Posted By:Wayne Brown
Subject:Baker family at Norseman WA and Perth Australia
Post Date:August 05, 2005 at 19:35:59
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Searching for my Baker cousins descended from this family. Any info will be greatly appreciated.

Alberta Alice Stewart born Jan 1884 Wedderburn & John Samuel Herbert Baker b 8 Sep 1876 Wedderburn, Vic.

Alberta married John Samuel Herbert (Herbert) Baker, miner of Wedderburn, on 4 July 1904 Vic (reg 5280) at the Manse of St Andrews Presbyterian Church at Bendigo. Witnesses to the marriage were Gilbert Windsor Baker and Alicia Stewart. (Gilbert died at Norseman WA 13 May 1963 – check his death notices)

Herbert was born at Wedderburn on 8 Sep 1876 and he was then listed on the index as John Herbert Robert Baker (reg 24744), the son of Robert Wall Baker, also a miner, and Jane Wooding. Herb was listed as a farmer when his son Ron married in 1938. One source states that he died at Norseman, WA, but he doesn’t appear on the Norseman cemetery records.

Children –
Herbert Windsor Baker – born 1905 at Norseman, WA. (reg 2351)

Doris Victoria Baker - born 1908 at Mt Korong, Vic. (reg 28961) Doris married a Clark. Doris Victoria Clark died 8 Sep 1992 at Bentley, WA, aged 84, bur Karrakatta.

Edna Baker born c1909 ?

Eric Baker born c1911 ? , possibly died 31 Jan 1958 Norseman WA age 46.

Ernest George Baker born 3 Aug 1913 at Norseman, WA

Ronald Edward Baker – born 22 Nov 1916 at Norseman, WA, married Peace Cymbline Whitney (born at Norseman, dau of Edward William Whitney, miner, and Olivetta Myrtle Violet Oaklands) on 4 Aug 1938 at Norseman Methodist Church. Ron died 25 May 1986 at Hamersley, WA, age 69, buried Pinnaroo Valley grave no 1259