Sir J. M. Barrie entry: Overview screen.
9 May 1860
James Matthew Barrie, playwright and novelist, was born in Kirriemuir
, near Paisley
. He was the ninth child in a poor family.
21 January 1937
production of SJMB's final play, The Boy David
(about the biblical
David and his friendship with Jonathan), closed after a run of only seven weeks.
19 June 1937
SJMB, playwright and novelist, died at home at 3 Adelphi Terrace
, of bronchial pneumonia. He may also have had cancer.