OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: January 22, 2020
Webpage updated: January 22, 2020

        

WHO WAS WHO IN OLD PLYMOUTH

THOMAS LOCKYER (1780-1854)

Thomas Lockyer, the second child and eldest son of Mr Thomas Lockyer (1756-1806) and his wife, Ann, formerly Miss Ann Grose, was baptised at the Ancient Parish Church of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Plymouth, on May 26th 1780.

He married Miss Jane Rivers of Harford, Devon, at Harford Parish Church on May 1st 1803.  They had the following children:

Nicholas was born at Wembury on November 26th 1806 and baptised at Wembury Parish Church on May 21st 1807.  He was buried at the Ancient Parish Church of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Plymouth, on January 19th 1864. 

Thomas Lockyer was baptised at Wembury Parish Church on May 21st 1807;

Henry Merewether Lockyer was born on November 25th 1808, and baptised at Wembury Parish Church on August 15th 1811;

Edmund Beatty Lockyer was baptised at Wembury Parish Church on September14th 1813;

Caroline Lockyer was baptised at Wembury Parish Church on August 23rd 1815;

Helena Lockyer was baptised Wembury Parish Church on September 15th 1817;

James Lawes Lockyer was baptised Wembury Parish Church on August 20th 1819.

Mr Lockyer continued his father's brokerage business and also continued to reside at Wembury House.  He became a County magistrate and Deputy-Lieutenant of Devon and on September 17th 1806 was elected Mayor of Plymouth for 1806-1807.

Thomas Lockyer, of South Wembury House, died on March 1st 1854 and was buried at Wembury Parish Church March 8th 1854, aged 74 years.

Mrs Jane Lockyer, of South Wembury House, was buried Wembury Parish Church on May 6th 1859, aged 76 years.