Richard Baker (1777-1849)

Dates

Birth: 1777 Headley, Hampshire, UK
Father: Nicholas Baker 1736-1808
Mother: Mary Hurst 1737-1801

Christening: 11 April 1877 All Saints, Headley, Hampshire, UK

Marriage: 6 August 1801 St Mary the Virgin, Frensham, Surrey, UK
Wife: Anne Maria Harding 1780-1809

Marriage: 25 January 1810 All Saints, Headley, Hampshire, UK
Wife: Frances (Francis) Keen 1781-1859

Death: 14 October 1849 Frensham, Hampshire, UK
Burial: 19 October 1849 St Mary the Virgin, Frensham, Surrey, UK

Children

By Anne
Anne Maria Baker 1801

By Frances
Richard Baker 1810-1886
Edward Baker 1811-1825
George Baker 1813-a1881
Ann Baker 1814-1874
Frances Baker 1817-1879
James Baker 1819-1899
William Baker 1821-1896
Sarah Baker [Sturt] 1823-1905

Notes

Entry in Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 for Richard Baker baptised on 11 April 1777 in Headley, Hampshire, parents Nicholas and Mary Baker.

Entry in Headley Baptisms for Richard Baker on 11 April 1777, parents Nicholas and Mary Baker.

Entry in Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 for for Richard Baker baptised on 11 April 1777 at All Saints, Headley, Surrey, parents Nicholas and Mary Baker. "Christenings [...] Apr 11 Baptd Richard Son of Nicholas & Mary Baker".

Entry in Ancestry London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 for Richard Baker of Headley, Hampshire, All Saints and Anna Maria Harding of Dockenfield, parish of Saint Mary, Frensham, Surrey on 6 August 1801. This bond is between Richard Baker and Abraham Harding for £200.

Entry in Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 for the marriage of Richard Baker and Anna Maria Harding on 6 August 1801 at St Mary the Virgin, Frensham, Surrey. "No. 3 Marriages in 1801 [...] Richard Baker of the parish of Hedley and Anna Maria Harding of Dockenfield were Married in this Church by Licence this 6th Day of August In the Year one Thousand Eight Hundred and one [...] in the Presence of Richard Hammond and Mary Harding".

His daughter was baptised in Frensham on 14 November 1801.

His wife was buried on 12 February 1809 in Headley.

Entry in Ancestry England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 for Richard Baker and Frances Keen on 25 January 1810 in Headley, Hampshire.

Entry in Headley Marriages for Richard Baker, a widower, and Frances Keen on 25 January 1810, witnesses John, Hunt, Sarah Keen and Mary Keen.

Entry in Ancestry All Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937 for Richard Baker and Frances Keen on 25 January 1810 in Headley, All Saints, Surrey. "Page 56 The Year 1810 No. 166 } Richard Baker of this Parifh Widower & Frances Keen of the same Parish Spinster were Married in this Church by Licence this twenty fifth Day of January in the Year One Thoufand Eight Hundred and Ten [both signed their names] In the Prefence of John Hunt, Sarah Keen Mary Keen".

His first four children were baptised in Headley from 1811 to 1814 when he was a farmer living at Simmonstone, and last four in Frensham from 1817 to 1823 when he was a farmer of Frensham.

In the 1841 census as Richard Baker aged 60 (rounded down to a multiple of 5), not born in Surrey, a farmer, and living with Frances (wife?), William (son?) and Ann, Frances and Sarah (daughters?) at Upper West End, Frensham, Surrey.

Entry in Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987 for Richd Baker on 19 October 1849 aged 72 at Frensham, St Mary. "Page 99 Burials in the Parifh of Frensham in the County of Surrey in the Year 1849 [...] Richd Baker of Frensham on Octr 19th Yrs 72".

Entry in Bakers of Headley for Richard Baker. Nicholas’ eighth child, Richard, was born on 11 April 1777. He was married twice: first, on 6 August 1801, to Anne Maria Harding, by whom he had a daughter, also called Anne Maria, born later that year. Anne died in 1809, being buried on 2 December, and on 25 January the following year he married Frances Keen (born c. 1780) at Headley. Richard and Frances had two children: Richard, born in September of that same year and Edward two years later. (Details of all three children are below.) Richard senior died on 14 October 1849, and Frances on 25 January 1859; both were buried in Frensham churchyard.

There are four entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Richard Baker born in 1977, and his death in 1849, one adding his marriage to Frances Keen on 25 January 1810 in Headley, Hampshire, and two his birth on 11 April 1810 in Headley, Hampshire, parents Nicholas Baker, and Mary Hurst, two children William and Richard James, and his death on 14 October 1849 and burial on 19 October 1849 in Frensham, St Mary, Surrey.

Susan Belsey has an entry for Richard Baker born 11 April 1777 son of Nicholas Baker and Mary Hurst, his marriage to Anne Maria Harding on August 6, 1801, and to Frances Keen on January 25, 1810 in Headley, three children Anna Maria, Richard and Edward in one and Richard , George and Ann in the other, his death on 14 October 1849 and burial in Frensham Churchyard, Surrey.

Relationship

Richard Baker was my third great granduncle.

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