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Short Name: Lady Baker
Full Name: Baker, Lady, 1847-1940
Birth Year: 1847
Death Year: 1940

Also known as Amy Susan Marryat, Mrs. Talbot Baker, and Amy Susan Baker
Baker, Amy Susan, daughter of Lieut. Col. George Marryat, was born Aug. 22, 1847, at Chuton Glen, near Christchurch, Hants. On Dec. 30. 1875, she married the Rev. Sir T. H. B. Baker, Bart., of Ranston, Dorset (he d. 1900), and still (1906) resides at Ranston. Her hymns appeared principally in her Lays for the Little Ones, 1876, and Hymns and Songs for G. F. S. Festivals and other Occasions, 1876. Two have passed into hymn-books :—
1. True friends help each other. [Friendship.] In Hymns and Songs, 1876, p. 6, Mrs. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881, &c.
2. We are only little workers. [For the Children.] In Lays, 1876, p. 22, the Congregational Church Hymnal, 1887, Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, &c. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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