Notes on some of the my Wycombe Lanes
LANE A.& EDMONDS J. Paper Makers Upper Marsh/Bowden, High Wycombe
Alfred Lane 1826 May 13th agreement signed by the corn millers of Wycombe as buyers that they would only sell or buy corn by the Imperial Measure .
He was miller at Mill End Mill
Alfred Lane Mayor of High Wycombe 1842-43and 1853-54 Died in office in1853
From the Bucks Herald 23 May 1846 Mr A Lane (which Alfred?) of Wycombe takes 2nd prize for his Tulips at Aylesbury Floral and Horticultural Show and first for heartsease and 29 september 1849 1st prize for dahlias1st for Hollyhocks 2nd for fuchias in Thame Floral and Horticultural Show
From the 1851 cencus: He was married to Mary aged 74 (born in Wycombe)
ElizaBASS, Servant Unmarried F 27 1824 House Servant RisboroughBuckinghamshire
Alfred LANE, born 1783 Alderman, Paper Manufacturer, Farmer 60 Acres Employs 9 Men and 3 Boys living at 16 High Street, High Or Chepping Wycombe,
On 26 April 1847 the contents of Bowden Mill were sold soon after the death of Joseph Edmonds
Alfred Lane jnr was Mayor of High Wycombe for 1857 1858 He was again elected to the town council in November 1862
From 1851 cencus
LANE, Alfred Head M M 37 1814 Miller Master employing 7 Hands High Wycombe
LANE, Miriam Emma Wife M F 28 1823 High Wycombe
LILLY, John Servant U M 20 1831 Gardner Great Kimble
Living at Mill End Upper Mill, West Wycombe
They dont appear to have had children and were married 29 June 1843
Lease D-D/1/31 23rd February, 1860
These documents are held at Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
(i) Sir George Henry Dashwood of West Wycombe, Bt.
(ii) Alfred Lane of Chepping Wycombe, mealman.
Bassetsbury water mill, manor house (now used as cottages) messuage at south end of mills, The Chequers public house, two cottages near Bassetsbury pond, 55a. in Chepping Wycombe.
Term: 14 years. Rent: £190 p.a.
LANE, Samuel, b. 1823,
Soda Water Maker, Wycombe, , Probably the Mr Lane whos cart was turned over by his horse in August 1865 He suffered very bad facial cuts from his soda bottles and survived though it is said he was unregonisable His employee suffered a broken leg
1861Crown Lane, Chepping Wycombe and he is a confectioner
1871 census living at Paul's Row (Swan Inn), High Wycombe, Chipping Wycombe
Israel lane 1836-1840 death aged 3
Sat Jan 8,1840-The inquest of Israel Lane aged 3,son of Joseph Lane (b.1787 ) who died from scalds he received several days earlier.Ellen Humphreys servant,was washing dishes in the back kitchen have brought in a three quarter full tin pail of boiling water heard Israel scream .She turned to find the lower part of his body in the pail;it then fell backward A doctor was only sent for the following morning and the child died 3 days later
From the Bucks Herald 2 Jan 1840 -the wife of Joseph Lane died 22 Dec 1839 aged 33 assuming this was Hannah Maria Oxlade. Elizabeth Smith is the servant in the 1841 cencus