Joseph Francis Baker

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth31.7.1798 - Baldock, HertsNBD1849
First Known Service13.7.1810NBD1849
FatherRichard BakerNBD1849
MotherCatharine RichardsNBD1849
WifeElizabeth J. S. Middlecoat (1816-1851)NBD1849
WifeEliza Jewell Rodd. (1805-1835)
Last Known Service1828NBD1849
Date of Death16.10.1856 - Portloe, Cornwall

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
13.7.1810 Entered the NavyNBD1849
13.7.181025.10.1812Macedonian (38), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
25.10.1812 United States vs Macedonian 
6.181324.12.1813Maidstone (36), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
24.12.18131.1815Shelburne (12), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.18155.1817Plantagenet (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.18158.1817Furieuse (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.18158.1817Pandora (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
13.12.1817 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationNBD1849
10.18184.1822Severn (50), MidshipmanNBD1849
1820 Seriously wounded by a band of smugglers at Standgate CreekNBD1849
4.1822 Racehorse (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
1825 Married Eliza in Plymouth 
22.5.1828 LieutenantNBD1849
22.5.1828 North Star (28), LieutenantNBD1849
22.4.1831 Appointed to the Coast GuardNBD1849
1837 Married Elizabeth in Veryan, Cornwall 

Notes on Officer

Lieut. Baker's date and location of death was kindly supplied by his GG Grand-Daughter, Carolyn Baker, from Australia.


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'Brien, Digital Book

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