Sir John Baker, 2nd Baronet
Baker was the son of Sir Henry Baker, 1st Baronet of Sissinghurst Castle and his wife Catherine Smythe. He inherited the baronetcy on the death of his father in 1623. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 1633 he was High Sheriff of Kent.
In April 1640, Baker was elected Member of Parliament for Hastings for the Short Parliament. He was not elected to the Long Parliament He was fined £3,000 for supporting the Royalist cause on 22 April 1644 
Baker married Eleanor Parkhurst, daughter of Sir Robert Parkhurst, Lord Mayor of London and his wife Eleanor Babington. He was succeeded by his son Sir John Baker, 3rd Baronet and on the latter's death in 1661, the baronetcy became extinct.
- "Baker, Sir John, Bart (BKR624SJ)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England Scotland and Ireland Burke and Burke (1838) pp 32/3 Google Books
- Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. 229–239.
- the Peerage.com
- The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Sir Thomas Eversfield
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