From Ed Hanson
I abstracted the following information from a pamphlet
mentioned below and have added other material.
Source: The Stranges of Tunbridge Wells by Charles Hilbert Strange [ca 1948].
Copy at Society of Genealogists, Family History Tracts, vol. 38. Added
information is from probate, census, and other records.
William Strange, m Mary Hilder 19 Oct 1734 in Seal Kent [Hilder added
ref FHL Film 1469266 on 28 June 2016]
1a Mary, bp Tunbridge
Wells, 20 July 1736
2a Edward Strange, bp Tunbridge
Wells, 10 Dec 1737; m Ann Taylor of Ightham
was the proprietor of the lodging house, "The Green Pales," Tunbridge
1b Ann Constant, bp
Tunbridge Wells, 4 May 1768, d 1835; m Richard Mathew
bp Tunbridge Wells, 1 Nov 1769; d 1840
bp Tunbridge Wells, 31 Mar 1771; d 1840
Hilder Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, 11 Dec 1772; d 1823; m Jane Jeffery
of "The Angel" (later the "Kentish Hotel") in Tunbridge
Wells, which was carried on by his wife for
years after his death.
Jeffery Strange, b 1803; d Tunbridge Wells, 8 Dec 1868; m his first cousin,
Edward Jeffrey Strange. Effects under £9.000. Resworn at the
Stamp Office, May 1872, under
5 March . Will with a Codicil of Edward Jeffery Strange late of
Tonbridge Wells in the
of Kent, Plumber Painter and Glazier deceased who died 8 December 1868 at Tonbridge
was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of Edward Fry Loof of Tonbridge
Watchmaker and Silversmith and Thomas Hilder Delves of Tonbridge Wells aforesaid
Merchant the Executors. Mathew, dau of Richard and Ann Constant (Strange)
1881 census of Speldhurst, Kent, Neville Lodge, The Parade:
S. Strange, widow, 78, b Oxford St, London, draper;
Strange, son, unm, 32, b Tunbridge Wells, printer;
Harington, granddaughter, unm, 16, b Ipswich, Suffolk,
two boarders; and two servants.
Hilder Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 11 Dec 1828; d Tunbridge Wells, 10
Mary Agnes Montier, b Tunbridge Wells, c1835, d 1903, dau of John Montier
of Marston Lodge
was elected one of the local board of commissioners in 1875 and after the incorporation
was a councillor and later alderman, and was also a deacon of the Congregational
1881 census of Speldhurst, Kent (25 Parade) listed:
H Strange H M 53 Draper b T. Wells Kent
Agnes Strange, wife, 46, b Tonbridge Wells
M. Strange, dau., 24, b Tunbridge Wells
M. Strange, dau., 22, governess (private), b Tunbridge Wells
J. Strange, dau, 20, draper, b Tunbridge Wells
Strange, dau, 17, b Tunbridge Wells
C. Strange, dau, 13, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
H. Strange, dau, 11, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
M. Strange, dau, 8, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
1891 census of Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells (25 The Pantiles):
H. Strange, 62, draper, b Tunbridge Wells; Mary A. Strange, wife, 56, b Tunbridge
J. McOnie, dau, 30, b Tunbridge Wells
H. Strange, dau, 21, b Tunbridge Wells
M. Strange, dau, 18, b Tunbridge Wells
M. McOnie, granddau, 5, b Croydon, Surrey;
J. McOnie, grandson, 3, b Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey
E. McOnie, grandson, 1, b Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey
M. Weller, niece, 18, drapers apprentice, b Peckham, London
3 boarders & 3 servants
census of Broadwater Down, Ken
Strange 72 Kent Tunbridge Wells, Retired Draper
Strange 66 Kent Tunbridge Wells
Hilder Strange of 2 Nevill-terrace Tunbridge Wells died 10 March 1902. Probate
May  to Mary Agnes Strange widow and John McOnie draper. Effects
was perhaps the Mary Agnes Strange of "Glenside" Bucklyrie Stirlingshire
N.B. widow died
June 1903. Probate London 11 Sept to Gilfrid Reeve brewer's-clerk. Effects
Ellen M., b Tunbridge Wells, 1858; d 1927; m Marston Charles
Margaret, b Tunbridge Wells, 1858; d 1935; m Gilfrid Reeve
Jessie, b Tunbridge Wells, 1860; d 1923; m John McOnie
Emily, b Tunbridge Wells, 1863; d 1942; m Alexander Thomson
Catherine, b Tunbridge Wells, 1867; d 28 June 1883 in her 16th year; bur T'
Ethel Hilda, b Tunbridge Wells, 1869; m Alma Barrett
Louisa Montier, b Tunbridge Wells, 1872; m Albert Waddington
Felton Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, 30 June 1830; d 1912;
m Louisa Owen
1881 census of Speldhurst, Kent (0912/76) lists:
Strange, wid, 50, Builder etc, b Speldhurst Kent
Strange, son, 6, b Tonbridge Wells Kent
Strange, son, 4, b ditto
Strange, daughter, 3, b ditto
1891 census of Tunbridge (5 Clifton Place):
Strange, widower, 60, plumber, painter, glazier, b Speldhurst, Kent
Strange, dau, 20, housekeeper, b Tonbridge
Strange, son, 16, signmaker, b Tonbridge
Strange, son, 14, scholar, b Tonbridge
Strange, dau, 13, scholar, b Tonbridge
census of Tunbridge Wells, Kent:
Strange 70 Kent Tun Wells, House Decorator Paint
Strange 26 Kent Tun Wells, House Decorator
Strange 23 Kent Tun Wells, House Keeper
Dora, b Tonbridge, 1870
Felton, b 1873; d 1876
b Tonbridge, 1874
b Tonbridge, 1876; d Eastbourne, 14 April 1913; m Mary Annie Amelia
Strange of 38 Cambridge-road Eastbourne died 14 April 1913. Administration Lewes
November to Mary Annie Amelia Strange widow. Effects £144.17s.6d.
Ellen, b 1878; d unm Chester, 2 May 1917
Strange of 2 Cadogan-gardens Tunbridge Wells spinster died 2 May 1917 at the
Chester. Probate London 28 June to Louisa Strange spinster. Effects
Mary, bp Tunbridge Wells, 5 Feb 1834; d 1898; m Charles Herington,
and emigrated to Toronto,
1871. 10 children
Strange, b 1836; d Burnley, 26 Oct 1904; m Mary Ann Smith
was a partner in Burghope, manufacturing stationers and printer and was a prominent
1891 census of Habergham Eaves, Burnley (149 Manchester Road):
Strange, 55, printer, publisher & manufacturing stationer, b Tunbridge Wells
A. Strange, wife, 50, b Lewes, Sussex
C. Strange, dau, 27, b Burnley, Lancs
M. Strange, dau, 25, b Burnley, Lancs
Thomas G. Crump, visitor, 29, surgeon, registered general practioner,
b Kentish Town, London
Strange of Greenfield-house Burnley died 26 Oct 1904. Probate London 28 Nov
Ann Strange widow and George Gill bank-manager. Effects £14704.14s.4d.
Annie Constant, b 1863; d 1944; m Thomas Greenwood Crump
Maud, b 1865; m Robert Simpson Crump
Mathew Strange, b Tunbridge Wells, 1838; d there, 10 Jan 1925; m
Lydia Hilbert, d 30 Nov 1874, age 29, buried Tunbridge Wells Cem
Mary Ann Price, b London, c1842, d Tunbridge Wells, 11 March 1914
1881 census of Tonbridge (0913/30) listed at 4 Cumberland Gardens:
Matthew Strange, 42, Builders Mant., b T.Wells, Kent;
A Strange, wife, 39, b London, Middx
H Strange, son, 13, scholar
J Strange, son, 11, scholar
M Strange, dau., 8, scholar
S Strange, dau., 7
Strange, dau., 2;
Price Strange, son, 1
M Strange, son, 2months.
1891 census of Tunbridge Wells (22 Culverden Park Road):
Mathew Strange, 50, builder, b Tunbridge Wells
Ann Strange, wife, 49, b London, Middx
Mary Strange, dau, 16, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Mary Strange, dau, 12, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Price Strange, son, 11, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Matthew Strange, son, 10, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Chapman Strange, son, 9, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Strange, 62 Kent Tun Wells, Builder
Strange 59 London West Smithfield Kent
Matthew Strange of 2 Cadogan-gardens Tunbridge Wells died 10 January 1925. Probate
23 February to Charles Hilbert Strange architect and Herbert Chapman Strange
Ann Strange of 22 Culverden Park-road Tunbridge Wells (wife of Charles Matthew
11 March 1914. Probate London 29 April  to Charles Hilbert Strange
Hilbert Strange, b Tunbridge Wells, 1867; m 1890 Emilie Elizabeth Jones, d
Wells, 16 Nov 1936; resided 20 Dudley Rd, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.He was an
who started a private practice in Tunbridge Wells in 1898 and was elected a
in 1920. He was the family genealogist who compiled The Stranges of Tunbridge
Elizabeth Strange of 2 Beulah-road Tunbridge Wells (wife of Charles Hilbert
Nov 1936. Probate London 15 Jan to the said Charles Hilbert Strange architect.
Emilie Lydia, b 1891; m Henry Charles Dawe
Margery, b 1893; m Aubrey Maurice Bowes-Smith
Hilbert Charles, b 1896; killed in action, 31 Oct 1916, age 20. Lieutenant,
Bn., Royal Irish Rifles. Struma Military Cemetery, Greece. Grave or Reference
Number: VII. J. 14.
Musgrove, b 1898; M.A., Cantab. Listed in the Ellis Island, New York, database:
Musgrove Strange of Tunbridge Wells, arrived 5 July 1923, age 25, unmarried,
the Homeric from Southampton.
Jeffery Strange, b Tunbridge Wells, 1869; d there, 24 Dec 1941;
Maude Helen Coulson, d Tunbridge Wells, 19 Jan 1940
was a master builder in Tunbridge Wells, became a member of the Institute of
a vice president in 1911, and president in 1915; one of the founding members
Wells Rotary Club, and became its president in 1923; a deacon in the
church for many years.
in the Ellis Island, New York, database: Edward Jeffrey Strange of Tunbridge
1 June 1923, aged 53y 8m, married, aboard the Berengaria from Southampton. This
when he was en route to the Rotary International Congress in St. Louis, Missouri.
Helen Strange of Cadogan House Tunbridge Wells (wife of Edward Jeffery Strange)
19 Jan 1940 at Lonsdale Nursing Home Tunbridge Wells. Probate London 5
March to the
Edward Jeffery Strange retired builder and contractor. Effects £5640.3s.3d.
Jeffery Strange of Cadogan House Cadogan-gardens Tunbridge Wells died 24 Dec
Probate Llandudno 27 March to Frank Bausor Bending builder and Sidney
bank accountant. Effects £25236.9s.2d.
Gertrude Doris, b 1896; m R. Myles Bainbridge
Olive Margaret, b 1899; m Geoffrey Jones
Enid Coulson, b 1903; m S. Bartrum Herington
Coulson, b 1907; m Alan G. Hardwick
Lydia Mary, b Tunbridge Wells, 1872; m (1) Mortimer Waller;
m (2) A. Norman Rowland
Sarah, b Tunbridge Wells, 1873; d unm Tunbridge Wells, 25 Apr 1899; buried
Sarah Strange of 22 Culverden Park-road Tunbridge Wells spinster died 25 April
Administration London 28 September to Charles Matthew Strange builder.
Georgiana Mary, b Tunbridge Wells, 1878; d 1936; m Ernest
John Price Strange, b Tunbridge Wells, 1880; m (1) Florence
Ballard; m (2) Elise Marie Reding
Strange 21 Kent Tunbridge Wells Monmouthshire Newport Electrical Engineer
John Arthur Philip
Robert Mathew Strange, b Tunbridge Wells, 1881; m Mary Elizabeth
Herbert Chapman Strange, b 1882; m Ethel Mary Wright
Constant, b 1840; d 1848
Nevill Strange, b Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 1842; d Eastbourne,
Sussex, 8 Oct 1904;
Mary E. Dowsett, b Bishopsbourne, Kent, c1844.
was a magistrate and later Mayor of Eastbourne.
1871 census of Eastbourne (28 Ter. R'd):
Strange, 28, draper, master (employing 9 female assistants), b Tonbridge Wells,
E. Strange, wife, 26, b Bishopsbourne, Kent
C. Strange, son, 11m, b Eastbourne
J. Smith, aunt [of a servant?], widow, 66, retired dressmaker, b Marylebone,
C. Strange, niece, 3, b Tonbridge Wells, Kent; and 3 servants
1881 census of Eastbourne, Sussex (2 Lismore Road):
Strange, 38, b Tunbridge Wells, Kent, draper & costumier
E. Strange, wife, 36, b Bishopsbourne, Kent
C. Strange, son, 10, b Eastbourne, Sussex, scholar
N. Strange, son, 8, b Eastbourne, scholar
D. Strange, son, 7, b Eastbourne, scholar
L. Strange, son, 5, b Eastbourne, scholar
Strange, son, 3, b Eastbourne
M. Strange, dau, 4m, b Eastbourne
a housekeeper, nursery governess, and two general servants.
1901 census of Eastbourne (Speldhurst, St Leonard's Road):
Strange, 58, retired draper, b Tunbridge Wells, Kent
E. Strange, wife, 56, b Canterbury, Kent
M. Strange, dau, 20, b Eastbourne; Anne C. Strange, dau, 14, b Eastbourne
Strange of "Speldhurst" St-Leonards-road Eastbourne J.P. died 8 Oct
7 November to Edward Charles Strange draper and George Nevill Strange hosier.
Mary, b 1869; d 1871
Edward Charles Strange, b Eastbourne, 1870; d Combe Down,
Bath, 24 May 1944
Ada R. Anthony
Charles Strange of Aldwych Hartfield-square Eastbourne died 24 May 1944 at Mazoe
Midford-road Combe Down Bath. Probate Llandudno 21 September to Ebenezer
Strange company director and Harry Charles Davenport Jones and Harold William
solicitors. Effects £23783 6s 11d
George Nevill Strange, b Eastbourne, 1872; d Worthing, Sussex,
19 July 1919;
Emily Mary Colebrook
Nevill Strange of Montpelier North-street Worthing died 19 July 1919. Probate
11 September to Emily Mary Strange widow Ebenezer William Strange draper and
Colebrook butcher. Effects £12549.13s.3d.
Henry Dowsett Strange, b Eastbourne, 1874; m Edith R. Laver
1901 census of Eastbourne (10 Grove Road):
D. Strange, stationer & prints shop keeper, b Eastbourne
R. Strange, wife, 25, b Southampton
3 boarders, 1 servant
lePine Strange, b Eastbourne, 1875; m Elizabeth A. Chapman
Strange, b Eastbourne, 1878; d at Deganwy, Carnarvonshire, 28 Dec 1943;
Alice Challans, d at Didsbury, Manchester, 28 Aug 1944.
Strange of Speldhurst Holme-road Didsbury Manchester died 28 December 1943 at
Overlea-avenue Deganwy Carnarvonshire. Probate Manchester 27 March to
Strange widow. Effects £9461 19s.
Strange of Speldhurst Holme-road Didsbury Manchester widow died 28 August 1944.
Manchester 9 February to Thomas Vernon Tattersall captain H.M. army and Edgar
Holland hotel proprietor. Effects £13800 18s 2d
Nevill Hilder, d at Deganwy, Carnarvonshire, 14 Sept 1940
on war service
Hilder Strange otherwise Nevill of Speldhurst Holme-road Didsbury Manchester
14 Sept 1940 on war service. Probate Manchester 16 Dec to Hilda Strange
and Alice Strange married woman. Effects £3006.9s.9d.
Hilder Strange, Pilot Officer, 77486, Nav., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,
on Saturday 14 September 1940 . Age 31. Son of Hilder and Alice Strange,
M.Sc. (Manchester). Cemetery: Manchester Crematorium, Lancashire.
or Reference Panel Number: Panel 21.
Alice Mary, b Eastbourne, 1880; m Percival Davies
Ebenezer William Strange, b 1883; m
Eliza Millington King, d Eastbourne, 18 April 1916
Millington Strange of 9 Mountney-road Eastbourne (wife of Ebenezer William Strange)
18 April 1916. Administration London 2 June to the said Ebenezer William
Hilda Alexandra Fletcher
Anne Constance, b 1886; d 1947; m J. W. Venn
Jane, b 1843; d 1903; m Richard James Pennington, a printer
and deacon of the Baptist church.
Emily, b 1844; d 1914; m Enos Barfoot. 5 children
Orlando, b 1849; d 1927; compositor in Pelton's printing works
Jane, bp Tunbridge Wells, 8 Mar 1805; m Joseph Delves
bp Tunbridge Wells, 28 Oct 1807
bp Tunbridge Wells, 7 Dec 1808; m Tunbridge Wells, 25 Oct 1831 Thomas Durrant
Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, 3 Oct 1810; d 21 May 1872, age 61y; m
Eliza Battman, d 12 Sept 1917, age 89y
1881 census of Tonbridge, Kent (0913/80) listed:
Strange H wid 50 Dressmaker b Tonbridge Wells
Strange, son, 22, Accountant, b Tonbridge Wells
Strange, dau, 18, assistant, b Tonbridge Wells
Strange, dau, 14, b Tonbridge Wells
Strange, dau, 9, scholar, b Tonbridge Wells
Monumental Inscriptions of Woodbury Park Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells:
to the memory of Nicholas Strange, who died May 21st 1872, aged 61 years. "He
and Assistant Secretary to the Hand in Hand Lodge, Secretary to the Excelsior
Lodge of Past
and Provincial Corresopnding Secretary to the Tunbridge Wells District of the
of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity: by whom this stone is erected as a tribute
to respect to his
Also in loving memory of Eliza, wife of the above, died Sept 12, 1917,
aged 89 years.
Thomas, bp Tunbridge Wells, 13 Aug 1835; [not in 1881 index]
Edwin Sidney, bp Tunbridge Wells, 1 Oct 1851; m Eliza J. J.
, b Biddenden, Kent, c1850
1881 census of Tonbridge (0913/90):
S Strange, head, 29 Builders Clerk b Tunbridge Wells Kent
J J Strange. wife, 31 b Biddenden Kent
H Strange, son, 5 b Tonbridge Wells. Kent
Strange, son, 3 b Tonbridge Wells. Kent
G Strange,son, 2 b Tonbridge Wells. Kent
1891 census of Tunbridge Wells: (13 Warwick Road):
S. Strange, 39, plumber & decorator, b Tunbridge Wells
J. Strange, wife, 41, b Biddenden, Kent
H. Strange, son, 15, carpenter's apprentice, b Tunbridge Wells
E. Strange, son, 13, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
G. Strange, son, 12, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Strange, son, 9, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
J. Strange, dau, 7, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells.
Henry, b Tunbridge Wells, 1875
b Tunbridge Wells, c1878
Ernest George, b Tunbridge Wells, 1879
Arthur, b Tunbridge Wells, c1882
Cicely Idina, b Tunbridge Wells, 1883
Henry Stephen ("Harry"), bp Tunbridge Wells, 25
Emily --, b Peterboro, Northants, c1853.
1881 census of Camberwell, Surrey (1 Belmont Villas, Ondine Road) listed
S. Strange, 27, b Tunbridge Wells, accountant
Strange, wife, 28, b Peterboro, Northants
1891 census of Ashwell, Herts, listed Henry S. Strange, visitor, 38, chartered
Tunbridge Wells, in the home of John George Berifield.
Eliza Jane, bp Tunbridge Wells, 25 June 1856; m Kenward
Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, 2 March 1859; m Edith F. Stringer
1891 census of Tunbridge Wells:
Strange, 32, auditor & accountant, b Tunbridge Wells
F. Strange, wife, 28, b Tunbridge Wells.
Ann, bp Tunbridge Wells, 5 Feb 1858
b c1863; m Neale
Elizabeth, b c1867; m 1893 John Alexander F. Killick
"Carrie", b 1872
Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, 4 Nov 1812; d 1885; m Charlotte Richardson
1881 census of Tonbridge (0913/97) listed:
Strange H Wid 68 Carpenter b Tonbridge Wells
Strange, daughter, s 20 Milliner b ditto
Richardson Strange, b 1844; d 1897; m Charlotte Love
1881 census of Tonbridge, Kent (0915/15)
R Strange H M36 Carpenter & Joiner b Chelmsford Sussex
Strange wife 32 b Tunbridge; Wells Kent
L F Strange son 9 b ditto
G Strange daughter 6 b ditto
F Strange son 3mths ditto
1891 census of Tunbridge Wells (79 St James Street):
R. Strange, 46, joiner, b Chelmsford, Essex
Strange, wife, 42, b Tunbridge Wells
L.F. Strange, son, 19, shorthand clerk, b Tunbridge Wells
C. Strange, dau, 16, dress milliner, b Tunbridge Wells
F. Strange, son, 10, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
C. Strange, dau, 6, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Leonard Fitzgerald Strange, b 1871, d Tunbridge Wells, 2 Oct 1942
Leonard Fitzgerald Strange of 8 London-road Southborough Kent died 2 Oct 1942
Clarence Nursing Home Tunbridge Wells. Probate Llandudno 8 Jan. to The
Gertrude, b 1875; d 1939
Frederick, b 1881; d 1921; m Edith Emily Spurrier
Charlotte, b 1885; m Walter James Roberts
Jane, b 1846; d 1921; m Henry Chatfield
Elizabeth, b 1849; m Albert Hunt
Strange, b 1852; d Farnborough, Kent, 10 Feb 1933; m Alice Roberts
1881 census of Tonbridge, Kent (0916/131) listed
Strange H M 28 Plasterer b Tonbridge Wells Kent
R Strange, son, 4, b East Farleigh Kent
A. Strange, dau, 1, b Tonbridge Wells
1891 census of Tunbridge Wells (27 Stone Street)
Strange, 38, plasterer, b Tunbridge Wells
Strange, wife, 35, b East Fairleigh, Kent
Reginald Strange, son, 14, errand boy, b Tunbridge Wells
Ethel Anne Strange, dau, 11, scholar, b Tunbridge Wells
Victor Brooks Strange, son, 2, b Tunbridge Wells
Strange of 20 Corbylands-road Sidcup Kent died 10 Feb 1933 at the Farnborough
Farnborough Kent Probate London 10 March to Frank Reginald Strange sub postmaster.
Frank Reginald, b East Farleigh, Kent, c1877; d Tunbridge
Wells, 1 Feb 1936
Reginand Strange of 53 St James-road and 103 and 105 Camden-road both in
Wells died 1 Feb 1936 at Kent and Sussex Hospital Tunbridge Wells. Probate
19 March to Sarah Louisa Strange widow and Frank Reginald Peak Strange bank
Ethel Anne, b Tunbridge Wells, c1880; m Gale
Ernest Victor Brooke, b Tunbridge Wells, c1889; d Tunbridge
Wells, 24 Aug 1947; m
Victor Brooke Strange of 23 Farmcombe-road Tunbridge Wells died 24 August 1947
Lewes 28 January to May Florence Brooke Strange spinster and Ernest Victor Brooke
civil servant. Effects £2072 10s 2d
Mary, b 1854; d 1897; m Henry Victor Scales
Alfred Strange, b 1857; m Clara Parker; registrar at Halifax, Yorkshire
1881 census of Caistor, Lincolnshire (Horse Market Row):
A. Strange, unm, 23, b Tunbridge Wells, solicitor's general clerk,
listed in the 1881 (?1891) census in the household of Martha Sharpe, widow.
Ethel Minnie, b 1860; m George Bagwell
bp Tunbridge Wells, 15 Nov 1816; [not in 1881 index]
Ann, bp Tunbridge Wells, 19 May 1819
b 9 Dec 1774; bp Tunbridge Wells, 12 Dec 1774; d 1839; m Maids
Taylor, bp Tunbridge Wells, 28 June 1777; d 1835; m
St Marylebone, London, 23 July 1798 John Price;
bp Tunbridge Wells, 15 Aug 1779; d 1850; m Orlando Crease
bp Tunbridge Wells, 30 Sept 1781; d 1824; m Tonbridge, 5 Nov 1805 John Young
bp Tunbridge Wells, 27 Jan 1786; d 1823; m Gore
bp Tunbridge Wells, 7 Apr 1790; m Madden
bp Tunbridge Wells, 7 April 1790
Strange, bp Tunbridge Wells, 25 Sept 1792; d 1824; m St James, Westminster,
26 Oct 1816
Bailey Thompson, d. at Brompton, Middx., 1 Dec 1847.
Bailey Strange. Personal Estate under £450. 19 March .
Administration of the
Estate of Elizabeth Bailey Strange late of 11 Pelham-place Brompton in the County
Widow who died 1 December 1847 at 11 Pelham-place was granted at the Principal
to James Walter Strange of Upper Tulse Hill in the County of Surrey Gentleman
one of the
of the will of James Thompson Strange the son and one of the Next of Kin.
Thompson, bp St James, Westminster, 14 Sept 1817; d 19 Alfred St, Tottenham
28 April 1869; m [Sept quarter 1846 Kensington] Martha Kemp, b Islington, c1819,
Road, Brixton Rise, Surrey, 6 Dec 1884.
left a considerable will of £8,000 to his wife Martha and children James
Walter, Orlando Baily,
William and Elizabeth Patty. Also mentioned is his brother Francis Thompson
reported in The Times of London on the 4 May 1869 says he was a wine merchant
a Professor of Mathematics at the late College of Civil Engineers Putney.
1861 census shows part of the family living at 19 Alfred St, but the 3 first
born sons were not
there. In the 1862 Kelly and Co directory of London it shows James at 'Marlborough
Alfred St, wine merchant and counting house. Three years later he is still at
the same address but
added importer of foreign wines and spirits to the list.
Thompson Strange. Effects under £6,000. 27 September. The
Will with two Codicils of
Thompson Strange late of 19 Alfred-street and of 5 Francis street Tottenham-Court-road
County of Middlesex Wine and Spirit Merchant deceased who died 28 April 1869
Alfred-street aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of
Martha Strange of
Alfred-street and of 5 Francis-street aforesaid Widow the Relict, James
Walter Strange of the
Coffee House Ludgate Hill in the City of London Wine Merchant the Son and Francis
Strange of 7 Stratford-place Hastings in the County of Sussex Hosier the Brother
Strange. Personal Estate £330.8s.1d. 17 February . Administration
(with the Will)
the Personal Estate of Martha Strange late of 42 Appach-road Brixton Rise in
the County of
Widow who died 6 December 1884 at 42 Appach-road was granted at the Principal
Elizabeth Patty Deer (Wife of Edward Joseph Deer) of 42 Appach-road the Daughter
one of the
Walter, b Kensington, 1847; bur 2 April 1915, age 68; m Eleanor Otway, b Pimlico,
d Kingston, Surrey, 20 Feb 1929, age 63; both buried Richmond Cemetery.
1871 census of Chiswick (Oxford Lodge, Spencer Road)
W. Strange, 33, wine merchant, b Brompton, Middx
Strange, mother, 56, annuitant, b St Pancras
Strange, brother, 19, medical student, b St Pancras
W. Strange, brother, 17, clerk to wine merchant, b St Pancras
Strange, sister, 15, scholar, b St Pancras
1 visitor and 3 servants.
1901 census of Richmond, Middx (24 Clarence Road) listed:
Walter Strange, 53, auctioneer, b Kensington
Strange, wife, 30, b Pimlico
Strange, son, 9, b East Molesley
Royal Strange, son, 7, b Clapham
Strange, son, 5, b Clapham.
Otway Strange of Ebor House 59 The Green Kew Surrey widow died 20 Feb 1929 at
Lodge Upper Park-road Kingston Surrey. Administration London 27 April
Strange traveller. Effects £70.
Barker, b East Molesley, 1891; d 13 April 1917.
Barker Strange, Driver, 926534. 55th Div. Ammunition Col., Royal Field
died on Friday 13 April 1917 . Age 25. Additional Information: Son of
Mrs. N. Strange,
Ebor House, Kew Green, Kew, Surrey. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery,
Belgium. Grave or Reference Panel Number: XI. C. 40.
Royal, b Clapham, c1894
Frederick, b Clapham [Kew, Surrey, according to CEF enlistment], 9 July 1895;
in Canadian Expeditionary Force, 18 Feb 1916 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, listed
as farmer, unmarried, address Aberdeen House, Carlton Street, Winnipeg; next
(mother) Mrs Nellie Strange, The Green, Kew, Surrey.
Wilfred (also known as Orlando Baily Strange), b 1851; bp Old Church, St Pancras,
Sept 1851; d Alderbury, 1894; m
St Bride's Church London, 20 Sept 1882, Margaret G. Fry, b Alderbury, Wilts,
c1852, dau of
Upton Warren, co Worcester, 6 June 1892 Anne Elizabeth Bird
was a medical student living in his brother James's household at Chiswick in
the 1871 census.
in Kellys London directory 1892 living at 36 Deacon St Walworth Surrey. He is
O. Baily, surgeon.
1891 census of Lambeth (11 St Mary's Street):
B. Strange, 38, registered surgeon, b Paddington, London
G. Strange, wife, 39, b Alderbury, Wilts
b 28 Oct 1893; d 27 Dec 1964 [grandmother of John Francis Sims
b 1853; bp at Old Church, St Pancras, 24 March 1854; d Tokyo, Japan, 5
1889; m Japan, 29 Dec 1881 Edith Dwight Sandford, b c1857; she remarried in
was reported in the Japanese newspapers and the North China Herald. He was a
rower and whilst in Japan had received the Order of the Rising Sun.
Frederick Baily, b Yedo (now Tokyo), Japan, c1885
Patty, b 1855; bp Old Church, St Pancras, 1 Oct 1856; m Edward Joseph Deer,
Kemp George, b 1856; bp Old Church St Pancras, 5 Oct 1859;
Hastings Strange, bp Old Church, St Pancras, 5 Oct 1859; d Croydon, 1912, age
--, b Croydon, c1864.
the 1881 census he is found living as a boarder at 26 Keens Rd Croydon Surrey
is Commercial Clerk.
1901 census of Croydon, Suffrey, listed:
Strange, 41, b London, Commercial Clerk
Strange, 37, b Croydon
Strange, 12, b Croydon
Strange, 8, b Croydon
Strange, 2, b Croydon.
1891 census of Croydon:
H. Strange, 31, merchant clerk, b London
A.A. Strange, wife, 27, b Croydon
F. Strange, son, 2, b Croydon
A. Strange, dau, 7m, b Croydon
1 boarder, 1 servant
Cecil, b Croydon, c1889
Dorothy A., b Croydon, 1890
Lionel Hastings, b Croydon, 1893
b Croydon, c1898
Ann, bp St James, Westminster, 25 May 1819; bur All Hallows, Bread Street, London,
Mary, bp St James, Westminster, 10 Nov 1820; m 1842, Thomas Archer.
1881 census of Battersea, Surrey, listed at 24 Tyneham Road: George Knight,
52, b West Allington,
commercial clerk; Rose Knight, wife, 26, b Essex; Sydney Knight, son, 5, b Battersea,
Knight, son, 3, b Battersea, scholar
Archer, mother-in-law, widow, 60, b Westminster, Middx, dressmaker.
Thompson, bp St James, Westminster, 14 May 1823; d Hastings, 27 Nov 1893; m
24 July 1851 Charlotte Matilda Roussette Boothyer, d Tonbridge, 21 June 1919,
1881 census of St Michael, Hastings, Sussex (7 Stratford Place):
T. Strange, 57, b London, hosier & glover
M. Strange, 50, b St Clement Danes, London
W. Strange, 28, b Clerkenwell, London, assistant
E. Strange, 9, b Silverhill, Sussex, scholar
one general servant.
1891 they have moved to 42 White Rock Place Hastings where they have living
with them their
Ethel Lilian Rodder age 10 who was born East End London.
Thompson Strange of 42 White-rock Hastings hosier died 27 November 1893. Probate
December to Alfred Wellesley Strange hosier. Effects £1759.12s.9d.
Matilda Rousette Strange of 13 Buckingham-road Tunbridge Wells widow died 21
June 1919 at
Wells Union Infirmary Pembury Kent. Probate London 24 September to Frank
electrical engineer. Effects £57.5s.6d.
Wellesley, b Clerkenwell, 1853; d West Ashford, Kent, 26 Jan 1935;
Hastings, 1890, Phillis Maria Spencer.
Strange 49 London Southwark London St Leonards Chair Maker
Wellesley Strange of 8 Bank-street Ashford Kent died 26 Jan 1935 at the Ashford
Probate London 3 May to Phillis Maria Strange widow Eric Strange draper
(wife of Sidney Harold Howland). Effects £4369.13s.1d.
m John Edward Price
Edward, b Hastings, 1872; d there, 1957, age 85;
Hastings, 1893 Charlotte Victoria ---, d Hastings, 17 Nov 1947
was of Strange & Sons, Ltd, Electrical Engineers of Tunbridge Wells and
Victoria Strange of 42 Lower Park-road Hastings (wife of Frank Edward Strange)
1947. Probate Lewes 31 January to the said Frank Edward Strange electrical engineer
Rousette Strange spinster. Effects £1817 19s 10d
Metzner, bp St James, Westminster, 23 Jan 1825; d. Lewisham, 1886;
St Pancras, 9 Jan 1894 Sabina Sarah Jones, b Westerham, Kent, c1825-33, d Godstone,
1897, age 64
the 1862 Kelly and Co directory of London, Frederick is quoted as a oil and
lamp importer at
Adelaide Pl, EC and by 1865 he has moved to 15 Cannon St. In the 1881 census
Frederick is found at
Devon as F M Strange and is a Commercial Traveller living at the Queens Hotel.
1881 census of Deptford, Kent (24 Amersham Road, St Paul's Parish):
Sabina Strange, wife (head), married, 56, b Westerham, Kent, no occupation
Emily Strange, dau, unm, 31
Strange, dau, unm, 22, b Islington, Middx
Christefor Strange, son, 19, b Walingham, Surrey, clerk.
1891 census of Lambeth (457 & 459 Brixton Road):
Sabina Strange, widow, 64, visitor in the household of Charles John Biorn.
Emily, b Sevenoaks, 1850
Nina, b Islington, c1859
Franklin Christopher, b Wallingham, 1861
bp Tunbridge Wells, 20 May 1739
4a William, bp Tunbridge
Wells, 2 Sept 1745
Below here has been updated by Trevor Labey 28 August 2017
5a Sarah, b Tunbridge Wells
circa 1743, bp Tunbridge Wells, 24 Apr 1748; m Tonbridge, Kent,
1 Apr 1771, Richard Stapley, later of Rotherfield, Sussex. Sarah
was bur at Frant in Sussex on the 10 Jan 1819, aged 76, but was
described as being 'of Rotherfield.' He was bur at the same
place, 24 Feb 1820. Will proved by the Prerogative Court of
Canterbury, 9 Jun 1820.
Strange Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells 23 Feb 1774. Apprenticed
to uncle, Richard Strange, stay or corset
of St James, Westminster, 29 Jul 1793; m Jane Maitland, 1799 (nine
Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells 25 Dec 1777. Still a spinster
at the time her father completed his will on the 20
1813, aged 35.
Taylor Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells 3 Oct 1779; d 1837. Will
proved by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Aug 1837. Upholsterer, lodging house keeper and agent who
also owned baths and a Bath House; m 1) Sarah
(six children); m 2) Tonbridge, Kent, 14 Jan 1815, Charlotte Dudley
Stephens (three children).
Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells, 26 Oct 1783; fruiterer; m Speldhurst,
Kent, 6 Apr 1813, Mary Chapman, by whom
had at least one son and two daughters. Still living at the
time of the 1851 Census.
Stapley, b 1784; m 29 Jan 1805, St George's Church, Hanover Square,
London, Thomas Stapley.
officer in the 35th Regiment of Foot. Ensign, Apr 1805; Lieutenant,
Aug 1806; Captain, Jul 1821;
from Half Pay to the 34th Regiment of Foot, Apr 1825.
Stapley, b 1793
Strange, b Tunbridge Wells circa Mar/Apr 1748; bp Tunbridge Wells,
27 Apr 1750; d Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 7 Jan
aged 96 9 months; bur 11 Jan 1845. Stay or corset maker of
108 St Martin's Lane, London from at least 1784 to
then at 9 Warwick Street, behind Regent Street (St James, Westminster),
from 1792 to 1802. Returned to Tunbridge
around 1802 when he and his eldest brother Edward appear in the
Kent Poll Book for that year's General Election under
By 1807 he and his second wife had diversified into the sale
of fancy dress. Towards the end of his life Richard
'Northumberland House,' Tunbridge Wells as a lodging house. Married
1) St Martin in the Fields, London, 17 Apr 1779,
Harrison (daughter of Charles Harrison). Ann died childless
and was buried at St Martin in the Fields, London on the 13
Married 2) St Dunstan in the West, London, 13 May 1787, Love
Rood (b Gloucester Street, Red Lion Square,
25 Jun 1765, probably the daughter of Timothy Rood, shopkeeper of
Duke Street, St James, and of Mary Gane.
the witnesses at the wedding was Sarah Ann Ustonson, who m Samuel
Perchard Piggott at the same church on the
Jul 1787). By 1825 Mrs Love Strange was trading under her
own name in Tunbridge Wells as a milliner (Pigot's Directory
died at Tunbridge Wells in March 1835 (Kentish Gazette, issue 7
Apr 1835) and was buried 28 Mar 1835. Richard
died intestate. Letters of Administration granted to his grandson,
Henry Strange of Eramosa, Canada, on the 21 Jan
by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury ('Richard Strange late of
Northumberland House Tunbridge Wells in the County
Kent Gentleman widower....'). The Death Duty Registers show
that at the time of his death his estate was valued at less
Strange, b London, 14 Apr 1789; bp St Martin in the Fields May 1789;
d Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 31 Mar 1839; m
Eliza Ann Broadhead and emigrated to George Town, Demerara now in
Guyana, South America. Living in London in
but stated principal residence as Demerara. Emigrated to Guelph,
Ontario, Canada, where he d of typhus fever
50' and 'formerly of the colony of Demerara' (Shipping and Mercantile
Gazette, 15 Jun 1839).
b Guyana 16 Sep 1815. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street,
Long Acre, London, 24 Jun 1827; m
Ann Malins (b 27 Jul 1823, parish of St Mary, Lambeth), daughter
of John Malins and Frances Martin
He d Rockwood, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, Nov 1906,
aged 91. She d Rockwood 3 Feb 1920
96 years 6 months.
b circa 1840.
b 7 Aug 1843. Music teacher, lived Rockwood. Died at
the General Hospital, Guelph, Wellington County,
Canada, 8 Dec 1932
b circa 1845.
Clara Elizabeth, b Rockwood circa 1848;
m St John's Church, Rockwood, 1 Jan 1880 John Vivian; d 19 Nov 1880
b circa 1850;
Florence, b circa 1853; m York, Ontario 6 Jul 1874 Wilson Morton.
Louise, b Rockwood circa 1856; m Toronto, Ontario 10 Sep 1880 Frederick
H, b Rockwood circa 1858, stone mason; d Rockwood 27 Feb 1924. Witness
'Mrs Johnson' of Rockwood,
b Rockwood 19 Jan 1861, m Toronto 10 Nov 1885 Annie G McMullin.
Living in Arthur, Manitoba, Canada
Augusta, b circa 1864; m Toronto 29 Dec 1886 David James Johnston.
b circa 1866
Ann, b 03 Nov 1816. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street,
Long Acre, London, 05 Mar 1827; m Utica, New
State, United States 16 Dec 1836, George Sylvester Tiffany (b circa
1804 Schoharie County, New York State),
He d Canada, 12 Nov 1855, aged 51. She returned to England
with her children. Living at Ramsgate, Kent in
Living at 13, Effingham Street, Ramsgate, Kent in 1871 where
she was working as a teacher.
Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1837;
Ann Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1838; m Rockwood,
Wellington County, Ontario, Canada 04
1880, William McCarthy (b circa 1828, Bristol, England), son of
Nathaniel and Elizabeth McCarthy.
Maria Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1843
Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 1847. Living with
mother at Ramsgate, Kent in 1861. Living at
Street, San Francisco, California in 1900, where she worked as a
music teacher. Returned to Canada
was living in Toronto in 1911 and 1921.
Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1858. Living with
his mother at Ramsgate, Kent, in 1861.
Rochfort, b 23 Sep 1822. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover
Street, Long Acre, London, 05 Mar 1827. Living at
Liverpool in 1881. Died 17 Nov 1893, Liverpool. Will
proved 17 Nov 1893. Probate value of estate was £1142.
Pigott, b 02 Feb 1825. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street,
Long Acre, London, 05 Mar 1827; m 1) William
Powell (b 25 Jan 1818), later County Judge of Wellington County,
Ontario, Canada. By this first marriage had
Murray Powell, b 24 Aug 1842. Later of El Paso, Texas, United
Bleecker Powell, b 05 Aug 1848; m Helen Esther Williams, daughter
of John George Williams. Collector of
d Aug 1854. She married 2) Dr. William Clarke (b 1813, County
Queens, Ireland), Mayor of Guelph 1864 and
and President of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario,
Canada. By this second marriage Clara
three further children:
Herbert Clarke, b 20 Jul 1859. Later of Palmerston, Wellington
County, Ontario, and Toronto; m 10
1891 Anne Clara Gertrude Small, daughter of Sydenham Small.
Edmond Clarke, b 29 Dec 1862. Died 19 Aug 1884, unmarried.
Rosa Clarke, m Richard Power Palmer.
Pigott Clarke died in 1880 and was buried at the Woodlawn Memorial
Park at Guelph, Wellington County,
b 18 Feb 1827. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street, Long
Acre, London, 05 Mar 1827.
Strange, b 4 Dec 1801, bp Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 19 Mar 1802; d
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, at the age of 12 and was bur