General Articles

Below are a number of articles, papers and notes compiled by the KB Historians. 

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The Lanes of Kings Bromley and the Lucys of Charlecote

The connection between the Lanes and the Lucys was made formal on 28th April 1788 when the Rev. John (Jack) Hammond Lucy of Charlecote married Maria Lane. Maria Lane was the sister of John and Thomas Lane who six years later were to unexpectedly inherit the greatest part of the fortune of Elizabeth Newton of Kings Bromley: this included the manor and 2000 acres in Kings Bromley Parish and two sugar plantations, Newtons and Seawells, in Barbados.