William Robert Lockyer1

#3038, (7 July 1871-11 August 1955)
Father*George Alfred Lockyer2 b. Sep 1842, d. Sep 1896
Mother*Emily Caroline Gibson2 b. 5 May 1838, d. Jan 1922
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*7 JUL 1871 William Robert Lockyer was born on 7 JUL 1871 at Greenhithe, Kent, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with George Alfred Lockyer and Emily Caroline Gibson at High Street, Swanscombe, Kent, EnglandG, together with Alfred William Lockyer, George Frederick Lockyer, Sydney Charles Lockyer and Herbert Edward Lockyer.3 
Employment*30 MAR 1891 William Robert Lockyer was employed as Grocer's assistant.4 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 He lived at 5 Spring Vale, Dartford, Kent, EnglandG.5 
Marriage*OCT 1899 He married Nellie Susan Thorpe in OCT 1899 at Gravesend, Kent, EnglandG.6 
Occupation*2 APR 1911 The occupation of William Robert Lockyer was 'Licenced Victualler.7
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Nellie Susan Thorpe lived at 150 Milton Road, Gravesend, Kent, EnglandG, together with Herbert William Lockyer, Dorothy Mabel Lockyer and Victor Robert Lockyer.7 
Residence29 SEP 1939 William Robert Lockyer lived at 62 Clarence Street, Gravesend, Kent, EnglandG, together with Dorothy Mabel Lockyer, Victor Robert Lockyer and Sydney Charles Lockyer.8 
Occupation29 SEP 1939 The occupation of William Robert Lockyer was 'House & General decorator.8
Death*11 AUG 1955 He died on 11 AUG 1955 at Dartford, Kent, EnglandG, aged 84.9 


Nellie Susan Thorpe b. 24 Jul 1877, d. Oct 1973
Marriage*OCT 1899 He married Nellie Susan Thorpe in OCT 1899 at Gravesend, KentG.6 
Last Edited27 Jun 2020


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Dartford, Kent, Jul-Sep 1871, vol 2a 372.
  2. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, age & place.
  3. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  4. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  5. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, visitor, Dray family (sister Alice).
  6. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; William Robert Lockyer & Nellie Susan Thorpe, Gravesend, Kent, Oct-Dec 1899, vol 2a 1135.
  7. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  8. [S124] 1939 register.
  9. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 84, Dartford, Kent, Jul-Sep 1955, vol 5b 296.
  10. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age & place.
  11. [S124] 1939 register, date.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016