William Baines 1898-1900

Son of Ralph & Anne Baines (Tickle). Born Rock Ferry 18th August 1874. Educated at Douai & Ushaw 1893-1898. Ordained by Bishop Allen at the Cathedral on 6th March 1898. Curate St Alban’s, Liscard 1898-1900; curate SS Peter & Paul’s, New Brighton 1900-1902; Started St John’s, New Ferry parish in 1902. Resided at 12 Stanley Road 1902-1905, then 12 Parkfield 1905-1906, then present presbytery 1906-1917. Rector St Laurence’s, Birkenhead 1917-1930. Retired to 55 Highfield Road South, Rock Ferry. Appointed Canon 1922. He died 4th December 1931 and is buried at Flaybrick Hill, Birkenhead.

Related to Bishop Tickle (qv) and Richard Tickle (qv).

Baptismal Certificate: SDA; SYB 1933 p135 Ushaw Diary.

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