Barton

Barton is an archaic English word meaning "lands of the manor" or "meadow" and may refer to several places or people:

Places

;Australia
*Barton, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
*Division of Barton, an electoral district in the Australian House of Representatives, in New South Wales

;England
*Barton, Cambridgeshire
*Barton, Cheshire
*Barton, Cumbria
*Barton, Devon
*Barton, Gloucestershire
*Barton, Greater Manchester
*Barton, Isle of Wight
*Barton, Preston
*Barton, North Yorkshire
*Barton, Oxfordshire
*Barton, Warwickshire
*Barton, West Lancashire
*Barton Hartshorn, Buckinghamshire
*Barton Hill, Bristol
*Barton Hill, North Yorkshire
*Barton on Sea, Hampshire
*Barton St. David, Somerset
*Barton-le-Clay, Bedfordshire
*Barton-le-Street, North Yorkshire
*Barton-le-Willows, North Yorkshire
*Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire
*Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire
*Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire
*Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire

;New Zealand
*Barton's Bush

;United States
*Barton, Maryland
*Barton, New York
*Barton, Vermont
*Barton, Wisconsin
*Barton College in North Carolina
*Barton County, Kansas
*Barton County, Missouri
*Barton Springs in Austin, Texas
*Barton Hall (Alabama), a National Historic Landmark in Colbert County, Alabama
*Camp Barton, a Boy Scouts of America camp near Ithaca, New York
*Barton Township, several places

People

Barton is also a common family name, most commonly derived directly from a location:
* Alberto Barton, Peruvian microbiologist
* Brian Barton (b. 1982), American professional baseball player
* Bruce Fairchild Barton (d. 1967), advertising executive
* Benjamin Smith Barton (d. 1815), American botanist
* Clara Barton (d. 1912), founder of the American Red Cross
* Dan Barton (b. 1979), music producer/musician
* Derek Barton (d. 1998), chemist
* Dick Barton, fictional detective
* Edmund Barton (d. 1920), Australian politician and first Australian Prime Minister
* Edward Barton, English poet, artist and songwriter
* Eileen Barton (d. 2006), American singer
* Elizabeth Barton (d. 1534), English prophetess
* H. Arnold Barton (d. 1920), historian
* Jacqueline Barton, American chemist
* Joe Barton (b. 1949), Texas politician
* Joey Barton (b. 1982), English footballer
* Mark O. Barton (d. 1999), American murderer
* Mischa Barton (b. 1986), British/Irish/American actress
* Reid W. Barton (b. 1984), four-time gold medal winner at the International Mathematical Olympiad
* Richard Barton, early European resident of New Zealand who set up Barton's Bush
* Robert Barton, (b 1881), Lawyer and Irish Politician
* Seth Barton (d. 1900), Confederate general
* Warren Barton (b.1969), English former football player
* William Barton, name of several people

Other

*The Barton's Arms, a pub in Aston, Birmingham, England
*"Barton Fink", a 1991 Coen brothers film
*"Barton" was used as a development code name for a revision of AMD's Athlon XP processor
*Barton Town, a virtual town in Gaia Online
*Barton Transport, a ceased Nottinghamshire (UK) bus operating company
**Trent Barton, its successor
*Barton Brands, makers of liquor under its own brand name and dozens of others, in turn owned by Constellation Brands
*Barton (crater) on Venus


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  • Barton — ist der Name folgender Orte in England: Barton (Cambridgeshire) Barton (Cheshire) Barton (Cumbria) Barton (Devon) Barton (Gloucestershire) Barton (Greater Manchester) Barton (Isle of Wight) Barton (Preston) Barton (North Yorkshire) Barton… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barton — Barton, MD U.S. town in Maryland Population (2000): 478 Housing Units (2000): 233 Land area (2000): 0.224430 sq. miles (0.581272 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.224430 sq. miles (0.581272 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Barton, MD — U.S. town in Maryland Population (2000): 478 Housing Units (2000): 233 Land area (2000): 0.224430 sq. miles (0.581272 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.224430 sq. miles (0.581272 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Barton, VT — U.S. village in Vermont Population (2000): 742 Housing Units (2000): 465 Land area (2000): 1.247558 sq. miles (3.231160 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.182479 sq. miles (0.472618 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.430037 sq. miles (3.703778 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Barton — Nom anglais désignant celui qui est originaire de Barton, nom d une dizaine de communes anglaises. Signification probable : enclos pour stocker l orge (ancien anglais bere = orge) …   Noms de famille

  • Barton — [bärt′ n] 1. Clara (born Clarissa Harlowe Barton) 1821 1912; U.S. philanthropist: founder of the American Red Cross (1881) 2. Sir Derek H(arold) R(ichard) 1918 98; Brit. organic chemist …   English World dictionary

  • Barton — Bar ton (b[aum]r t[u^]n), n. [AS. beret[=u]n courtyard, grange; bere barley + t[=u]n an inclosure.] 1. The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself. [Eng.] Burton. [1913 Webster] 2. A farmyard. [Eng.] Southey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barton [1] — Barton (spr. Bart n), 1) (B. on Humber), Marktflecken in der Nähe des Humber in der englischen Grafschaft Lincoln, Handel mit Getreide, Öl etc.; 3500 Ew.; 2) (B. upon Irwell), Stadt am Bridgewaterkanal in der englischen Grafschaft Lancaster;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Barton [2] — Barton (spr. Bart n), 1) Elisabeth, ein Landmädchen aus Aldington in Kent (daher das heilige Mädchen von Kent), hatte öfter Verzückungen u. galt als Seherin; sie weissagte 1532, im Fall sich Heinrich VIII. von Katharina von Aragon u. vom Papste… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Barton [1] — Barton, 1) B. on Irwell, Stadtgemeinde in Lancashire (England), am Irwell, jetzt ein Teil von Eccles (s. d.). – 2) B. upon Humber, Stadt in der englischen Grafschaft Lindsey (Lincolnshire), am Humber, oberhalb Hull, mit der altsächsischen Kirche… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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