William Barry is the husband of Eliza Barry, the father of Diana and Minnie May Barry, and the nephew of Josephine Barry.


Physical appearanceEdit

Mr. Barry is a handsome older man with black hair, which has signs of grey, light skin, and wears very correct and proper clothes.


Mr. Barry has shown to be a very kind and loving man, father and husband. He loves his family dearly and is well-liked by the people of Avonlea.


Eliza Barry Edit

William is shown to love and care for his wife a lot. They're seen to struggle a bit when he feels like he has let down his family and is embarrassed to admit to Eliza that he made a mistake. However, Eliza in turn said that she only wished that he would let her support him and their relationship ended up on the right foot again.

Diana and Minnie May Barry Edit

Though he doesn't have much interaction with his daughters, he is shown to love them both dearly. This is shown when he wanted to make sure Anne was a fit girl to associate with them. Diana also mentions he holds the door open for her.

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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 · 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
Mr. Baynard · Mrs. Baynard · Father Beck · 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
Jeannie · Mary Joe · Jocelyn · Kitpu · Delphine Lacroix · Hazel Lacroix · Mary Lacroix · Caleb Lynde · Thomas Lynde
Madam Lyudmila · Mrs. Mackenzie · Sister Maria · Matron · Mimikej · 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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