Death of Mrs. Lane The death took place on Monday of Mrs. Agnes Lane, of Devonshire House, Devonshire-avenue, Beeston. Mrs. Lane, who was well known in Beeston was only confined to her bed a week before she died. She was 83 years of age. Widow of Mr. Arthur Lane, a Nottingham lace manufacturer, she had made her home in Beeston, at various times, for over 60 years. For the last 44 years she had lived at Devonshire House. Mrs. Lane, who was widowed 15 years ago, lived the last part of her life quietly, although she had a wide circle of friends. At one time she had many interests. Two daughters are bereaved - Mrs. L. Hayter and Mrs. N. Williams. There are three grandchildren, and three great granchildren. The Rev. Peter Head conducted the funeral service at the Beeston Cemetary on Thursday afternoon. The mourners were:- Mrs. L. Hayter, Mrs. N. Williams (daughters), Mr. and Mrs. L Ogden, Mr. Philip Williams (grandchildren) and Mrs. J. S. Ebblewhite (friend).
LANE. - September 29th at Devonshire House, Beeston, Notts., Arthur, the beloved husband of Agnes and dear father of Laura and Nellie, 70 years. Service, Beeston Church 12 o'clock, Beeston Cemetary 12.30, Wednesday. LANE. - At Devonshire House, Beeston, notts. also late of Picher Gate, Nottingham, ARTHUR, the beloved husband of Agnes LANE. (Manchester Guardian)
FUNERAL OF MR. ARTHUR LANE. NOTTINGHAM TEXTILE FIRMS REPRESENTED. There was a large gathering at Beeston Cemetary, yesterday, for the funeral of Mr. Arthur Lane. who died at his home, Devonshire House. Beeston, on Saturday, in his 71st year. Mr. Lane was a prominent figure in the Nottingham yarn trade for many years. The interment was preceded by a service in Beeston Parish Church, conducted by the Rev. A. M. Rumball. The general body of mourners included-- Messrs. Nichols, Holmes, E. Clarke, and Howman (representing Mr. Lane's old staff), Mr. A. Machin (Messrs. Thos. Adams and Son), Mr. Holland (representing Messrs. Dobsons and Browne), Mr W. Clayton (Broxtowe Dying Co.), Mr. W. Morley (Beeston Boys' Brigade), Mr. J. R. Anderson (Beeston Urban Council). The Pax Magna Lodge of Freemasons was represented by Mr. A. Mather, Mr. H. B. Clarke. and Mr. C. Hofton.
BEESTON FUNERAL Many Tributes to Mr. Arthur Lane. There was a large gathering of friends at the Beeston Cemetary to pay their last tribute of respect to the late Mr. Arthur Lane, whose funeral took place yesterday. Mr. Lane, a well known personality in Beeston and Nottingham, died at his home, Devonshire House, Beeston, on Saturday last, in his 71st year. He was a prominent figure in the yarn trade in Nottingham for many years, amd his business, Arthur Lane, Ltd., Broad-street and Pilcher-gate, was wound up last year owing to his ill health. He was a prominent Freemason, being a P.Prov. Grand Junior Deacon of Notts. Province, a Past Master of the Pax Magna Lodge, and was also associated with Mark Masonry. He was a member of the Nottingham Chamber Of Commerce and the Nottingham Constitutional Club. The interment was preceded by a service in the Parish Church, Beeston, which was conducted by the Rev. A. M. Rumball, M.A. The family mourners were Mrs. Hayter and Mr. R. Hayter (daughter and son-in-law), Mr. P. C. Williams (son-in-law), Miss Potter (niece), Miss Addlesee, Mr. J. Williams, and Mr. Bush (executor).
Mrs. Arthur Lane and family desire to thank all friends for the very kind sympathy shown in their great loss. -- Devonshire House, Beeston.
NOTTINGHAM YARN TRADE FIGURE. MR. A. LANE DIES AFTER CLOSING 50 YEARS OLD BUSINESS. A prominent figure for nearly half a century has been lost to the yarn trade, by the death of Mr. Arthur Lane, which occurred at his home, Devonshire House, Beeston, on Saturday. Mr. Lane, who was 70 years of age, had a. romantic youth. As a boy he ran away to sea and served several years before the mast, and later worked in various parts of America, including the cotton belts. Returning to England, he joined Mr. Joseph Wright in the yarn trade at Castle-gate, Nottingham, and in 1885 started business for himself. The undertaking of Arthur Lane, Ltd., of Broad-street, and Pilcher-gate, which Mr. Lane wound up last June owing to ill-health, flourished to such an extent that at one period there were offices in London, Glasgow, Manchester, Plauen, Leipzig, and Calais. For many years too, Mr. Lane journeyed annually to South Africa and South America. A prominent Freemason, the deceased gemtleman was a P.Prov. Grand Junior Deacon of the Nottinghamshire Province, a Past Master of the Pax Magna Lodge, and a late member of the Carnarvon Lodge. He was also associated with Royal Arch Masonry. Mr. Lane was a member of the Nottingham Chamber of Commerce, and for nearly 30 years was a member of the Constitutional Club. Until failing health interfered, he was keenly interested in fishing and shooting, and was devoted to golf, being at one period a member of the Beeston Fields Cub.
MR. A. LANE DEAD. His Success in Nottingham Yarn Trade. Mr. Arthur Lane (70), died at his home, Devonshire House, Beeston, on Saturday. As a boy he ran away to sea and served several years before the mast, and later worked in various parts of America, including the cotton belts. Returning to England, he joined Mr. Joseph Wright in the yard trade at Castle-gate, Nottingham, in 1885. He inaugurated the firm of Arhur Lane, Ltd., which at one time had offices in London, Glasgow, Manchester, Plauen, Liepzig, and Calais. Mr. Lane wound up the firm last June, owing to ill health. He was a prominent Freemason, a member of the Nottingham Chamber of Commerce, and for nearly 30 years a member of the Constitutional Club.