Helton Godwin Baynes

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Helton Godwin Baynes, also known as ‘Peter’ Baynes (26 June 1882, Hampstead – 1943), was an English analytical psychologist and author, who was a friend and translator of Carl Jung.

Baynes was educated at the Quaker school, Leighton Park (along with two other leading members of the British Psychoanalytical Society: John Rickman and Lionel Penrose) and then at Trinity College, Cambridge where he read medicine and where he won Blues for Rowing and Swimming two years running.

He became a House Physician at St Bartholomew's Hospital. In 1913 he married Rosalind Thornycroft (1891-1973),[1] divorcing her in 1921. (Rosalind, a friend of D. H. Lawrence,[2] later married the art historian Arthur E. Popham.[3]) That year he started collaborating with Cary Angulo, née Fink (1883-1977) in translating Jung.[4] Baynes accompanied Jung on his expedition to East Africa in 1925-26.[5] In 1927 he married Cary Angulo.[4]


  • (tr. with Cary F. Baynes) Contributions to analytical psychology, London: Kegan Paul, 1921.
  • (tr.) Psychological types; or, The psychology of individuation by Carl Jung. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1926. The International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method
  • (tr. with Cary F. Baynes) Two essays on analytical psychology by Carl Jung. New York, Dodd, Mead and Co., 1928.
  • Mythology of the soul; a research into the unconscious from schizophrenic dreams and drawings, London: Baillière, Tindall and Cox, 1940.
  • Germany possessed, 1941. With an introduction by Hermann Rauschning.
  • Analytical psychology and the English mind, and other papers, London: Methuen, 1950.


  1. ^ Pippa Harris, ed., ‘’Song of love: the letters of Rupert Brooke and Noel Olivier’’, Crown, 1991, p.39
  2. ^ Paul Poplawski, John Worthen, ‘’D. H. Lawrence: a reference companion’’, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, p.43
  3. ^ James T. Boulton, ed., ‘’The Letters of D. H. Lawrence’’, Cambridge University Press, 2003, p.475
  4. ^ a b Library of Congress Name Authority File: Cary F. Baynes
  5. ^ ’’The Collected Works of C. G. Jung’’, Vol. 18., Pantheon Books, 1953, p.623

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