Baker, C V
Baker, C. V.
an English Baptist minister, was born at Sainthill, Kentisbere, Devon, July 28, 1817. He was converted and baptized Sept. 2, 1838, when he began immediately to preach in the neighborhood of his home with great success. He was educated for the ministry at the Baptist Academy, Taunton, from which he went out in 1842, and was soon settled at Redruth, in Cornwall. He soon, however, removed to Grampound, in the same county. In 1845 he removed to Bradninch, Devonshire, as co-pastor, and in 1846 became sole pastor of that Church. He was engaged during the last fifteen years. of his life as agent for the British and Foreign Bible Society, and continued pastor of his Church until his death, July 13, 1874. See (Lond.) Baptist Hand-book, 1875, p. 272.