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William Samuel Baker (1828-1900)

Son of William Baker (1798-) and Sarah (1806-)

Born 1828 at Sudbury, Suffolk
Baptised baptised 28 May 1828 at Sudbury, Suffolk
Married  Mary Wing on 14 Sep 1859
Died 8 Jul 1900 at Eversholt
Buried at Eversholt


Children from marriage between William Samuel Baker and Mary Wing:

  1. William Wing Carew Baker, born 5 Sep 1860 at Long Melford, Suffolk. Died 14 Nov 1930 at Southill, Beds. buried at Southill
  2. Alfred Edward Ansell Baker, born 16 Nov 1861 at Eversholt. Died Nov 1927 at Birchmoor, Woburn buried at Eversholt
  3. Arthur John Vincent Baker, born 27 Apr 1863 at Eversholt
  4. Mary Feodore Baker, born Abt 1867 at Eversholt, Bedfordshire
  5. Emily Gertrude Baker, born 1869 at Eversholt, Bedfordshire


Occupation: Vicar.
Census records: 1851 Cambridge (Gonville & Caius College). 1871 The Rectory, Eversholt.

Notes from Alumni Cantabrigiensis:

BAKER, WILLIAM SAMUEL. Adm pens at CAIUS, Feb 12 1850. Son of William, yeoman. Born 1828 at Sudbury, Suffolk. School, Sudbury (Rev S.R. Mills). Matric Michaelmas 1850; Exhibitioner 1850. Migrated to Clare, Oct 14, 1851; BA 1854; MA 1857; Ordained Deacon (Bath & Wells) 1854; priest 1855; Curate of Crewkerne, Somerset, 1854-6. Held other curacies 1856-61. Rector of Eversholt, Woburn, Beds, 1861-1900. Brother of Edward (1860) and father of William W.C. (1879). Died July 8 1900, aged 72

Curate at Thornhaugh. Curate-in-charge Long Melford, Suffolk 1856?-1861.

Vincent Bryce Carew Baker had a Silver Epergne presented to Rev W.S. and Mrs Baker inscribed:

"To the Rev William Samuel and Mrs Baker by parishioners of Long Melford, Suffolk, as a small token of esteem and regard, won by energy and zeal in the erection and conducting of the schools, discriminating liberality and universal kindness to the poor, and a pastoral care for the temporal and spiritual welfare of all during the time of Mr Baker's holding the curacy of the parish. Long Melford, 21st June 1861."

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