Wadham Locke

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Wadham Locke

Wadham Locke (1779–1835) was an English banker and politician.[1]


Locke was born at Brownston House, the only son of Wadham Locke II and his wife Anne Sutton, daughter of James Sutton. He was High Sheriff of Wiltshire in 1804.[2][3] In 1805 he purchased Rowdeford House and estate from Thomas Wyatt.[4][5]

Locke was an MP for Devizes, Wiltshire[6] in 1832; he first stood for Devizes in 1818 as a reformer, at which time the constituency had not been contested since 1765.[7]


Locke married in 1802 Anna Maria Selina Powell, sister of Alexander Powell, MP for Downton.[8]

  • The eldest son Wadham Locke married first, in 1828, Caroline Mary Thompson, daughter of Henry Thompson of Yorkshire, who died in 1842. He married secondly, in 1844, Albinia Dalton, daughter of John Dalton of Steningford Park.[9][10]
  • The second son Francis Alexander Sydenham Locke married in 1835 Katherine Harriet Fellowes, eldest daughter of Thomas Fellowes R.N.[11]
  • The fourth son John Locke married in 1839 Frances Augusta Wayne, daughter of Thomas Moore Wayne.[9] He joined the East India Company as a civil servant in Bengal, and later lived at Chicklade House in Wiltshire.[12]

The Lockes had six daughters.[13] The youngest in the family was Frances Isabella, known as the diarist Fanny Duberly, who married in 1850 Henry Duberly (1822–1891).[14] The eldest daughter, Anna Maria Selina, married George Purefoy-Jervoise.[15] After his death, she married in 1848 Francis Marx.[16] The other daughters were:[3][12]

  • Elizabeth Sarah, died 1833
  • Anne, married 1838 the Rev. Henry Paddon
  • Louisa, married William Lawrence Colquhoun, and secondly James Dunlop of Glasgow[17]
  • Katharine Powell, married George Duberly, colonel of the 77th Regiment.


  1. ^ "Mrs Duberly's War: Journal and Letters from the Crimea, 1854-6". Google Search. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  2. ^ Research, University of London. Institute of Historical (1957). A History of Wiltshire. Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press. p. 249. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. ^ a b Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry. H. Colburn. 1847. p. 756.
  4. ^ Waylen, James; Goddard, E. H. (1859). A history, military and municipal of the ancient borough of the Devizes: and, subordinately, of the entire Hundred of Potterne and Cannings, in which it is included. Brown & co. p. 562. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  5. ^ "The annals of the royal and ancient borough of Devizes, 1102–1900". Internet Archive. p. 22. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  6. ^ http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp02774/wadham-locke
  7. ^ "Devizes, History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Powell, Alexander (1782–1847), of Hurdcott House, Baverstock, Wilts. and 63 Montagu Square, Mdx., History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  9. ^ a b Walford, E. (1882). The County Families of the United Kingdom. Рипол Классик. p. 392. ISBN 9785871943618. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  10. ^ Gentleman's Magazine, Or Monthly Intelligencer. Edward Cave. 1842. p. 105.
  11. ^ The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ... J. Dodsley. 1836. p. 197.
  12. ^ a b Burke, Bernard (1879). "A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland". Internet Archive. London: Harrison. p. 979. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  13. ^ "Talbot Correspondence Project: Feilding Elisabeth Theresa, née Fox Strangways to Talbot William Henry Fox". Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  14. ^ Palmer, Alan. "Duberly, Frances Isabella". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/46353. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  15. ^ Burke, Sir Bernard (1862). A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland. Harrison. p. 782. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  16. ^ The Annual Register: Or a View of the History, Politics and Literature, for the Year. J. Dodsley. 1849. p. 194.
  17. ^ Walford, Edward (1869). The County Families of the United Kingdom Or, Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland. R. Hardwicke. p. 315. Retrieved 21 September 2017.

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