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Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Occupation: Miner; Employee of Oroya Black Range Mine
Place of Death: Black Range District Hospital
Date of Death: 19 June 1914
Date of Burial:20 June 1914
Age:53 years
Cause of Death:Heart Failure
OGM Ref#: 1250
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


Alias Edward Henry Baker.

The deceased is buried in plot number 25 of the Church of England portion of the cemetery. An inquest was held into the sudden death of Mr Baker and it was thought that the heart failure was probably caused and hastened by influenza and bronchial pneumonia affecting a weak heart.

Baker was an old employee of the Oroya Black Range mine and was much devoted to his family of two daughters and one son grown up. The deceased had been in Victoria for 40 years prior to arriving in Western Australia. He left an estate valued at £224 Os. 9d. to Constantine O'Hare.

Arabella Annie BAKER nee FRIEL, died on 20 February 1958 in South Perth, WA. She was recorded on the WA BMD as Gertrude Eva BAKER (Reg: 593/1958 Perth): parents - Patrick O’Friel(sic) and Ann Jane (nee BOYLE). The Metropolitan Cemetery Board has her recorded under the correct name. She is buried with her daughters, Beatrice and Eileen in Karrakatta Cemetery.

Of the couple's children, Eillen died in Rivervale, aged 86 years, Beatrice died in Armadale aged 89 years, Clarence died at Subiaco aged 87 years and Daisy Belle died in Perth aged 53 years.  All four daughters are buried at Karrakatta Cemetery.


Parents:Charlotte (nee STRAWSON) and Samuel BAKER (Butcher)
Spouse:Arrabella Annie FRIEL
Marriage Details:Marriage Reg.No.4721/1892, Victoria
Children:Elsie Eleanor born 1893 in Gaffney's Creek, Victoria, died 7 December 1893, aged 9 months; Eileen Winifred born 1894 in Gaffney's Creek, Victoria; Beatrice Eva born 1897 in Gaffney's Creek, Victoria; Clarence Patrick born 1898 Matlock, Victoria; Daisy Belle born 1900 at Matlock, Victoria; Twins Francis John and George Gwalia Henry born in Leonora 1902, Western Australia. Francis John died aged 4 weeks (Death Registration 1530/1902) and George Gwalia Henry died aged 4 months (Death Registration 1557/1902, both in Leonora.
Birth Details:1863, Hotham, Victoria; Birth Reg.No.3492/1863
Death Certificate:5/1914, Black Range
State Records Office: AU WA S76- cons430 1914/4227 Title Henry Baker. Death at Sandstone. From Geraldton. Date(s) - (Accumulation)