Thomas Barwick Lloyd Baker

1807–86

Educationalist and social reformer. Resided at Hardwicke Court, Gloucestershire. Officer in the Gloucestershire yeoman cavalry, 1835–65. Instrumental in the founding of the Social Science Congress and a leading figure in the reform school movement; established the Hardwicke Reform School in 1852. Author of an ornithological index (1835). Founding member of the Cotteswold Naturalists’ Field Club, and first president, 1846–59.

Sources: CDEL DNB Gebhard trans. [1878], Modern English biography Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists’ Field Club vols. 1–4. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)