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Stafford Edward Douglas Barff

British diplomat.

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.


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.

Arthur Douglas Barff

Ellen (Tebbatt) Barff

Marguerite Helène Emma lost