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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:
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.