The engagement was announced in September, 2006, between Captain Edward Lane Fox, The Blues & Royals, scion of that BLG family, of Bramham Park, Boston Spa, Yorks, yr son of George Lane Fox (b. 1931), of Bramham Park, and the late (Helen) Victoria Lane Fox (nee Duff), & Sonia Carter, daughter of Mr and Mrs Richard Carter, of Gainford, Co Durham.
Edward's paternal grandmother was the Hon Marcia Agnes Mary Lane Fox (b. 4 Sept, 1904-d. at Leeds, West Yorkshire, 9 January, 1980), eldest of the four daughters of the first Baron Bingley (1870-1947); she married 3 Oct, 1929, Lt-Col Francis Gordon Ward-Jackson,Vice-Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, 1968-74 (b. 14 Oct, 1899, d. 1989, aged 89) (who assumed the surname of Lane-Fox in lieu of Jackson by deed poll in 1937).