FANE, John Thomas (1790-1833), of Baltonsbury, Som.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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29 Mar. 1816 - 1832

Family and Education

b. 28 Apr. 1790, 1st s. of Hon. Thomas Fane*. m. 10 Aug. 1816, Marianne Shrimpton, da. of John Mills Jackson of Downton, Wilts., 1s.

Offices Held

Lt. 25 Ft. 1807; lt. 18 Drag. 1809; capt. 69 Ft. 1810; capt. 87 Ft. 1811; maj. de Meuron’s regt. 1814; maj. 61 Ft. 1819; lt.-col. 22 Drag. 1821, half-pay 1824.

Clerk of Privy Seal 1814-d.


Like his father, Fane pursued a military career, serving in the Peninsula. He was returned for the family borough of Lyme when Lord Burghersh vacated in 1816. He invariably supported administration without speaking in debate. He also voted against Catholic relief in 1816 and 1817. He died 23 Mar. 1833.

Ref Volumes: 1790-1820

Author: R. G. Thorne