Charles Lock

Consul-general In Naples
Born 1770

Charles Lock was the British consul-general in Naples during the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799.

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1770 Birth Charles Lock was born in 1770 into a rich, though illegitimate family.
1774 4 Years Old He was the second son of William Lock, who purchased the Norbury Park estate in Mickleham, Surrey in 1774 and commissioned Thomas Sandby to build the present manor house. … Read More


1795 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On 12 July 1795, Charles Lock married Cecilia Margaret Ogilvie (9 July 1775 – 1824), daughter of Emily FitzGerald, Duchess of Leinster and her second husband William Ogilvie. Cecilia had almost married the son and heir of the 1st Marquess of Donegall in 1790. … Read More
1798 28 Years Old Charles Lock was appointed British consul-general at Naples on 6 November 1798. … Read More
1799 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Lock began his campaign of denigration on 30 June 1799 in a letter to his father in which he commented on Nelson's return to the recaptured Naples on 24 June with Emma and her husband Sir William. … Read More


1803 33 Years Old Charles Lock was appointed Consul-General in Egypt on 26 December 1803. … Read More
1804 35 Years Old He died on 12 September 1804 together with two of his suite. … Read More
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