Henry Bowyer Joseph Lane

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Biography

Son of Henry Bowyer Lane (q.v.). Prominent architect in Toronto in the 1840s.

Born in 1817 or 1818 in Corfu, where his father was stationed. Lived in Devon for most of his childhood though his family had links to Staffordshire and Surrey.

Moved to Coburg, Upper Canada, by 1841. Designed St Peter's parochial school and St Peter's Church in Coburg. Lived in Toronto 1842-1847 where he designed the Market-house and city hall, the Anglican Church of St George the Martyr and major additions to Osgoode Hall.

Back to England in 1847. Living at 6 Wellington Road, Handsworth, Stafforshire at the time of the 1851 census, where his occupation was given as "Proprietor of Coalmines".

Sources

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online - http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=4017 [accessed 20/11/2012]; 1851 census online.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Lucy Anne Sharpe
Children
d.s.p.
Occupation
Architect

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Canada: Ontario 
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Prominent architect in Toronto in the...

Physical (5)

Church
St Peter's Church [Built] 
School
St Peter's Parochial School [Built] 
Public building
Market-house and City Hall [Built] 
Church
Anglican Church of St George the Martyr [Built] 
Public building
Osgoode Hall [Built] 

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (3)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Coburg, Upper Canada, Canada
6 Wellington Road, Handsworth, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England