Barr, Peter an English Congregational minister, was born in Glasgow, studied for the ministry at the Edinburgh Theological Hall, and began his colonial ministry in 1864 at Caversham, New Zealand, as assistant. Thence he removed to Yorke Peninsula, thence to Truro, South Australia, where his labors told with great and good effect. He died Dec. 6, 1875. See (Lond.) Cong. Year- book, 1877, p. 344 .