Barry & Co

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Barry & Co

'Barry & Co' was a Managing Agent established in 1871 by Dr J B Barry and J H Barry. Their main offices were at Lyons Range, Calcutta. Their UK based company was 'J B Barry & Co'. They had interests in the tea and jute industries [1].

After 1923 they merged with 'Macneil & Co' to form 'Macneil & Barry Ltd' - see for further information [1].

Jute Mills

The following Jute Mills are listed on FIBIS page 'A List of Jute Mills in India' as having 'Barry & Co' as Agent:-

Tea Gardens

The following Tea Gardens where tramways have been identified are listed on FIBIS page 'Assam Tea Industry' as having 'Barry & Co' as Agent:-

  • Bukhial Tea Estate Ltd
  • Digulturrung Tea Estate
  • Dirai Tea Company Ltd
  • Eastern Assam Tea Co Ltd
  • Greenwood Tea Co Ltd
  • Rangagore Tea Estate
  • Thanai Tea Co Ltd


  1. 1.0 1.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at Reference: Entry WB55 page ....