Edward Thomas Lockyer (c.1891 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in At Sea - Titanic Casualty
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Edward Thomas Lockyer


  • Name: Mr Edward Thomas Lockyer
  • Age: 21 years
  • Last Residence: in London London England
  • Occupation: Grocers Assistant
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 1222 , £7 17s 7d
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 153)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

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.



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.


  • 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.


  • Record of Bodies and Effects (#153)


  • 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)


  • Günter Bäbler, Switzerland


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Edward Thomas Lockyer's Timeline

April 14, 1912
Age 21
At Sea
April 15, 1912
Age 21
At Sea - Titanic Casualty