Frank Step Hockaday of Lydney.
Frank Step Hockaday was born 31st May 1856 in Delabole, Cornwall. He died 25th Aug 1924. He lived at Highbury, Lydney where he assembled a large collection of ecclesiastical records. He rescued these from unsatisfactory storage conditions. He had a special fireproof room constructed to hold the records which he spent much time organising and transcribing. The Hockaday Records spent many years in Gloucester Library and are now held in the Gloucestershire Record Office.
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