Joseph Lockwood

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Lockwood was born on 15 November 1807, in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Lockwood, was 21 and his mother, Betty Barker, was 23. He lived in Lepton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Dalton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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George Lockwood
Betty Barker
Joseph Lockwood
Francis Lockwood
Nancy Lockwood
Susannah Lockwood
Mary Lockwood
George Lockwood
Solomon Lockwood
Henry Lockwood

Sources (35)

  • Joseph Lockwood, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Josh. Lockwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Josh Lockwood, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

World Events (8)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one of three places called Lockwood, one in Yorkshire, one in North Yorkshire and another in Staffordshire. The Yorkshire and Staffordshire placenames both derive from Old English loc ‘lock, enclosure, fold’ + wudu ‘wood’. The North Yorkshire placename derives from Old English loc + Old Norse vithr ‘wood’. The surname appears to have migrated to East Anglia.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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