William Lockyer (1875-1959) was a trade unionist and local Labour Party politician.

A leading member of the Union of Post Office Workers, he was the first chairman of the union when it was formed by the merger of three existing organisations in 1919, subsequently becoming treasurer.

A resident of Kennington he became involved in the local politics of Lambeth: as a member of the London County Council representing Lambeth North 1937-49 and as Mayor of Lambeth 1938-45.

In 1947 he was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of London.

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