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date: 02 March 2021

Baker, Sir Samuel Whitelocked

(1821–1893)
  • Thomas Paul Ofcansky

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893), traveller and explorer in Africa, was born on 8 June 1821 in London, the second of the eight children of Samuel Baker (d. 1862) of Lypiatt Park, Gloucestershire, and his first wife, Mary, daughter of Thomas Dobson...

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