Ambrose, James, George and Edwin Lockey

James Lockey was a draper, originally from Coxhoe. He married Mary Ann Miller and had 12 children.

In the 1911 census the family was living in Bishop Auckland.

Some of James' children emigrated to Canada.

In the Absent Voters' List of October 1918 the family is in North Aycliffe. 4 brothers served in the war.

Ambrose Miller Lockey was born in 1890. He was Private 18/319 in the 18th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Ambrose died in the Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital August 5, 1916 and is buried in the extension to the churchyard of St. Andrew's Auckland.

George Lockey had emigrated to Canada. He was born May 3, 1882in Bishop Auckland. He was already in the militia - the 101st Edmonton Fusiliers when he attested June 4, 1916 and joined as Private 911507, 46 Canadians.

George died in Vancouver in 1949.

James Lockey was born February 12, 1888 in Bishop Auckland. James served as Private 309287 in the Royal Engineers.

James died in 1942 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Edwin Charles Lockey was born in April 1897 in Bishop Auckland. He served as Pioneer 312562, I.W. Docks, R.E.

Edwin emigrated to Edmonton, Canada in 1919 to join his brothers and sisters.

Edwin died in 1985 at University Endowment, British Columbia, Canada.

Peter Lockey kindly provided information about the Lockey family.