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

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

By Ian Bent with thanks to Judy Lester

Edward Baker