The Rt Rev Frederick Samuel Baines, DD (1858–1939) was an Anglican Bishop in the first third of the 20th century. He was educated at Winchester and University College, Oxford, and ordained in 1882. His first post was as Curate at Holy Trinity, Leeds, after which he was Vicar of St Cuthbert, Hunslet. Later he was Archdeacon of Durban and then Secretary of the Council for Service Abroad. In 1901 he was elevated to the Episcopate as Bishop of Natal and served the Diocese for twenty-eight years. He died in office on 17 November 1939.
Baines founded Cordwalles Preparatory School in 1912.
- Bukanyana ea merapelo ho batho ba kereke (1911) A simple manual of private devotions and preparation for the Holy Communion in the Sesutho Language. Issued with the approval of the Bishop of Natal. Digitized by Richard Mammana
- The Times, Wednesday, May 29, 1901; pg. 4; Issue 36467; col D University Intelligence. Oxford, May 28
- “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
- The Times, Monday, Dec 21, 1885; pg. 6; Issue 31635; col F News in Brief
- Michaelhouse website
- The Times, Monday, Nov 20, 1939; pg. 8; Issue 48467; col E Obituary Right Rev. Dr. F. S. Baines
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