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Name: Edith Baker

Burial Number: 1887

Gender: Female

Occupation: School Mistress

Born: 9/4/1875

Died: 25/05/1959

Buried: 29/05/1959

Mother:
Amelia Burnett

Father:
Edwin Baker

Story

Edith was born in Tottenham, Middlesex, the daughter of Edwin and Amelia. She was baptised at All Hallows Church, Tottenham on 9th October 1875. Her father Edwin was a schoolmaster. By 1888, the family were living in Hereford where her father opened a boys boarding school. Edith’s mother died this year and it fell to Edith to look after her father. She taught at the school along with her sister Martha. The family moved to Winchmore Hill after Edwin’s retirement and then to Worthing in 1918. They lived at “Westbury” in Grand Avenue. Edwin died in 1923 and Edith continued to live at “Westbury” with her sisters until her death. She died on 25th May 1959 at “Jacquaranda Nursing Home” 9 Ripley Road, Worthing. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): save.voting.oasis

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

In loving memory of our very dearly loved father Edwin Baker F.R.C.S. who passed away 18th January 1923 "If Thou should'st call me to resign what most I prize, it ne'er was mine. I only yield Thee what is Thine. Thy will be done" Also of his dearly beloved only son Arthur Frederick Baker O.B.E. who passed away 14th Feb 1950 "He giveth His beloved sleep"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Edith Anne Baker

Gender: Female

Born: 9/4/1875

Town: Tottenham

County: Middlesex

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/05/1959

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Jacquaranda Nursing Home

Address line 2: 9

Address line 3: Ripley Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

1881

1 Bruce Terrace, Birkbeck Road, Tottenham, Middx.

Edwin aged 40, teacher. Amelia aged 34. Edith aged 5. Margaret aged 3. Martha aged 2. Ann Burnett aged 76, widow, mother-in-law.

1891

22 Edgar Street, Hereford (boarding school for boys).

Edwin aged 50, widower, school master. Edith aged 15. Margaret aged 13. Martha aged 12. Frances aged 9. Constance aged 8. Arthur aged 5. Plus a governess, assistant master, cook, housemaid and 15 pupils.

1901

Clyde House School, Edgar Street, Hereford.

Edwin aged 60, school master. Edith aged 25, school mistress. Martha aged 22, school mistress. Frances aged 19. Constance aged 18. Arthur aged 18. Plus a cook and 20 pupils.

1911

Park Side, Winchmore Hill, Ealing, Middx.

Edwin aged 69, retired school master. Edith aged 35. Arthur aged 25, bank clerk. Ethel Ada Horton aged 32, visitor, foreign correspondent.

1921

Living at Westbury, Grand Avenue, Worthing, Sussex.

Edwin Baker
Head
Male 1841 80 Berkshire, England
Edith Anne Baker
Daughter
Female 1875 45 Middlesex, England At Home
Martha Caroline Baker
Daughter
Female 1879 42 Middlesex, England Private School Mistress
Frances Mary Baker
Daughter
Female 1881 40 Middlesex, England Hospital Nurse
Constance Lilian Baker
Daughter
Female 1883 38 Middlesex, England Hospital Nurse

1939

West Street, Oundle, Northants.

Edith Anne Baker: Retired School Mistress. Staying with May and Elsie Francis.

Miscellaneous Information

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