Captain Edwin Baker

Captain Edwin Baker

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  • Name Edwin Baker 
    Title Captain 
    Relationshipwith
    Born 6 Mar 1855  Shadwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1907  on board Helenes, near Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see "lost at sea" transcription
    Siblings 1. George Trevarthen Baker   b. 3 Nov 1851, London, England;   d. 20 May 1887, Newport, Monmouthshire; 
    Person ID P2158  Moss genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2017 

    Father Thomas Whiteway Baker,   b. 11 Dec 1826, Brixham, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1895  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Amelia Trevarthen,   chr. 14 Mar 1831, St Mary, Rotherhithe, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1905, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1851  Shadwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1871  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1881  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1891  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1901  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Laura Godfrey,   b. 1858, Teignmouth, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1932  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1877  Newton Abbott, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1891  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1901  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Godfrey Edwin Baker,   b. 1879, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1958, Brandon, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Irene A Baker,   b. 10 May 1884, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. (Herbert) Frank Baker,   b. 23 Oct 1884, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Ernest Arthur Baker,   b. 28 Jul 1886, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1969  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Cecil George Baker,   b. 1890, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1936, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Photos
    Edwin and Bessie Baker
    Edwin and Bessie Baker
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1855 - Shadwell, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1877 - Newton Abbott, Devon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Godfrey E (12), Irene A (7), Herbert F (6), Ernest A (3), Cecil G (9m) + Annie Waring (30 mother's help), Emily Whitcomb (30, servant) - 1891 - Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Edwin Baker (45, master mariner, b London), Bessie (43, b Tynmouth, Devon), Godfrey (22), Irene (17), Herbert (16), Ernest (13), Cecil (10) others b Cardiff,Address:
    32 Claud Road
    Roath - 1901 - Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1907 - on board Helenes, near Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Bessie Laura Baker (53 widow, private means b Teignmouth, Devon), Irene Amelia (27, typist and shorthand writer), Ernest Arthur (24, shop assistant, tools & cutlery), Cecil George (20, seaman apprentice, merchant service) + 1 servant,Address:
    52 Llewellyn Drive - 1911 - Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Edwin Baker
    Edwin Baker
    Edwin Baker
    Edwin Baker

    Documents
    Edwin Baker death at sea
    Edwin Baker death at sea
    Apoplexy = stroke or possibly heart attack

    Headstones
    Edwin Baker, with Bessie, Florence and Ernest Arthur
    Edwin Baker, with Bessie, Florence and Ernest Arthur
    In loving memory of Capt EDWIN BAKER
    died and buried at sea March 7th 1907 aged 52 years
    also BESSIE L BAKER wife of the above died October 5th 1932 aged 75 years
    also FLORENCE C BAKER died September 30th 1920 aged 33 years
    I know that my Redeemer liveth
    Also Ernest Arthur Baker died May 29th 1961 aged 81

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Helen Baker, Email (Reliability: 2), 25 Nov 2014.

    2. [S36] UK BMD, General Register Office, Stepney 1855 2Q v1c p456 (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S16] Parish Register, St Paul, Shadwell, Tower Hamlets 21 Jan 1851 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S36] UK BMD, General Register Office, Newton Abbot 1877 3Q v5b p274 (Reliability: 1).


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