Rev. Charles Baker

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Rev. Charles Baker

Birthplace: Packington, Leicesterhire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: February 06, 1875 (71)
Remuera, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Judges Bay, Parnell, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Husband of Hannah Maria Baker
Father of Dorcas Sophia Smith; William Bailey Baker; Charles Pratt Baker; Ebenezer Baker; Hannah Maria Baker and 8 others

Occupation: Missionary
Managed by: Susanne Margaret Melton
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About Rev. Charles Baker

Clergyman and missionary. Born England. Son of Charles Baker (1774-1851), nurseyman, and Elizabeth Riley (died 1845). Emigrated to New Zealand Jun 1827. Married Hannah Maria Bailey, 13 children. CMS missionary in Northland, East Cape and Bay of Plenty. See "Never the faint hearted : Charles Baker, pioneer missionary, 1803-1875 : a biography written from his journals and letters" by Mary Baker (P920 BAK BAK 1986) (Birth date given in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography by Scholefield as 1804; but specific date of birth given in the book quoted above, as 5th August, 1803). Buried St Stephens Churchyard, Taurarua [Judge's Bay], Auckland. Source:

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Rev. Charles Baker's Timeline

August 5, 1803
Packington, Leicesterhire, England (United Kingdom)
April 10, 1824
Packington, Leicestershire, England (United Kingdom)
April 5, 1828
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
April 25, 1829
Kerikeri, Northland, North Island, New Zealand
October 25, 1830
Kerikeri, Northland, North Island, New Zealand
November 18, 1831
New Zealand
July 22, 1833
New Zealand
October 31, 1835
New Zealand
December 30, 1837
Paihia, Northland, North Island, New Zealand
March 10, 1839
New Zealand