CHARLES THOMAS LUCAS, born October 26th. The second son of JAMES JONATHAN HUGHES DELIGHT LUCAS [March 13th 1792/July 2nd1865] and ELIZABETH [Pearman][May 8th1791/Jan 26th 1865] Ref: Debretts.
THOMAS LUCAS, born July 18th. At Campo Cottage, Cromer Street, Brunswick Square, St Pancras. Ref: West Sussex Public Record Office.
James was contracted to do repairs to St.Anne’s Church, Soho which went wrong and James was made bankrupt on November 22nd 1831 [www.british-history.ac.uk
] and on December 21st 1832 there was a two day sale at Campo Cottage to sell all the building stock on the first day and all the household goods on the second. Ref: The Times
Charles Thomas was apprenticed to George Stokes, builder, architect and surveyor, of 4 North Place, Grays Inn Lane. The draft indenture is in the West Sussex PRO. Undated.
George Stokes had a son, George Henry, [Dec.10th1826/ July 4th1874] who married Emily Paxton, daughter of Sir Joseph Paxton. Ref: www.ge35.dial.pipex.com/sirjosephpaxton1.htm