Tom Baker (priest)

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Thomas George Adames Baker (called Tom; 22 December 1920 – 25 September 2000) was an Anglican priest in the second half of the 20th century.

Baker was born in Southampton.[1][2][3] He was educated at King Edward VI School, Southampton and Exeter College, Oxford[4] and ordained in 1945. His first post was as a curate at All Saints, King's Heath[5] after which he was Vicar of St James' Church, Edgbaston.[6] He was then Sub-Warden of Lincoln Theological College[7] then Principal of Wells Theological College.[3] In 1971 he became Archdeacon of Bath and four years later was appointed to the deanery of Worcester Cathedral where he served until 1986.


  1. ^ Genealogical web-site
  2. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. ^ a b Harries, Richard (5 October 2000). "Very Rev Tom Baker". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  4. ^ Telegraph Obituary
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  6. ^ Photo of now redundant church
  7. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Eric Kemp
Dean of Worcester
Succeeded by
Bob Jeffery