Charles Brandford Lane

???? - 21st Sep 1836

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of John Brandford Lane (1789-1829) and grandson of John Lane (d. 1802) and Mary Elvira Brandford.

  1. Baptised St Michael Barbados 17/06/1812. Married Anne Cock 13/07/1833 at St Andrew Farnham Surrey.

  2. Apparently Charles Brandford Lane was the uncle of Lucy, Mrs W. K. Clifford, novelist and friend of Henry James, who certainly identified John Brandford Lane as her grandfather.

  3. He was given as of Castle Grant and Clermont in the context of his daughter's wedding to Capt Frederick Morris in 1854.

  4. Baptism in Geneva, Switzerland, 15/05/1836 of Agnes, daughter of Charles Brandford and Anne Lane. Death "at Geneva, on the 21st of Sept. Charles Brandford Lane. Esq. of the island of Barbadoes."


T71/895 Barbados claim no. 488 (Clermont); T71/899 Barbados claim no. 4073 (Castle Grant plantation).

  1. batch no. C51395-3;, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online].

  2. Monty Chisholm, Such silver currents: the story of William and Lucy Clifford 1845-1929 (Lutterworth Press, 2002) [accessed 18/01/2011].

  3. Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal, [accessed 18/01/2011].

  4., Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940 [database online]; Hampshire Chronicle 24/10/1836.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Charles B. Lane
Anne Cook

Associated Claims (2)

£2,615 15s 10d
£1,382 13s 3d
Awardee (Administrator)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [SY] - → Owner

Relationships (3)

Grandson → Grandmother
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England