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Person: BAKER, W. Weaver  (1866-1954)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Weaver BAKER
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
chemist; photographer of slide sets
Main period of activity
1900s-40s
Relationships to other people

married to BAKER, Mrs Lilly  (1871-1966)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
25 July 1866
born at
8 February 1895
28
archive entry
London Gazette, 26596 (8 February 1895) p.800
– occupation “Chemist and Druggist”; dissolution of partnership with Francis Dymott in chemist's business; Baker continued as a sole trader
1897
~30
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages, 1897 q4
– marriage to Lilly Burgess Ward, registered at Leicester
31 March 1901
34
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/534.154.18
– occupation “Chemist and Druggist”
1910
~43
member
2 April 1911
44
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/12681.187
– occupation “Chemist and Druggist”
16 March 1922
55
lecturer
History and architecture of Exeter Cathedral (lantern lecture, Bridgwater, Somerset, England, 16 March 1922)
February 1924
57
lecturer
Record work with a camera (lantern lecture, Torquay, Devon, England, February 1924)
January 1926
59
lecturer
[Exeter Cathedral architecture] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, January 1926)
29 September 1939
73
archive entry
1939 England and Wales Register, WDBE 271/1
– occupation “Retired Pharmacist”
5 September 1954
88
died at
13 October 1954
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1954 p.273
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: The fifty misericords of Exeter Cathedral (lecture: privately made, 51 slides, 1911)

photographer: Slides of Exeter silver: from the collection of W. Bruford and Son (lecture: privately made, 39 slides, 1934)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: Beverley Minster misericords] (miscellaneous: privately made, 6 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: Bristol Cathedral misericords] (miscellaneous: privately made, 8 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: colour photography] (lecture: privately made, at least 33 slides, c.1911)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: details of church architecture] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 63 slides, n.d.)

photographer: Weaver Baker Collection: doll series (miscellaneous: privately made, 28 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: Exeter Cathedral] (lecture: privately made, 230 slides, 1900s)

photographer: Weaver Baker Collection: Exeter Guildhall (lecture: privately made, at least 18 slides, n.d.)

photographer: Weaver Baker Collection: flower studies (lecture: privately made, 52 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous photographs of animals and birds] (miscellaneous: privately made, 11 slides, n.d.)

slide maker: [Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous slides] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous slides] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

slide maker: [Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous slides without images] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 7 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: pendulum curves] (miscellaneous: privately made, 10 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Blackpool] (miscellaneous: privately made, 9 slides, 1935)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Canterbury and east Kent] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 11 slides, 1930s)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of cats and kittens] (miscellaneous: privately made, 20 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Chester Cathedral and city] (miscellaneous: privately made, 23 slides, 1934)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Christchurch and area] (miscellaneous: privately made, 12 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Cornwall] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 53 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Devon] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 70 slides, 1908 - 1937)

slide maker: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Devon] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 70 slides, 1908 - 1937)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of dogs] (miscellaneous: privately made, 9 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Exeter] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 24 slides, in/before 1937)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Isle of Man] (lecture: privately made, 21 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Isle of Wight] (lecture: privately made, 10 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Llangollen and area] (lecture: privately made, 6 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of London] (miscellaneous: privately made, 34 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of museum artefacts] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 27 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Paris] (miscellaneous: privately made, 8 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Peterborough and area] (miscellaneous: privately made, 29 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Salisbury and area] (miscellaneous: privately made, 15 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of zoo animals and birds] (miscellaneous: privately made, 30 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: St Katherine's Priory, Polsloe] (lecture: privately made, 13 slides, n.d.)

Slide images showing this person
slide image -- Kitten Set No. 12slide image -- After tea at Myrtleberryslide image -- In the Dark Room (Artificial light photograph)slide image -- On the way to Fern Cave, Mousehole
Slide set references

image appears in: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Cornwall] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 53 slides, n.d.)

image appears in: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of cats and kittens] (miscellaneous: privately made, 20 slides, n.d.)

image appears in: [Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous slides] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

References
The Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette (1885-1932) Vol. 138 No. 19,802 (16 May 1910), p. 2, col. 7
  –  on holiday with his wife at Castle Hotel, Lynton
Taunton Courier and Western Advertiser (1810-1950) No. 5,972 (6 June 1923), p. 7, col. 2
  –  inheriting 'a large fortune' under the will of a family friend
The Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette (1885-1932) Vol. 151 No. 24,232 (1 February 1924), p. 14, col. 7
  –  involved in road accident with his wife
The Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette (1885-1932) Vol. 161 No. 26,803 (15 July 1932), p. 20, col. 4
  –  taking photos of art exhibition at Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Lucerna ID  6004024

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 June 2018

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