Robert Hall Baynes

BAYNES, Robert Hall. b. Wellington, Somerset, 10 March 1831; d. Headington, Oxford, 27 March 1895. He was educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford (BA 1856, MA 1859). He took Holy Orders (deacon 1855, priest 1856), and was successively curate of Christ Church, Blackfriars, London (1855-58), perpetual curate of St Paul, Whitechapel (1858-62) and Holy Trinity, Maidstone (1862-66), and vicar of St Michael and All Angels, Coventry (1866-79). In 1870 he was made Bishop-Designate of Madagascar, but resigned in 1871. He was appointed an Honorary Canon of Worcester Cathedral in 1873. He became rector of Toppesfield, near Halstead, Essex (1879-80), and vicar of Holy Trinity, Folkestone (1880-85). He later...

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