Richard Lane

2nd Oct 1794 - 27th Jan 1870

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Newtons on Barbados.

  1. Youngest son (4th, 3rd surviving) of Thomas Lane of The Grange, Leyton (1754-1824) and Barbara Fowler. Thomas Lane had inherited Newton and Seawells with his brother John in 1794 and divided the two in 1803. Thomas Lane was a London solicitor, and Solicitor Clerk to the Goldsmiths Hall. Richard Lane's son Richard Stuart Lane (1829-1892) appears to have taken on the estate [there is confusion in Chapman p. 13 between Richard and Richard Stuart Lane].

  2. Will of Richard Lane late of 38 Brunswick Square Hove who died 26/01/1870 proved 24/05/1870, effects under £7,000.


T71/898 Barbados claim no. 3245 (Newtons).

  1. David Ian Chapman, The Great Houses of Leyton and Leytonstone: The Grange, with emphasis on the Lane Family and the Slave Trade (Leytonstone, London, Leyton & Leytonstone Historical Society, 2007), pp. 12-13.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1870.

Further Information

Sarah Pink Tracey (24/4/1827)
Richard Stuart (1829-1892), Maj-Gen. Charles Stuart (1831-), Thomas Blomefield (1832-1872), Wilmot (1833-1917), Henry Lucas-Lane (1835-1860), Sarah Magdalene (1837-1874), Emily Eliza ((1837-1874)
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (1)

£5,538 8s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
First Cousins

Addresses (1)

38 Brunswick Square, Hove, Sussex, South-east England, England