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Families covered: Baker of Bayfordbury

BLG1952 identifies the following family's coat of arms as "Per pale, erm. and gu. a greyhound courant, between two bars invected in chief, two quatrefoils, and another in base, all coiuntercharged".
John Baker
m. Margery Madestarde
1. Nicholas Baker (d 14.11.1632)
  m. Mary Hodgetts
  A. John Baker (d 24.03.1669-70, 2nd son)
  m. (07.06.1624) Elizabeth Moseley (d 17.12.1667, dau of Edward Moseley)
  i. Joseph Baker (bpt 16.05.1626, d 25.05.1668, minister in Worcester & Prestwood))
  m1. (1655) Elizabeth Godscall (dsps, dau of John Godscall)
  m2. (06.1661) Ann Swynten (d 17.08.1719, dau of John Swynten)
  a. John Baker of London (b 08.08.1663)
  m1. (02.04.1700) Ellen Longe (d 28.12.1701, dau of Robert Longe of Bury St. Edmunds)
  Without naming a second wife, BLG1952 identifies Ellen Longe as John's 1st wife and implies that she was mother of Sir William. HoP ('William Baker') reports that William was 1st son of his 2nd wife ...
m2. Maria Cleeve (dau of William Cleeve of Hammersmith)
  (1) Sir William Baker of London & Bayfordbury, Hertfordshire (b 05.11.1705, d 23.01.1770, Alderman of London, Chairman of East India Company, Governor of Hudson's Bay, MP)
  m. (19.01.1742) Mary Tonson (d 21.12.1753, dau of Jacob Tonson, sister of Richard Tonson (MP))
  (A) William Baker of Bayfordbury, Sheriff of London & Middlesex (b 03.10.1743, d 20.01.1824, bencher)
  m1. (23.05.1771) Juliana Penn (d 23.04.1772, dau of Thomas Penn of Stoke Park by Juliana (Fermor), dau of 1st Earl of Pomfret)
  (i) Juliana Baker
  m. (18.01.1803) John Fawcett Herbert Rawlins
  m2. (07.10.1775) Sophia Conyers (dau of John Conyers of Copt Hall)
  (ii) William Baker of Bayfordbury (b 11.03.1778, d 29.08.1813) had issue
  m. (02.08.1809) Estina Fagan (d 11.11.1859, dau of Robert Fagan (Consul General in Sicily & Malta))
  (iii) Robert George Baker (b 29.10.1788, dsp 21.02.1878, cleric, 4th son)
  m1. (16.06.1818) Emma Franks (d 1864, dau of William Franks)
  m2. (06.07.1865) Mary Sulivan (d 1871, dau of Rt. Hon. Laurence Sulivan)
  (iv) George Baker (b 08.01.1794, d 22.12.1859, Colonel, 6th son) had issue
  m. (27.02.1824) Caroline Julia Barker (d 1874, dau of Colonel John Barker of Clare Priory)
  (v) Thomas Richard Baker (b 19.05.1802, d 07.12.1884, Major) had issue
m. (13.06.1834) Mary Frances Morshead (d 1843, dau of Colonel Anderson Morshead)
  (vi) Sophia Baker (d 04.03.1858)
  m. (11.01.1811) John Trower of Weston Grove, Southampton (d 06.02.1855)
  (vii) Emily Anne Baker (dsp 29.11.1859)
  m. (03.06.1824) Rev. Henry Walter
  (viii) Henrietta Juliana Baker (b 12.05.1784, d 19.04.1847) probably of this generation
  m. (1824) Robert Henry Jenkinson (b 08.06.1786, dsp 03.1857)
  (ix)+ other issue - Edward (b 05.09.1799, d 22.04.1796, RN), Henry (b 22.06.1787, d 09.06.1804), Charles Adolphus (b 08.10.1792, d 23.06.1822, RN), Charlotte Amelia (d unm 16.01.1836), Matilda Caroline (d unm 22.01.1867)
  (B)+ 5 sons + 1 daughter
  (2) Felix Baker (bpt 14.12.1715, d before 04.1755, Captain) probably of this generation
  m. Catherine Small (dau of Captain Charles Small)
  (3)+ other issue
  b.+ other issue
  ii.+ other issue

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Baker formerly of Bayfordbury')
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