Barker, Frederick D.D., an English prelate, son of Rev. John Barker of Baslow, Derbyshire, was born in 1808. He was educated at Grantham School and Jesus College, Cambridge, graduating in 1831. He became incumbent of Upton, Cheshire; of St. Mary's, Edge Hill, Liverpool; and of Baslow, Derbyshire. He was consecrated metropolitan bishop of Australia in 1847, and his diocese was entitled the bishopric of Sydney, New South Wales. He died at San Remo, Italy, April 7, 1882.