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Name: John Baker

Burial Number: 0097

Gender: Male

Occupation: Fly Driver and Coachman.

Born: 00/00/1859

Died: 27/11/1884

Buried: 02/12/1884


John was born in Fishersgate near Southwick, the son of Richard and Eliza. He was baptised at Southwick on 27th May 1860. John’s father was a mariner. By 1871, Eliza was a widow and had moved the family to Worthing living in Brunswick Cottages. John became a fly driver and coachman. He died in the Cottage Hospital at Chislehurst, Kent on 27th November 1884. He was suffering from heart and kidney disease. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for John Baker

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 27

Exact Location (what3words): dates.rooms.draw

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Eliza Baker who died Febry. 11th 1887 aged 61 years. "Weep not for me my children dear I am not dead but sleeping here, Dry up those tears and weep no more, I am not lost but gone before" Also of John Baker son of the above who died Novbr. 27th 1884 aged 25 years

Further Information


Name: John Baker

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1859

Town: Southwick

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 27/11/1884

Cause of death: Valvular disease of the heart. Albuminuria. Anasarca Ascites.

Address line 1: Cottage Hospital

Town: Chiselhurst

County: Kent

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Southwick

Eliza aged 36, mariner’s wife. Albert aged 4. Georgina aged 3. John aged 1.


1 Brunswick Cottages, Heene

Eliza aged 47, widow, needlewoman. John aged 11. Alice aged 5. Richard aged 3. William Phillips aged 26, lodger, police constable.


1 Brunswick Cottages, Worthing

Eliza aged 58, charwoman. John aged 21, fly driver. Richard aged 13. James Stringer aged 30, lodger, fly man.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.