John Pool Baker

28th Nov 1774 - 1829


Son of John Proculus Baker (q.v.), grandson, residuary heir and namesake of Rev. John Pool (q.v.) and father of a natural son John Pool Wilkinson Baker (q.v.) with Elizabeth Wilkinson.

  1. John Pool, son of John Proculus Baker and Ann Susanna his wife, was born 28/11/1774 and baptised 21/01/1775 in St Andrew, Jamaica.

  2. Will of John Pool Baker of No. 22 Molyneaux Street Edgware Road [but late of Jamaica] proved 01/01/1830. Under the will [made in 1825] he left Grove Place and the enslaved people on it to his natural son John Pool Wilkinson Baker, and bequeathed an annuity of £250 p.a. to Elizabeth Wilkinson spinster late of the City of Exeter ('who now resides with me'). He also left an annuity of £30 p.a. to Honoria Eliza Beaumont residing under the care of Mrs Mary Dearing of 51 Greek Street: both were charged on the Grove Place estate [and enslaved people].


Marriage of John Proculus Baker of Kingston and Ann Susannah Pool of St Andrew 21/12/1773 at St Andrew, [accessed 15/01/2016].

  1., Jamaican parish registers, St Andrew, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1664-1807, p.90.

  2. PROB 11/1765/21.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information


Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (3)

Father → Natural Son
Son → Father
Notes →
This relationship has been inferred from the marriage in 1773 of John Proculus Baker and Ann Susanna Pool of St Andrew Jamaica, but is confirmed in the will of Rev. John Pool, father of Ann Susanna...
Grandson → Grandfather
Notes →
John Pool Baker was identified as his grandson in the will of Rev. John Pool of Bath proved in 1790....

Addresses (1)

22 Molyneaux Street, Edgware Road, London, Middlesex, London, England