Note: Son of John and Ann Baker, he was baptised on 8th November 1747,
|Exrtact from 'Popular Biography of Northamptonshire'
by John Cole, Published in 1839, p12
|John Baker of Rushden
What may be recorded as very remarkable in the life of John Baker, an old shepherd, was, that he lived eighty-nine years, and, during their revolution, he never slept a single night out of his native village; and the greatest distance he ever went from home was fifteen miles. He died in December 1836.
at St Mary's Church but no burial there is recorded.