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Edinburgh St John & St Cuthbert
Burial from MI
Louisa Strange buried 1895 aged 87 wife of Archibald Trotter (buried 1884 aged 45) and a
daughter, Mary Caroline Trotter (buried 1919 aged 79) (Image Available)
Williamson's directory for the city of Edinburgh, Canongate, Leith, and suburbs
June 1784 to June 1785; Published in Edinburgh 1784; printed for P. Williamson
City of Edinburgh - Page 89 David Strange, Dancing Master, Todricks's Wynd

From Myra MURBY (myra.murby[at]dsl[dot]pipex[dotcom) August 2006:
Nora Kathleen Strange aka Mrs Nora Kathleen Begbie Stanley
"I am trying to find out as much as I can about Nora K Strange, born 11 September1885, a romantic novelist. She comes from the Scottish side, probably related to the Anstruthers, and was well connected. I have traced a society photograph of her from the nineteen thirties.  I can't trace her death or will. She married into the Stanley family and she did live in Kenya in the early nineteen hundreds and wrote about it. She was writing fiction until the fifties at least.  Romantic novelists were not highly regarded, so, although prolific, nothing much has been recorded about her and her old publishers are now all defunct and the firms that bought them have destroyed their records.
I am trying to find out about what sort of person she was and would appreciate any leads which people can give me.It would be great to be able to talk to anybody who new her.
[Ed - I have been doing a little work with Myra to try and find some more.  We know she was born September 11 1885 and we do have a mention of her in the Calendar of Wills:
"James Anstruther Strange of Tamok Rubber Estates Mergui Lower Burma died 11 June 1930 at the Mergui Hospital Lower Burma. Administration London 23 Aug to Nora Kathleen Begbie Stanley (wife of Edward Gower Stanley). Effects 5103.13s.3d."]


From Archie Lumsden I am the Sennachie (Historian) for the House of Lumsden Association. I am acqainted with MajorTimothy Lumisden Strange (House of Strange Association) of Balcaskie, who in 1995 was recognised by the Court of the Lord Lyon in Scotland as Chief of the Name and Arms of Strang/Strange as the direct male descendant of Sir Robert Strange and Isabella Lumisden.

  From Andrew Sellon My paternal grandmother was Gwendolyn DUNDAS, (of the Arniston branch). My sister Suzan married a LUMSDEN. Both these families have STRANGE links.

Subject: Strange / Dundas / Lumsden
I can publish the wodge of STRANGEs that particularly interest me; those that link in with the Dundas's of Arniston and also the Lumsden family, (various spellings). I have a line back from Sir Robert Strange to John STRANG of Balcaskie, (b. mid 1300s), married to Cecilia de ANSTRUTHER.  Please note that these have NOT been verified, but are a working list only.

Descendants of Robert Strange, Sir (Kt):
1 STRANGE, Robert, Sir (Kt) b: 14 Jul 1721 in ? d: 05 Jul 1792 in ?
. +LUMSDEN, Isabella b: 1719 in ? m: 1746 in 1792 d: 28 Feb 1806 in ?
2 [3] STRANGE, James Charles Stuart b: 01 Aug 1753 in ? d: 06 Dec 1840 in Airth Castle 
. +DURHAM, Margaret, of Largo b: Unk in ? m: 18 Feb 1785 in ? d: Apr 1791 in ?
... 3 STRANGE, Isabella Katherine b: 1787 in ? d: 1848 in Southampton, dsp
.... +MURRAY, James Wolfe,of Cringletie (Ld Cringletie) b: Unk in ? m: 04 Apr 1807
      in ? d: Unk in ?
*2nd Wife of [3] STRANGE, James Charles Stuart:
.... +DUNDAS, Anne b: 28 Sep 1768 in ? m: 18 Dec 1798 in ? d:Jan 1852 in Edinburgh
... 3 STRANGE, Mary Anne b: Unk in ? d: 1889 in ?
. .. +DUNDAS, William Pitt, CB JP b: Unk in ? m: 1830 in ? d: 1883 in ?
..... 4 DUNDAS, Robert James, Canon b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
...... +GWYN_JEFFREYS, Anne Mary b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
....... 5 DUNDAS, Robert Nevill b: Unk in ? d: 27 August 1941in Edinburgh
........ +LANCASTER, Cecil Mary b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? 
.......... 6 DUNDAS, Henry Lancester Nevill, Capt b: 05 Feb 1897 in Edinburgh d: 27 Sep 1918
             Killed in action, Canal du Nord
.......... 6 DUNDAS, Anne Ethel Violet Montagu b: 1901 in Edinburgh d: 1996 in London
........... +CAREY, Peter Chas. Sandeman Tupper, Capt, {Hf11} b: 09 May 1902 in Lowestoft
............ 7 CAREY, Christina Adelaide, (tw of Simon), {Hf17 b: 13 Nov 1929 in Edinburgh
............. +RUTHVEN-STUART, Ian Alexander b: Abt. 1925 in ? m: 1953 in HM Dockyard,
               Portsmouth
............ 7 CAREY, Elizabeth Anne, {Hf19} b: 16 Aug 1938 in Edinburgh
............. +FOSTER-HALL, John, Lt Cdr b: 15 Nov 1932 in Hoylake, Cheshire m: 06 Jul 1957
               in HM Dockyard, Portsmouth d: 02 Feb 1974 in Oxford 
............ 7 CAREY, Janet Cecil, {Hf20} b: 07 January 1941 in Edinburgh
............. +MACKINTOSH, Iain b: Unk in ? m: Unk in London
...........6 DUNDAS, Celia Margaret b: Abt. 1913 in ?
........... +EUMAN, Thomas Todd, aka Bill b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
........5 DUNDAS, Gwenyth Annie, ROCKSHAW RD, MERSTHAM b: 1868 in ? d: 09 November 1945 in
          Merstham, Surrey. Surrey S.E. District, Dec; 2a, 654
........ +SELLON, Robert Percy b: 18 Apr 1864 in ? m: Unk in ? d: 11 Jan 1928 in
          Godstone District, March; 2a, 341
.......... 6 SELLON, Robert Dundas, Lt.Col. b: 01 June 1907 in Merstham, Surrey. Reigate
             District, 3q; 2a, 203 d: July 1974 in Swanmore, Hampshire
........... +RENNY, Joan Alice Vera b: 1910 in ?, India m: 25 Feb 1932 in Fleet, Hants?
             d: 1991 in Ipswich, Suffolk
............ 7 SELLON, Suzan Angela b: 03 Jun 1941 in Yateley, Hants. Aldershot District,
               Jun; 2c, 518 d: 03 May 1984 in Banchory Devinick, Aberdeen, Scotland
............. +LUMSDEN, Kenneth Ian Hugh, Capt b: 1935 in Simla, India
.......... 6 SELLON, David Dundas b: 16 Jun 1912 in Merstham, Surrey. Reigate District,
             3q; 2a, 391 d: 02 March 1987 in Bexhill On Sea, Sussex, dsp
........... +BATTY, Gwendolen Kathleen b: Unk in ? m: 12 September 1956 in Horshell,
             Woking, Surrey d: 18 March 1993 in Bexhill On Sea, Sussex
.......... 6 SELLON, Rachel Margaret Dundas b: 17 Jul 1901 in Sandersted, Surrey. Croydon
             District, 3q; 2a, 283 d: 06 May 1994 in Widford, Oxford
........... +MCNAUGHT, Robert Stephen, Brig. DSO b: 25 Aug 1901 in Capetown, South Africa
             m: 16 Jul 1927 in Merstham, Surrey. St.Katherine's d: 22 Mar 1968 in Redhill,
             Surrey.
........5 [7] DUNDAS, Helen Margaret b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
........ +SANDBACH, ?, 1st h. of Helen Dundas b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
....... 5 DUNDAS, Mary W b: Unk in ? d: Abt. 1942 in ? 
........ +VESSEY, George Bass, Canon b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ?d: Unk in ?
....... 5 DUNDAS, Anabel, (dd young) b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
......4 DUNDAS, Montagu b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?, dsp 
......4 DUNDAS, George Smythe b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
...... +ROSS, Georgina b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
....... 5 DUNDAS, Robert Hamilton b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
....... 5 DUNDAS, Mary Clementine b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
........ +FINLAY, John b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
....... 5 DUNDAS, Dorothy b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
......4 DUNDAS, Anne Elizabeth b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?
......4 DUNDAS, Louisa b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?, unm
......4 DUNDAS, Mary b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?, unm
......4 DUNDAS, Adela b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?, unm
... 3 STRANGE, Louisa Jane b: Abt. 1807 in ? d: 15 August 1895 in ?
.... +TROTTER, Archibold, of Dreghorne JP b: 10 Apr 1799 in ? m: 27 Nov 1828 in ? d: Unk
.... *2nd Wife of [8] TROTTER, James Stuart, RN: 
.... +DERENDA, Ada b: Unk in ? m: 12 October 1910 in ? d: Unk in ?
2 [9] STRANGE, Thomas Andrew William Lumsden, Sir (Kt) b: 30 Nov 1756 in ? d: 16 Jul 1841
      in ?
.... +ANSTRUTHER, Janet, of Balcaskie b: Unk in ? m: 1797 in ? d: 1799 in Madras ... 3 STRANGE, x 1 daughter, of Thomas & Janet b: Unk in ? d: 1799 in ?, dd an infant *2nd Wife of [9] STRANGE, Thomas Andrew William Lumsden, Sir (Kt): .... +BURROUGHS, Louisa b: Unk in Castle Bagshaw m: October 1806 in ? d: Unk in ? ... 3 [10] STRANGE, Thomas Lumisden b: 04 July 1808 in Madras d: Unk in ? .... +TICKELL, Mary Rosa b: Unk in ? m: 201 in ? d: Unk in? ......4 STRANGE, Lumisden b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? .......+RIDEOUT, Alice b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in? ........5 STRANGE, Andrew Lumisden b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ........5 STRANGE, x4 daughters, of Lumisden & Alice b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ......4 STRANGE, Mary b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ...... +FITZROY, Charles Cavendish, Maj b: Unk in ? m: Unkd:Unk in ? ......4 STRANGE, Louisa Anne b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ..*2nd Wife of [10] STRANGE, Thomas Lumisden: ..+BEGBIE, Emily Burn b: Unk in ? m: 202 in ? d: Unk in ? ......4 STRANGE, William Lumisden b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ...... +COBBOLD, Rose, of Capel Hall, Sflk b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Alfred Charles b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ......4 STRANGE, Arthur James b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ......4 STRANGE, Nina Emily b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ... 3 STRANGE, William Robert, Col b: 07 February 1809 in Madras d:Unk in ? .... +TYLER, Charlotte Jane b: Unk in of Cottrell, Glam m: 1833 in India d: Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE-MURE, William Thomas Henry b: March 1834 in India d: Unk in ? ...... +BRAGG, ? b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ........ 5 STRANGE, x3, of William & ? b: Unk ........ 5 STRANGE, x1 b: Unk ..... 4 STRANGE, James Douglas b: Unk in India d: 1862 in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Alexander b: Unk in ? d: Unk in dd 4/5 yrs ..... 4 STRANGE, Charlotte b: Unk in ? d: Unk in dd an infant ... 3 STRANGE, James Newburgh, Adm b: 02 October 1812 in Madras d:Unk in ? .... +EYRE, Charlotte Maria b: Unk in of Warrens, Hants m:Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, James Stuart b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ...... +DENSHIRE, Henrietta b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d:Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Charles Vernon, RN b: Unk in ? d: 1878 drowned at sea (HMS Eurydice), dsp ..... 4 STRANGE, Andrew b: Unk in ? d: Unk in dd an infant ..... 4 STRANGE, Walter b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?, aged 15yrs ..... 4 STRANGE, Harry b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ?, dd aged 7yrs ..... 4 STRANGE, Charlotte b: Unk in ? d: Unk in dd an infant ..... 4 STRANGE, Letitia Georgina b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ... 3 STRANGE, Alexander b: Unk in ? d: Unk in dd in childhood ... 3 STRANGE, Alexander, Lt Col, FRS b: 27 April 1818 in London d: 09 March 1876 in ? .... +DAVIES, Adelaide Bruce b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Alexander Burroughs b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Julia Fannie b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Adelaide Stanley Tyler b: Unk in ? d: Unk in? ..... 4 STRANGE, Mary Bruce b: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? ....3 STRANGE, Robert Anstruther b: 07 Aug 1832 in Boulogne d: Jul 1857 in West Malling, Kent ... 3 STRANGE, Charles John, Maj b: 27 April 1824 in Boulogne d: 26 January 1862 in ? .... +CAMERON, Emma Brownmill b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d:Unk in ? ..... 4 STRANGE, Robert George, Maj b: Abt. 1861 in ? d: Unk in? ... 3 STRANGE, Louisa b: 1810 in ? d: 1810 in ? ... 3 STRANGE, Louisa, "Aunt Loo" b: 13 June 1811 in India d: Aft.1883 in ?, dsp .... +MURE, Phillilp William b: Unk in of Westham, Essex (fam of Mure of Caldwell, Ayrshire) m: 05 February 1833 in ? d: Unk in ? ... 3 STRANGE, Isabella b: 05 April 1816 in ? d: 19 January 1879 in ? .... +TROTTER, Alexander, of Dreghorn b: 05 April 1816 in India m: 102 in ? d: 1866 in ? ... 3 STRANGE, Letitia b: 16 February 1820 in Boulogne d: 04 July 1839 in Milverton, Warks ... 3 STRANGE, Anne b: 21 January 1831 in ? d: Aft. 1883 in ? .... +FFOULKES, Edmund Salusbury, Rev b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: Unk in ? 2 STRANGE, Robert Montagu b: 1760 in ? d: 1811 in dsp .+HARGRAVE, ? b: Unk in ? m: Unk in ? d: 1811 in ?, 2 STRANGE, Mary Bruce b: 1749 in ? d: 1784 in dsp 2 STRANGE, Isabella Katherine b: 1759 in ? d: 1849 in ?, dsp I would be more than pleased to receive any corrections, amendments or additions to the above Yours aye Andrew Sellon, East Anglia

This was found in The Scotsman newspaper archives-  Death/Funeral notice 28 Sept 1918
"STRANG - At 1 Moira Terrace,Edinburgh on 27th September 1918, William Strang, Commercial Superintendant of the North British Railway in his 85th year.  Funeral from 1 Moira Terrace on Monday at 8.30am, thence by 9.30am train from Waverley Station to Largo (arriving 11.47am).  Friends please accept this as the only intimation."  


From Ed Hanson
"Church Times" (8 June 2007)
Canon Mark Strange, Rector of Holy Trinity, Elgin, has been elected as the new Bishop for the diocese of Moray, Ross & Caithness.  On hearing of his election, Canon Strange said that he was "excited by this opportunity".  He is married with three children, and has a great love of the outdoors, including hill-walking and camping.  The installation of the new Bishop will take place in October in St Andrew's Cathedral, Inverness.