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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 E/SL
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: STUART LANE, Richard
Date(s): 1783-1920
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.3 linear metres (287 documents).
Name of creator(s): Lane | family | of Westminster


Administrative/Biographical history:

Richard Stuart Lane was a Baltic shipping agent and London-Baltic merchant of Lane, Hankey and Company, based at 251 Old Broad Street and 8 Chesham Place, SW.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records relating to property owned by the Lane family in Grosvenor Square and Eaton Square, Westminster; Caterham; Croydon and Hove; and papers relating to a suit in Chancery.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

E/SL-1: Wills and correspondence concerning property and investments;
E/SL-2: Property transactions and related correspondence;
E/SL-3: (items no longer held at LMA);
E/SL-4: Legal papers.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in June 1954.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also CLC/472: Lane, Stuart Richard, for letter books 1858-68, note book on foreign clients 1856, private diaries 1875-82 and correspondence and accounts 1847-87.

Some items from this collection relating to the Newton Plantation estate, Barbados, were transferred to the University of London Library, 29 March 1967.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011, with additions August 2012.

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