1831 - 1905

John Baldock, was baptised at Holy Trinity, Tithby-cum-Cropwell Butler, Nottinghamshire on 30 January 1831, son of Joseph Baldock and his wife Mary née Hall, who married at Cropwell on 1 November 1827. An army officer serving in India, he married at Bangalore, Madras on 16 April 1863, Susan Willmott. In 1881, a 50 year old army veterinary officer, living at 4 Cyprus Villas, Aldershot, Hampshire with his 37 year old wife Susan, born Sherbourne, Dorset and their four children, Harry W. 15, born in India, Alice Ada 9 and Mary K. 8, both born in Ireland and Ethel M. 1, born in Devon, but by 1888 they had moved to Airlie House, 101 Christchurch Street, Ipswich with his wife and two of their daughters. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1888-1897, but does not seem to have exhibited. By 1901, when a 70 year old retired Cavalry Officer, had moved to 79 St Johns Park, Greenwich, Middlesex with his wife and daughter Ethel. He died at Sherbourne, Dorset on 13 October 1905.