William married his first wife, Martha, in Damerham. She was from South Newton in Wiltshire, the eldest
daughter of Frank Blake and his wife Elizabeth. William and Martha had three children, shown below. The youngest,
Edgar, was just one year old when, sadly, his mother died. She is buried in the churchyard of St.George's
Church at Damerham. Clara Alice lived until 1978.
|Parents||William Lockyer||*30 August 1857||25 September 1878|
|Martha Blake||*14 April 1854|
|Children||Clara Alice||3 July 1879|
|Sidney William||*28 August 1881|
|Edgar Ernest||29 January 1884|
William's second wife, Louisa Devenish
William bought about half an acre of land with the intention of building four pairs of semidetached houses, but managed to build just one pair, one of which became the family home. With his second wife, William had two more children, shown below. He was Captain of Bellringers at St Mary's Church in Fordingbridge for many years and eventually died from tetanus.
|Parents||William Lockyer||*30 August 1857||17 February 1887|
|Children||Elsie Anne Louise||1892|
|Donald Richard Hugh||10 May 1900|