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  • Alicia (Burrows) Lock [Convict "Indispensible" 1796] (1774 - 1834)
    ALICE BURROUGHS (age 21) and AMELIA EVANS (age 19) were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 30th of April, four womens cotton gowns value 1l. 10s. a black silk cloak, value 1l. four womens linen ...
  • Jonathon Lock [Convict "Grenada" 1821] (c.1768 - 1835)
    Jonathon LOCK was born c1768 Larling, Norfolk, England (baptised 25/12/1768) Jonathon was convicted of stealing (with his son Robert) and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cov...
  • Robert Lock [Convict "Grenada" 1821] (c.1801 - 1854)
    Robert LOCK was born c1800 Larling, Norfolk, England Robert was convicted of stealing (with his father Jonathon) and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cove on 16/9/1821 on "Gr...
  • Samuel Locke (c.1554 - 1604)
  • Sarah Chew (1721 - 1791)

About the Lock surname

  • They have lived in the Gainesvill and chiefland, Florida area and in many other areas of the world.

From Agneta Åhrberg:

  • In Sweden and the Nordic countries the name is a typical soldier name, which means "curl" (in the hair) or what you put on a pan on the stove while cooking, in english. These soldiers names where given as a complement to the patronymikon and was connected to the cottage where the soldier lived with his family. If he changed cottage he migth also change his soldier name. And the new soldier that moved into the empty cottage was given the soldier name in the former recident place.
  • These soldier names where chosen out from the necessity to have short, easy heard names when giving orders out in the battle fields. Noone gave orders to the higher ranked officers and those could therby use long familynames and constitute a family history connected to their person and family. In the medivival time and a couple of hundred years even the officers used the patronymicon tradition.