North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Lockey


Lockey Heversham

(Wooden seat removed to belfry). Thomas Lockey 1626.* * Extract from an old book in the Vestry :-Anno Domini 1626. Mr. Thomas Lockey of Lonndonn marchant Taylor for the honnour of Allmightie God the Love hee boore to this his native countrie and for the furtheraunce of true Relligionn Did freely bestowe unto this Parrishe of Heuershame (the Place of his birth) A Bible: The Book of Martiers: Peeter Martiers common Places: a booke of homelies : and this Parchmennte booke to bee a Register booke for the same Parrishe for ever. (Per Canon Gilbert).