George Lane1

#5042, (2 October 1874-June 1939)
Father*George James Lane2 b. Oct 1844, d. Sep 1899
Mother*Mary Ann Costar2 b. Nov 1843, d. Mar 1916
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*2 OCT 1874 George Lane was born on 2 OCT 1874 at Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.1,3 
Baptism5 SEP 1875 He was baptized on 5 SEP 1875 at St John the Baptist, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with George James Lane and Mary Ann Costar at Church Road, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG, together with Emma Lane, Mary Ann Lane, Eliza Lane and Alice Lane.4 
Employment*5 APR 1891 George Lane was employed as Militiaman.5 
Residence*5 APR 1891 He lived at Stoughton Barracks, Guildford, Surrey, EnglandG.5 
Marriage*22 APR 1896 He married Emma Potter on 22 APR 1896 at Registry Office, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG, witnessed by Mary Ann Lane.6 
Employment2 APR 1911 George Lane was employed as House Painter.7 
Residence2 APR 1911 He and Emma Potter lived at 8 Dickinson Place, South Norwood, Surrey, EnglandG, together with Frederick Lane, Hector George Lane, Sidney Lane, Florence Lane, Roland Maurice George Lane and Alfred Dennis Lane.7 
Residence*1917 George Lane and Emma Potter lived at 8 Dickinson Lane, Woodside, South Norwood, Surrey, EnglandG.6 
Death*JUN 1939 George Lane died in JUN 1939 at Croydon, SurreyG, aged 64.8 


Emma Potter b. 1875
Marriage*22 APR 1896 He married Emma Potter on 22 APR 1896 at Croydon, SurreyG, witnessed by Mary Ann Lane.6 
Last Edited11 May 2015


  1. [S48] Parish Register, birth & bapt., George Lane, parents George & Mary, St John, Croydon, no 1763, p 221.
  2. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Croydon, Surrey, Oct-Dec 1874, vol 2a 205.
  4. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, wih mother-in-law.
  5. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, 2nd Regimental District, Queens Royal West Surrey Regt., Stoughton Barracks, Guildford.
  6. [S77] British Army records, Army Pension Records, 1917.
  7. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  8. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 64, Croydon, Surrey, Jun 1939, vol 2a 706.
  9. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age & birthplace.
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