James Baker of Buckland House Somerset England

F144 JAMES BAKER: Buckland House, near Taunton, Somerset; lord of the manors of Cogload and Sampford-Arundel, Somerset and of Nicholas Hayne and Hale, in the parish of Culmstock, Devon.

  1. Christopher: High Sheriff of Somerset, 1724.
  2. James: d. w. i., 1747.
  3. George: Brockenhurst House; Hants; Barrister-at-Law; bencher of the honourable society of the inner temple; m. 1728; d. w. i., 1770.
  4. John: heir, F145.

F145 JOHN BAKER: m. co-heiress of Robert Wood, brother of Thomas Wood, of Littleton, Middlesex and of Middleham Castle, York; issue,

  1. George: Fellow Commoner of King’s College, Cambridge; distinguished for classical knowledge; d. w. i., 1772.
  2. John: Capt. of Coldstream Guards; m.; d. 1794.
    1. John Robert.
    2. Two daus.
  3. Robert (Sir): First Bart., F146.

F146 SIR ROBERT BAKER: 1st Bart. of Dunstable House, Surrey, and of Nicholas Hayne, Devon; bart. created May 14, 1796; m. 1783; b. 1757; d. 1826; had, besides three daus.,

  1. Robert: b. 1785; d. 1802.
  2. Henry Loraine (Sir) : 2nd bart., F147.
  3. George Augustus (Rev.) : Rector of Ibstone-Cum-Fingest near Henley on Thames; b. 1788; m. 1812.
    1. Henry Sherston: b. 1814; barrister-at-law; m. 1842; issue,
      1. George Sherston (Sir): 4th Bart., F149.
      2. Rob’t Henry Sherston: b. 1848; d. s. p., 1904.
      3. John Chichely Sherston: b. 1850; m. 1884.
        1. Henry Chichely Dancer Sherston: b. 1893.
        2. Winifred Violet Sherston.
  4. Onslow: b. 1795; Col. Beng. art.

F147 SIR HENRY LORAINE BAKER: 2nd Bart.; b. 1787; m. 1820; a viceadmiral R. N., C. B.; entered navy in 1797 and served with distinction; had, besides five daughters,

F148 SIR HENRY WILLIAM BAKER: 3rd Bart.; b. 1821; d. unm., 1877; succeeded by great-grandson of 1st Bart.

F149 SIR GEORGE SHERSTON BAKER [F146-(3)-(A)-(a)]: 4th Bart.; b. 1846; J. P. Lincolnshire, Lincoln, Great Grimsley, Boston, Barnstaple, Bideford; Revising Barrister for Cornwall, 1898-1901; County Court Judge; Editor of “Law Magazine,” 1895-98; m. (1) 1873; issue.

  1. Dodington George Richard Sherston (Sir): 5th and present Bart., F150.
  2. John Dunstan Sherston: b. 1882; solicitor of the High Court of England, 1907; Attorney in the High Court, Bombay, 1911; m. 1911.
    1. Peter Sherston: b. 1918.
    2. Loraine Josephine.
  3. Michael Frederick Sherston (Rev.): b. 1884; d. 1905; in minor orders of Rom. Cath. Church.
  4. Mary Louisa Sherston: m. 1898; d. 1911, leaving issue.
  5. Henrietta Catherine Sherston: m. 1904; issue.
  6. Emily Margaret Sherston: m. 1910; issue.
  7. Georgianna Jane Sherston: m. 1912.

F150 SIR DODINGTON GEORGE RICHARD SHERSTON SHERSTON-BAKER: b. 1887; s. his father 1923; assumed additional surname of Sherston by deed poll in 1923; Lieut-Col. Indian Medical Service; L. R. C. P.; M. R. C. S.; m. 1906.

  1. Humphrey Dodington Benedict Sherston: b. 1907.
  2. Irene Magdalene Mary.




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