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Robert Southgate Baker

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Robert Southgate Baker (c1811-1874) of Bakers (of King's Lynn)

Ca.1810 Born at Lynn, probably the son of Coulsey Baker (c1787-1848) and his wife Frances

1830 Married at Norwich to Rosanna Hammond

ca.1840 Birth of son William Philip Baker

1851 Living at Blackfriars Road, King's Lynn: Rob Southgate Baker (age 40 born Lynn), Machine manufacturer, Iron and Brass Founder employing 187 hands. With his wife Roseanna Baker (age 39 born Hingham) and their five children; Sarah Ann Baker (age 18 born Lynn); Robert Baker (age 16 born Lynn), Ironfounder Apprentice; Anna Lois Baker (age 14 born Lynn); William Philip Baker (age 11 born Lynn); and Harriett Ruth Baker (age 6 born Lynn). Three visitors.[1]

1874 April 20th. Died. Probate to his widow Rose Anna Baker and son William Philip Baker.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census