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Origins and History

Crest

New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Locke surname or get a copy of the Locke family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"LOCKE. John Lock of Roxburghshire who rendered homage in 1296 is probably the John Lok' who was juror on an inquest at Roxburgh in 1303 (Bain, n, p. 199, 376, 548.) His seal bears an eight-rayed figure and S' Joh'it Log. John Lock, professor of sacred theology in the University of St. Andrews in 1464 (SCM., v, p. 288), is probably the John Lok who appears in the same year and in 1474 as rector of the church of Fynnewyn or Futhnewyn (Finhaven) (REB., i, 196; n, 104), and in 1475 as professor of sacred theology and canon of Brechin (Soltre, p. 71). Johannes Lok, witness in Glasgow, 1504 (Simon, 68), George Lowk, tenant under the bishop of Glasgow in 1510 (Rental), Katherine Lok sold houses in Glasgow in 1544 (Protocols, i), and John Lock was burgess there in 1641 (Inquis., 2598).Cf. LUKE. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Locke Genealogy

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