George Arthur Lockwood [1]

 

b 28 July 1882

     Stepney, London E

d. 7 January 1951

    Stepney, London E

 

son of  George Richard Lockwood and Amelia Buck

father of Ellen [Nell] Amelia Lockwood, Mary Elizabeth Lockwood, Edith [Edie] Lockwood, George Thomas Lockwood, Richard Robert Lockwood, Annie Eliza Lockwood, Infant Lockwood, Alice Susan Lockwood, John James Lockwood

 

 

George Arthur Lockwood was the first of George Richard Lockwood and Amelia Buck's six recorded children, and grandson of John William Lockwood and Sarah Cuthbert. He was born 28 July 1882. His birth certificate states that he was born at 17 Philip Street which, at the time, was still home to Amelia's father Benjamin, brother Charles and sister Elizabeth. He made his first Census form appearance in 1891 aged eight at the family's home at 30 Joseph Street . By the 1901 Census, the family had moved to 51 Aston Street .

 

In 1907, George Arthur married 19 years old Emma Blackburn, the daughter of Robert and Ellen Blackburn . Both he and Emma were living at 16 Maroon Street , London E14 at the time, a road leading directly into Aston Street . On their marriage certificate, George Arthur's Profession was listed as Dredger, and his father described as a Stevedore. Emma's mother was listed as "Deceased".

 

George Arthur and Emma remained in Stepney throughout their lives and were parents to Ellen [Nell] Amelia Lockwood, Mary Elizabeth Lockwood, Edith [Edie] Lockwood., George Thomas Lockwood, Richard Robert [Bob] Lockwood, twins Annie Eliza Lockwood and an un-named child who died soon after, Alice Susan Lockwood and John James Lockwood. All George Arthur's children, with the exception of George, married and had children of their own.

 

Emma Blackburn Lockwood died in 1948 at her home in Regent House, Commercial Road , London . George Arthur Lockwood was still living at this address when he, too, died at home in January 1951. All but one of their children have since died.

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