Thomas Lynde · Mrs. Mackenzie · Matron · Minister · Mrs. Morrison · Nathaniel · Older Girl
Oqwatnuk · Paul #1 · Paul #2 · Pawnbroker · Mrs. Pye · Miss Rogerson · Rollings · Winifred Rose · Charlie Sloane
Mrs. Spencer · Moody Spurgeon · Mrs. Spurgeon · Stationmaster · Dr. Ward · Woman in Blue Top Hat
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