Ancestors of Chris Reynolds

Walter Richard LOCKE





Father:     John Locke (1825-1889)

Mother:     Caroline Gibbs (1825-1898)

Born:     28th July, 1867 at Aylesbury, Bucks


Family photo including him in 1883

Married:    15th June 1895 at Maidenhead, Berks

Wife:    Bertha Louisa Baylis (1873-1964)

Occupation:     Surveyor, Caversham UDC (1896-1899)

Daughter:  27th July 1896 at Caversham, Berks: Muriel Locke (1896-1994)

Daughters: November 1898 at Caversham, Berks: Mary Caroline & Emily Locke (died young)

Occupation:     Surveyor & Waterworks Engineer, Hemel Hempstead Borough Council (1899-1925)

Son:     14th April 1900 at Hemel Hempstead: John Locke (1900-19??)

        Census:    Hemel Hempstead 1901:    WestView Road    See My Ancestors in the 1901 Census

Son:     14th November 1906 at Hemel Hempstead: George Baylis Locke (1906-??)

Daughter:     22nd February, 1980 at Hemel Hempstead: Frances Bertha Locke (1908-1999)

Walter Locke and his family, Hemel Hempstead, circa 1919.

Occupation:     Surveyor, Harrow, Middlesex (1926-1935)

For information about his St Albans house in the 1930's and 40's see The Bricky, New England Street, St Albans, 19th century

Died:     17th June 1957 at Torquay, Devon.

The book The London Gunners come to Town includes extensive information about Walter, especially in his role of Borough Surveyor, Hemel Hempstead.