Edward Baker (23 Jan 1860–13 Sept 1935) was born in Babraham, a village due south of Cambridge. His wife, Agnes Mary (née Spalding), was born in 1860/61 in Swaffham Prior – a Fenland village to the north-east of Cambridge.

Edward joined the police and the family lived at 44 Covent Garden, which was a police tied cottage house.  In 1891 he was a police constable, by at least 1901 he was promoted to sergeant and by 1902 was a police inspector.

By 1935 he had retired from the police and was living at 152 Tenison Road, he died there aged 75 years old.

Baker grave
Baker monument

Parish : St Paul

See family grave page for more information

Sources:
census reports 1891, 1901, 1911
Spalding’s Cambridge directories
General Records Office marriage index

By Ian Bent with thanks to Judy Lester

Edward Baker