FANE, Hon. Thomas (1760-1807), of Brympton, Som.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1784 - Mar. 1806

Family and Education

b. 6 July 1760, 2nd s. of John Fane, Lord Burghersh, by his 1st w. Lady Augusta Bertie. educ. Westminster 1772-4. m. 27 July 1789, Ann, da. of Richard Lowe of Locko House, Derbys., 2s.

Offices Held

Ensign 61 Ft. 1775; lt. 1 Ft. 1778; capt. 2 Ft. 1779; maj. 2 Ft. 1783; capt. 2 Ft. Gds. and lt.-col. 1783; ret. 1793.

Groom of the bedchamber 1793- d.


Fane was classed as ‘Opposition’ in William Adam’s list of May 1784. He voted against Pitt on Richmond’s fortifications plan, 27 Feb. 1786; but with him on the Regency, 1788-9. There is no record of his having spoken in the House before 1790.

He died 15 Apr. 1807.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond