Richard BAKER

Male 1756 - 1809  (~ 53 years)    Has 4 ancestors and 16 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Richard BAKER 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Baptised 29 Feb 1756  St. James’ Church, Slapton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From FamilySearch website, accessed 5 Feb 2012
      indexing project (batch) number: C05200-1; system origin: England-ODM; source film number: 916936
      Parents shown as James and Grace
    Gender Male 
    Buried 17 Nov 1809  St. Michael’s Church, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death duty record 1810  Archdeaconry Court of Totnes, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Richard left a will; although this like so many others appears to have been destroyed in the enemy action on Exeter in 1942, we do have an extract in the Death Duty registers:





















      Archdeaconry of Totnes
      Date of the
      Probate and
      Sum sworn.
      Name and Description of Testator
      or Testatrix.
      Name and Place of Abode of
      Executor or Executrix.
      Name of the Legatees, distinguishing
      the Residuary Legatee.
      Degree of
      Kindred.
      Amount of Legacy
      or Annuity.
      Particulars of the several Specific Legacies, Bequests in Trust- and of the Residue.
      [1810]
      April 21
      Under 300
      697
      Richd Baker of
      Blackawton Victualler
      Rebecca Baker his
      Wife sole Ex'trix and
      residuary Legatee Wife   All his Estate and Effects of what nature or kind soever which he shod die possessed of and after her Decease then he gave the same and every first thing unto all his Children that shod be living at the time of her Death share and share alike

      (each entry is numbered and 697 in the first column is the entry number)
    Occupation Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Victualler 
    • Shown in the abstract of his will in the death duties register
    Person ID I9434  Teresa's tree
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2019 

    Father James BAKER,   b. Abt 1729, Charleton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1789, Slapton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Grace,   b. Est 1730,   d. Abt Mar 1782, Slapton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1753 
    • Date a guess based on approx date of birth of oldest known child BUT not found in DFHS index so maybe a little earlier
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F4622    |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann BARTLETT,   bur. 19 Nov 1803, St. Michael’s Church, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Dec 1782  St. Clement’s Church, Townstal, Dartmouth, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 5 children 
    Last Modified 31 May 2014 
    Family ID F6457    |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca,   b. Abt 1763,   bur. 23 Feb 1815, St. Michael’s Church, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1805  St. Clement’s Church, Townstal, Dartmouth, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • (Not only does PR entry show that Richard was a Widower when he married Rebecca, but the signature is the same as for the one who married Ann Bartlett)
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F6464    |  Family Chart

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    1. [S294] Blackawton - St Michael and All Angels Church Parish Registers (FMP images), St Michael and All Angels’ (Blackawton, Devon), (brightsolid online publishing ltd. FindMyPast. http://www.findmypast.co.uk/  .), Burial of Richard BAKER; accessed 1 Jun 2014 (Reliability: 3).
      Under heading '1809' (on previous page) - "Richard Baker was Buried Novembr the 17"
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    2. [S304] TNA - Death duty registers, Records of the Boards of Stamps, Taxes, Excise, Stamps and Taxes, and Inland Revenue., (The National Archives. Discovery. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/browse/C9364  .), Will abstract for Richard Baker of Blackawton; (http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/browse/C9364   : accessed 17 Aug 2013) (Reliability: 3).
      TNA Catalogue Reference: IR/26/343/239
      Image Referece: 135
      Found thanks to the Devon Wills Project
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    3. [S297] Dartmouth St Clement - Parish Registers (FMP data), St Clement’s Church (Dartmouth, Devon), (brightsolid online publishing ltd. findmypast.com.), Marriage of Richard BAKER and Ann BARTLETT; accessed 31 May 2014 (Reliability: 3).
      "Banns of Marriage { between Richard Baker & Ann Bartlett Spinster both of this Parish were published in this Church on Sunday Nov. 17 & Sunday Nov 24 by G Gritton Vicar & on Sunday Decr 1 by Thos. Adams Minister
      No 151 Richard Baker of this Parish
      and Ann Bartlett of this
      Parish were
      Married in this Church by Banns
      this eight Day of December in the Year One Thousand Seven
      Hundred and Eighty two by me Geo. Gritton Vicar
      This Marriage was solemnized between Us { Richard Baker, Ann Bartlett [both signed]
      In the Presence of Hannah Hutchings, Maliora Dodd [both signed]"
      Archive reference: 2993A/PR/1/9
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