'Baker03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Baker of Battel (Battell), Baker of Groombridge, Baker of Mayfield, Baker of West Peckham, Baker of Withyam

                               
To help us identify any connection between families with the name Baker, we note that Berry identifies the following family's coat of arms as: "Az. on a tower, betw. three keys, erect, sa."
John Baker of Battell or Battel, Sussex (a 1375)
1. Simon Baker of Battel
  m. (1387) Joane
  A. John Baker of Battel (a temp Henry IV who r. 1399-1413)
  i. John Baker of Battel (a temp Henry VI who r.1422-1461)
  a. Thomas Baker of Battel (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
  (1) Henry Baker of Battel (a temp Henry VII who r. 1485-1509)
  (A) John Baker of Duckings or Ducking House in Withyam - continued below
  (B) Thomas Baker
  (2) Richard Baker of Adam Atwells, Kent
  (A) John Baker of West Peckham, Kent
  (i) George Baker of West Peckham
  (a) Thomas Baker of Adam-at-Wells in Peckham
  ((1)) Thomas Baker
  ((2)) George Baker of Adam-at-Wells
  m. Jane Hutton (dau of judge Sir Richard Hutton)
  ((A)) George Baker (b c1629, 2nd son)
  m. Judith Owen of London
  ((B))+ other issue - Henry (d young), Eleanor
  (b) John Baker
  ((1))+ issue - John, Thomas

 

 

John Baker of Duckings or Ducking House in Withyam (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547) - continued above
1. John Baker of Battel (d before 20.05.1587)
  m. Elizabeth Isted (dau of Richard Isted of Morehouse or Moate House in Mayfield) @@@@JEp354
  A. Michael Baker of Battel & Mayfield (d 26.03.1595)
  m. Jane Morbred (dau/heir of John Morbred)
  i. John Baker of Bonehurst, later of Mayfield Place, Sheriff of Sussex (d before 03.12.1668)
  m1. Katherine Offley (dau of Robert Offley of London by Anne, dau of Sir Edward Osborne, Lord Mayor of London)
  a. Anne Baker
  m. (c07.1637) Edward Warnets or Warnet of Hempsted
b. Elizabeth Baker
  m. Richard Gibbs of London
  c.+ other issue - Robert (b c1619, d 1634), Charles (d infant), Jane
  m2. Elizabeth Rivers (bpt 26.03.1606, dau of Sir John Rivers, Bart of Chafford)
  f. John Baker of Mayfield Place (b c1643, d 18.03.1723)
  m. Ruth Farnden (dau of Peter Farnden of Sedlescomb)
  (1) Peter Baker (d 20.01.1729, vicar of Mayfield, 3rd son)
  m. Marthanna Baker (dau of Robert Baker of Middle House, Mayfield) @1@ below
  (A) Michael Baker (d 16.07.1750)
  m. Martha Roberts of Borezel (d 19.09.1796)
  (2) George Baker of Mayfield Place (d 1765, 5th son)
  m. Philadelphia Rivers (dau of Sir George Rivers, Bart)
(A) George Baker of Truro (d 04.1776)
  m. Mary Willis
  (i) Michael Baker (dvp unm 1771)
  (ii) Philadelphia Baker
  m1. _ Ellsley
  m2. _ Godfrey
(iii) Ann Ruth Baker
  m. Rev. John Kirby of Mayfield
  (B) Thomas Baker (d 25.06.1782)
  m1. Martha Baker (dau of George Baker, son of Robert) @2@ below
  m2. Ann Baker (dau of John Baker of Middlehouse) @3@ below
  (C) Philadelphia Baker
m1. D. Groombridge
  m2. John Salt
  (D) Ann Baker
  m. Samuel Baker @4@ below
  (E)+ other issue - Isabella, Ruth
  (3) Elizabeth Baker
  m. Gilbert Spencer of Penshurst
  (4)+ other issue - John (d unm 1715), Michael (d unm 1716), Thomas, Nizel (d unm), Dorothy, Lucy, Martha, Charity, Ruth
  g. Dorothy Baker
  m1. John Baker of Stoneland (d 11.10.1688) @5@ below
  m2. _ Knight
  ii. Thomas Baker (d unm)
  B. Thomas (not John) Baker of Battel (a 1634)
  m. Mary Engham (dau of Sir Thomas Engham of Goodneston)
  i. Mary Baker
  m. Robert Brooks of Whitchurch
ii.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, John, Michael, George, Thomas, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Eliizbeth, 2 others
  C. Elizabeth Baker shown a generation earlier by Visitation (Sussex, 1634) as well as in this generation
  m. Thomas Haye
  D. Mary Baker shown a generation earlier by Visitation (Sussex, 1634) as well as in this generation
  m. John Gilbert
  E. Dorothy Baker
  m. John Porter
2. Robert Baker of Gilderidgehouse in Withyam and of Grombridge (d before 21.05.1592)
  m. Joan Whitfield (dau of Robert Whtifleld of Wadhurst)
A. John Baker of Groombridge (b c08.1573, d 20.09.1638, 2nd son)
  m. Joan Jeffry (dau of William Jeffry of Chittingly (Geffrey of Chittingley = Jeffray of Chiddingly = Jefrey of Chiddingley))
  i. John Baker of Groombridge & Gildridge in Withyam (d 18.12.1644, 2nd son)
  m. Ann or Elizabeth Porter (d 20.09.1640, dau of William Porter of Lamberhurst)
  a. John Baker of Stoneland in Withyam (b c16.10.1631, d 11.10.1688)
  m. Dorothy Baker (dau of John Baker of Mayfield) @5@ above
  (1) Dorothy Baker
  m. Andrew Kenrick of Chester
  (2) Elizabeth Baker
  m. Robert Bicknell of the Temple, London
  (3)+ other issue - John (d unm), George (d unm), Robert of Birchden (a 1709), Marthanna (a 1709)
(7)+ other issue (d infant) - Thomas, Charles, John, John, Richard, Elizabeth, Mary
  b. Robert Baker of Middle House in Mayfield (b 1634-5, d 04.07.1714)
  m. Marthanna Cole (d 22.01.1693, dau of Samuel Cole of Braybrook Castle)
  (1) John Baker 'of Middlehouse'
  m. Hannah Wood
  (A) Samuel Baker of Middlehouse, Mayfield
  m. Ann Baker (dau of George Baker by P. Rivers) @4@ above
  (i)+ issue - George, Samuel, John, Thomas, Miochael, Hannah, Ann, Ruth, Philadelphia
  (B) Martha Baker (d unm)
  (C) Ann Baker
  m. Thomas Baker (son of George) @3@ above
(2) George Baker (4th son)
  m. Sarah Durrant
  (A) Martha Baker
  m. Thomas Baker (son of George) @2@ above
  (3) Dorothea Baker
  m. George Hooper of Mayfield
  (4) Marthanna Baker
  m. Peter Baker (d 20.01.1729, vicar of Mayfield) @1@ above
  (5)+ other issue - Robert, Richard (d unm), Elizabeth, Mary
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - George, Richard, Thomas
  ii. Robert Baker of Groombridge (a 1634)
  m. (c01.1632-3) Ann Fowle (dau of Anthony Fowle of Rotherfield, widow of John Cooper of Penshurst)
  a. Ann Baker
  m. Clement Read of Mayfield
b.+ other issue (d unm) - John, Robert
  iii. Thomas Baker of Little Horsted (a 1634)
  Berry identifies Thomas's wife as Elizabeth Hays. Visitation (Sussex, 1662) identifies her as ...
  m. (c01.1639) Anne Hay (dau of William Hay of Little Horsted)
  a. daughter
  m. _ Lee
  b. daughter
  m. _ Howard
  c.+ other issue - John (d unm), daughter (a 1709)
  iv.+ other issue (a 1634) - William (b c1598, a 1638, d unm), George (d unm), Mary, Sarah, Elizabeth, Hester
  B. Robert Baker of Withyam (d before 26.06.1604)
  m. Elizabeth Porter (dau of Richard Porter of Degham or Bayham)
  i. John Baker
  C.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Dorothy, Jane, Ann, Joan, Julian
3. Henry Baker

Main source(s): CountyGen (Sussex, Berry, p225+), CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p353+) with support from Visitation (Sussex, 1530 & 1633-4, Baker), Visitation (Sussex, 1662, Baker of Mayfield), Visitation (Sussex, 1662, Baker of Stoneland in Withyam)
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