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Jones, Annie (1858–1938)

Mrs. [Annie] Baker Jones, formerly of Stanmore and America, whose death occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs R. Bertram Ford, at Balgowlah, was the daughter of an architect and bridge engineer She came to Australia in 1852. She was married twice. Her first husband was Inspector W. T. Baker, of Sydney and the second the Rev A. R. Jones, of Wales. She lived in America for 10 years, but returned to Australia after the death of her second husband.

A son Mr. Leslie Baker, manager of the Bank of Australasia at Glen Innes, and four daughters—Mrs. J. Shield. Mrs. P. A. B. Williams, Mrs Bertram Ford, and Miss L. Knaggs Baker—survive her.

The remains were privately interred at the Northern Suburbs Cemetery, after a service at her home and graveside, conducted by her son-in-law the Rev. P. A. B. Williams, of Hornsby.

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'Jones, Annie (1858–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 5 June 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Baker, Annie
  • Lawden, Annie
  • Baker Jones, Annie

Filey, Yorkshire, England


11 December 1938
Balgowlah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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