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Percy Barrs

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Percy Barrs
BornSeptember 16, 1883
Lancashire, England
Diedcirca 1946 (age 63)

Percy Barrs (1883-1946), a member of the Pharmaceutical Society and Chemical Society, was a semi-professional English magician that performed throughout London.


He performed most notably at Harrow School, King's School, Ely, and Blue Coat School, Horsham.

Barrs was a member of both the Magicians' Club and the Magic Circle.[1]

The Magic Circular was referring to him as the "late" Barrs by 1946 and the Magical Gazette for October 1946 contained "an appreciation of the late Percy Barrs".

His son, Richard Barrs, won a competition held at Maskelyne's Theatre on 13th April, 1932, from fifty other juvenile competitors.


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)