VANE, Henry, Visct. Barnard (?1726-92).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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24 Nov. 1749 - Apr. 1753
19 May 1753 - 6 Mar. 1758

Family and Education

b. ?1726, 1st s. of Henry, 1st Earl of Darlington and bro. of Hon. Frederick and Raby Vane.  educ. Westminster 1736-44; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 28 May 1744, aged 17.  m. 19 Mar. 1757, Margaret, da. of Robert Lowther, sis. of Sir James Lowther, 5th Bt., 1s. 2da.  suc. fa. as 2nd Earl of Darlington, 6 Mar. 1758.

Offices Held

Ensign 1 Ft. Gds. 1745; lt. and capt. 1747; capt. 2 Ft. Gds. and lt. col. 1750; ret. June 1758.

Ld. lt. co. Dur. 1758- d.; gov. Carlisle 1763- d.; master of the jewel office 1763-82.


Vane was returned unopposed for Durham County in 1754. He was classed as an Administration supporter by Dupplin in 1754. No vote or speech by him is reported in the Parliament of 1754.

He died 8 Sept. 1792.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke