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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Albert BAKER

Born 11 February 1867 in Red Camp, South Australia [55]
Son of John BAKER and Louisa BATH [55]
Married Emily GOODING in 1893 in Victoria, Australia [54]
Farmer at Werrap in the Rainbow district in Victoria, Australia [P129]
     When their son took over his 400 acre farm in Werrap they resided about three months of the year with each of the children [P129]
     They later purchased a house in Portland, Victoria, Australia and resided there the remainder of their lives [P129]
     In 1929 their son Clarence purchased and settled on farmland at Winchester in the Carnamah district of Western Australia [P129]
Himself, as a Retired Farmer, and his wife resided in Winchester in 1931 [50]
     Their brief sojourn in Winchester was a visit to their son and his family [P129]
     During their visit to Winchester they stayed with his son and he helped his son on the farm [P129]
     He was enrolled to vote with an address of Winchester for the 1931 Commonwealth election [50]
Following their visit to Winchester they returned to their home in Portland [P129]
Father of "Clarrie" Clarence Oswald, "Jean" Martha Elizabeth, "Amy" Emily Louisa and Olive Agnes [54] [P129]
Died 1955 in Portland, Victoria, Australia [54]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Albert Baker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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