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Barbara

maid exemplifying personal and domestic neatness. [Br. Lit.: Old Curiosity Shop]
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IHOPE nobody was watching Babs (BBC1, Sunday) after a few drinks, because it was hard enough to keep up with what was going on - and all the various Barbara Windsors that kept appearing - with a clear head.
Tony Jordan's drama wasn't really a life story, but part of a life story - taking us from her days as a child star (Babs was born Barbara Ann Deeks), until 1993.
As well as a few fleeting appearances from THE Barbara Windsor, we also had Child Barbara (Florence Keen), Teenage Barbara (Honor Kneafsey), Youngish Barbara (Jaime Winstone) and Samantha Spiro's Older Barbara.
And yet, although there were disappointments - too little Carry On (she was in nine of the extremely popular films), and perhaps too much time devoted to Barbara's work in the theatre - this was a drama which grew on you the more you watched it, and the more you got used to its fragmented feel.
Barbara was born in Worcester daughter of Stanley and Anna (Nevalsky) Grimala and lived in Worcester most of her life.
MEMORIES of a former Middlesbrough hotel have come flooding back for Barbara Buckton of Coulby Newham.
And Barbara recalls it will be near the site of the former Corporation Hotel, demolished four decades ago to make way for the major changes which took place in the town centre.
Barbara, 65, joined the staff of the 44-bedroom Corporation Hotel in 1967 as a junior receptionist.
"I was Barbara Nesbitt then and the other receptionists were Barbara Hawkswell and Barbara Slack.
APPLETON, WI Barbara Lyman Snowberger, age 89, of Appleton, Wisconsin, passed away on September 17, 2007, in Appleton.
Barbara's Bakery introduces a new flavor of cereal, Organic Crispy Wheats.
For more information about this or Barbara's other cereals or products, please write to Barbara's Bakery at 3900 Cypress Drive, Petaluma, CA 95954, call (707) 765-2273, or e-mail info@barbarasbakery.com.