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Locker, Edward Hawke (1777-1849) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in East Malling, Kent (19 October 1777); educated at Eton; worked in the navy pay office, becoming second secretary to the board of control; civil secretary to Sir Edward Pellew (1804) and served with him in the East Indies (1804-1809), the North Sea (1810), and the Mediterranean (1811-1814); married a daughter of Rev Jonathan Boucher (1815) and lived in Windsor (until 1819); secretary to Greenwich Hospital (1819); civil commissioner (1824-1844); was a watercolour painter; elected FRS (1811); published "Views of Spain", illustrated by himself (1813); was instrumental in establishing a gallery of naval pictures at Greenwich (1823); retired on a special pension due to ill health (1844); died in Uxbridge (16 October 1849)


Archival Resources
Number noted: 2

Certificate of election to the Royal Society, 1811
Held at: Royal Society
Document reference: EC/1811/16
Comments: Transcription available through online catalogue

Sketchbook of figures, portraits, animals, shipping, etc, 1804-1806
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.579-684-1941 ; 94.D.40

Date of creation: 14 July 2003, 09:53:05