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Stafford Edward Douglas Barff

Stafford Edward Douglas Barff, British diplomat. Decorated Order British Empire.


  • Barff, Stafford Edward Douglas was born on December 26, 1909 in Langstone, England. Son of Arthur Douglas and Ellen (Tebbatt) Barff.

  • Education

    • Student Brentwood College, Victoria, B.C., Canada, 1928.


    • Engaged in brokerage business, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1929-1931. With Personal Service League, London, England., 1931-1933, British Gas Light Company Ltd., London, Philips Lamps Ltd., London, 1937-1940, Ministry of Information, London, 1940-1945. Joined British Foreign Service, 1945.

      Director British Information Services, Chicago, 1945-1956. United Kingdom high commission, New Delhi, 1956-1958. 1st secretary embassy, Washington, 1958-1960.

      Director press div. British Information Services, New York City, 1960-1962. Consul Brussels, Belgium, 1962, St. Louis, 1962-1964. Consul general, New Orleans, 1964-1969.

      Head Anglo-American scholarship section Association Commonwealth Universities, London, 1970-1976.


    • Married Marguerite Helène Emma lost, July 31, 1937.
    • father: Arthur Douglas Barff
    • mother: Ellen (Tebbatt) Barff
    • spouse: Marguerite Helène Emma lost
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    Born December 26, 1909
    Died November 28, 1976
    (aged 66)