Edward Thomas Lockyer

Mr Edward Thomas Lockyer

Mr Edward Thomas Lockyer, 21, was a grocer's assistant, who lived at 57 Lyall Mews, London S.W. He originally came from Angel House, Sandhurst, Kent. Lockyer boarded the Titanic at Southampton as third class passenger (ticket number 1222, 7 17s 7d). His destination was Ontario, Wayne County, New York and it was planned that a friend, Mr E. J. Robbins, should meet him at New York.

Edward Lockyer died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay Bennett (#153) [1] and buried at sea on 24 April 1912.

NO. 153. - MALE. BROWN - HAIR.

CLOTHING - Blue jacket; grey vest; black pants; black boots.

EFFECTS - Scissors; keys; silver watch and chain; medal marked "F.S.S."; R.S.P.C.A. medal; glasses; two knives; 5 studs; 8s. in purse.

THIRD CLASS TICKET No. 1125.

NAME - EDWARD LOCKYER.

His father Frederick Lockyer received his effects in July 1912.

Scissors,
Keys,
Silver watch and chain,
Medal marked "F.S.S.",
Medal, R.S.P.C.A.,
Glasses,
Two knives,
Five (5) studs, One tie clip,
8 sh. in purse,
Papers,

His parents, Frederick and Jane Lockyer, received weekly financial support from the Mansion House Relief Fund.

Notes
There was a brass tag on his keys with the inscription "Property Ins. leo. Ltd., No. 138809, Return to 35 Moorgate St. London E.C."
His ticket number was actually 1222 as indicated on the the contract ticket list and the passenger list of the purser McElroy states.

Documents
Record of Bodies and Effects (#153)

References
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Coroners Report (Public Archives of Nova Scotia, RG 41, Vols. 75-76)
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books (#336)
Names and Descriptions of British Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton, 10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B)
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)

Acknowledgements
Gnter Bbler, Switzerland

Contributors
Hermann Sldner, Germany

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