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Today's generation of the lane family bears a name that was brought to England by the migration wave that was started by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The lane family lived in Staffordshire. Their name is derived from the Old English word lanu and literally translates as dweller in the Lane.

lane Early Origins



The surname lane was first found in Staffordshire where the family claim descent from De La Lane as listed in the Roll of Battle Abbey. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Burke, John Bernard, The Roll of Battle Abbey. London: Edward Churton, 26, Holles Street, 1848, Print.
This source continues "a family illustrious in history for the part they took in the preservation of King Charles II. After the battle of Worcester, Col. John Lane, head of the house, received the fugitive Prince at his mansion of Bentley, whence his Majesty was conveyed in disguise by the Colonel's eldest sister, Jane Lane, to her cousin Mrs. Norton's residence in Bristol. This loyal lady received after the Restoration an annual pension of 1,000 for life. Her brother, the cavalier Col. Lane was granted the especial badge of honour, the arms of England (three lions passant guardant on a red field) in a canton for his efforts." The Royal Crown in the crest also bears to the family's recognition as does the family motto which translates as "Guard the King."Bentley Hall [in Bentley, Staffordshire], the ancient manor-house of the Lane family, is distinguished as the residence of Colonel Lane. The Hall is a neat building standing on an eminence." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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lane Spelling Variations


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lane Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname lane include Lane, Lawn, Lone, Loan, Lain, Laine and others.

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lane Early History


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lane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lane research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1591, 1675, 1630, 1644, 1660, 1662, 1660, 1663, 1663, 1667, 1667, 1675, 1609, 1667, 1661, 1667, 1651, 1626, 1689, 1651 and are included under the topic Early lane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lane Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Benjamin Lany (Laney) (1591-1675), an English academic and bishop from Ipswich, Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge (1630-1644) and (1660-1662), Bishop of Peterborough (1660-1663) of Lincoln (1663-1667) and of Ely (1667-1675); Colonel John Lane of Bentley (1609-1667), English Member of Parliament for Lichfield, Staffordshire...

Another 80 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lane In Ireland


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lane In Ireland



Some of the lane family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first lanes to arrive on North American shores:

lane Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alice Lane, who settled in Virginia in 1620
  • Alice Lane, who arrived in Virginia in 1620
  • Henry Lane settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Henery Lane, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Rachell Lane, who landed in Virginia in 1628
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lane Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anne Lane, who arrived in Virginia in 1701
  • Jos Lane, who landed in Virginia in 1703
  • Henry Lane, who arrived in New England in 1706
  • Eliza Lane, who arrived in Virginia in 1711
  • James Lane arrived in Virginia in 1729
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lane Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Lane, who landed in New York, NY in 1811
  • Mary Lane, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • Mary Anne Lane, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816
  • Guat Lane, aged 28, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Mary Ann Lane, aged 10, landed in Kennebunk, Me in 1830
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lane Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • L Mary Lane, who landed in Colorado in 1906

lane Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Hugh Lane in Salvage, Newfoundland in 1681 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

lane Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Edward Lane in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1706 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • John Lane, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • William Lane, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • William Lane, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Eliz Lane, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lane Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Juliana Lane, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1829
  • James T Lane, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • Peter Lane, aged 17, a clerk, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Charity" from Kinsale, Ireland
  • John Lane, aged 37, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Charity" from Kinsale, Ireland
  • Ann Lane, aged 30, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Providence" from Cork, Ireland
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lane Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Lane, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  • Benjamin Lane, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Adamant" on March 16, 1821, settling in New South Wales, Australia [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821
  • Elizabeth Lane, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Amphitrite" on August 21, 1833, settling in New South Wales, Australia [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Amphitrite voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1833 with 99 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/amphitrite/1833
  • Mary Ann Taylor Lane arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anna Robertson" in 1839 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANNA ROBERTSON 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839AnnaRobertson.htm
  • Charles Lane arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1840 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Orleana.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lane Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Lane, aged 20, a servant, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841
  • Anne Lane, aged 25, a domestic servant, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1850
  • Major Lane arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Persia" in 1860
  • Fanny Lane arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Persia" in 1860
  • Henry Lane arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Persia" in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lane (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lane (post 1700)



  • Mark Lane (1927-2016), American attorney, New York state legislator and conspiracy theorist on the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy
  • Louis Gardner Lane (1923-2016), American Grammy Award winning conductor
  • Anthony Samuel "Tony" Lane (1944-2016), American art director for Rolling Stone magazine
  • Daniel Crosby Lane (1766-1830), American politician, Delegate to Indiana State Constitutional Convention, 1816; Indiana State Treasurer, 1816-23; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1827-30
  • Richard Gautier "Dick" Lane (1927-2015), American politician, Member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1966 to 1984, eponym of the Dick Lane Bridge over the Chattahoochee River
  • Francis Lane (b. 1874), American bronze Olympic medalist for 100m run during the 1896 games
  • Brigadier-General Arthur Willis Lane (1883-1983), American Commanding General Camp Roberts, California (1941-1943)
  • Rose Wilder Lane (1886-1968), American author
  • Alfonso Lane, American politician, Member of Iowa American Independent State Central Committee, 1971
  • Albert C. Lane, American politician, Mayor of Glendale, California, 1945-47
  • ... (Another 61 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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lane Historic Events


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lane Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Randall Alan Lane (b. 1962), Maine, USA, American Specialist 4th Class from Clarksville, Tennessee, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

HMS Hood

  • Mr. Herbert F W Lane (b. 1918), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Blue Town, Sheerness, Kent, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Cyril F Lane (b. 1911), English Shipwright 2nd Class serving for the Royal Navy from Kingston, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Frederick J Lane, British Signalman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. George Benjamin Lane, English 2nd Class passenger from England, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping on an swamped boat
  • Sir Hugh Percy Lane, Irish 1st Class Passenger from Dublin, Ireland, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Albert Edward Lane (d. 1912), aged 34, English Saloon Steward from Woolston, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Patrick Lane (d. 1912), aged 16, Irish Third Class passenger from Limerick, Limerick who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name lane


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Suggested Readings for the name lane



  • The Lane Robertson Families of Amherst County, Virginia by Lyle Keith Williams.
  • Lain (also Lane), Lowrance, Lorance, and Related Families by Nadine Lain.

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Garde le Roy
Motto Translation: Guard the king.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Burke, John Bernard, The Roll of Battle Abbey. London: Edward Churton, 26, Holles Street, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  3. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  5. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821
  6. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Amphitrite voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1833 with 99 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/amphitrite/1833
  7. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANNA ROBERTSON 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839AnnaRobertson.htm
  8. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Orleana.htm

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The lane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lane Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 December 2016 at 09:22.

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