Category Archives: Lockyer

The Age of Sail – Lt Edmund Henry Seppings’ first cousins – Lockyer side

Thomas and Ann Lockyer of Wembury. Lt Edmund Henry Seppings was raised by his grandmother, Ann Lockyers On the Lockyer side of the family, Edmund Henry Seppings (1807-1858) had two aunts, seven uncles and 45 cousins. He was raised by … Continue reading

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The Age of Sail – Milligen, Seppings and Lockyer Military Men, England

HMS Sophie, the British 18-gun brig sloop (on right) under Captain Nicholas Lockyer’s command (1809-14) Born into the Age of Sail, Edmund Henry Seppings (1807-1858), the first Seppings to arrive and settle in Australia, was a lieutenant in the Royal Navy. From … Continue reading

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The Lockyer Homes – England

Map of Plymouth (1820) When our Milligen, Lockyer and Seppings ancestors lived in Plymouth, Devon, it was one of the largest seaports in England. ‘On the west bank was Plymouth Dock, renamed Devonport in 1824, the site of a major … Continue reading

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