George Baker (Archdeacon of Totnes)

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George Baker (1687–1772) was the Archdeacon of Totnes from 1740 until 1772.[1]

He was the son of Aaron Baker (born 1652), Rector of West Alvingham.[2][3] George became vicar of Modbury, Devon.[4] He married Mary, the daughter of Stephen Weston, Bishop of Exeter. Their son George became a physician and later a baronet.[4]


  1. ^ ”Some account of the barony and town of Okehampton:Its antiquities and institutions” Bridges, W.B; Wright, W.H.K; Rattenbury, J; Shebbeare, R; Thomas, C; Fothergill, H.G Tiverton, W.Masland,1889
  2. ^ Mosley, Charles, ed. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, volume 1. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003. p. 228.
  3. ^ Persons: Baker, Aaron (1674–1677) in "CCEd, the Clergy of the Church of England database" (Accessed online, 27 April 2016)
  4. ^ a b "Munks Roll". Retrieved 2012-05-21. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Nicholas Kendall
Archdeacon of Totnes
Succeeded by
Thomas Skynner