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Edward Hawke Locker 1777-1849

Edward Hawke Locker


Locker, Edward Hawke (1777-1849)

Commissioner of Greenwich Hospital; son of William *Locker; educated at Eton; entered the Navy Pay Office, 1795; civil secretary to Sir Edward Pellew (afterwards Viscount Exmouth) , 1804-14; secretary to Greenwich Hospital, 1819; civil commissioner, 1824-44; joint editor of The Plain Englishman , 1820-3; published Views in Spain (1824) and Memoirs of celebrated Naval Commanders (1832). He established the gallery of naval pictures at Greenwich, 1823.



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