1d James Walter, b Kensington, 1847; bur 2 April 1915, age 68;
m Eleanor Otway, b Pimlico, c1871, d Kingston, Surrey, 20 Feb 1929,
age 63; both buried Richmond Cemetery.
The 1871 census of Chiswick (Oxford Lodge, Spencer Road)
James W. Strange, 33, wine merchant, b Brompton, Middx
Martha Strange, mother, 56, annuitant, b St Pancras
Orlando Strange, brother, 19, medical student, b St Pancras
Frederick W. Strange, brother, 17, clerk to wine merchant,
b St Pancras
Elizabeth Strange, sister, 15, scholar, b St Pancras
and 1 visitor and 3 servants.
The 1901 census of Richmond, Middx (24 Clarence Road) listed:
James Walter Strange, 53, auctioneer, b Kensington
Eleanor Strange, wife, 30, b Pimlico
Cecil Strange, son, 9, b East Molesley
Jack Royal Strange, son, 7, b Clapham
George Strange, son, 5, b Clapham.
Eleanor Otway Strange of Ebor House 59 The Green Kew Surrey
widow died 20 Feb 1929 at Tudor Lodge Upper Park-road Kingston
Surrey. Administration London 27 April to George Frederick
Strange traveller. Effects £70.
1e Cecil Barker, b East Molesley, 1891; d 13 April 1917.
Cecil Barker Strange, Driver, 926534. 55th Div. Ammunition
Col., Royal Field Artillery, who died on Friday 13 April 1917.
Age 25. Additional Information Son of Mrs. N. Strange, of Ebor
House, Kew Green, Kew, Surrey. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military
Cemetery, peringe, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave or
Reference Panel Number: XI. C. 40.
2e Jack Royal, b Clapham, c1894
3e George Frederick, b Clapham [Kew, Surrey, according to CEF
enlistment], 9 July 1895; enlisted in Canadian Expeditionary
Force, 18 Feb 1916 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, listed occupation as
farmer, unmarried, address Aberdeen House, Carlton Street,
Winnipeg; next of kin: (mother) Mrs Nellie Strange, The Green,
2d Orlando Wilfred (also known as Orlando Baily Strange), b 1851; bp
Old Church, St Pancras, 5 Sept 1851; d Alderbury, 1894;
(1) St Bride's Church London, 20 Sept 1882, Margaret G. Fry,
b Alderbury, Wilts, c1852, dau of Henry Fry, builder;
(2) Upton Warren, co Worcester, 6 June 1892 Anne Elizabeth Bird
He was a medical student living in his brother James's household at
Chiswick in the 1871 census. Listed in Kellys London directory 1892
living at 36 Deacon St Walworth Surrey. He is under Strange O.
The 1891 census of Lambeth (11 St Mary's Street):
Orlando B. Strange, 38, registered surgeon, b Paddington, London
Margaret G. Strange, wife, 39, b Alderbury, Wilts
and one visitor
(by second marriage)
1e Gertrude, b 28 Oct 1893; d 27 Dec 1964 [grandmother of John
3d Frederick William, b 1853; bp at Old Church, St Pancras, 24 March
1854; d Tokyo, Japan, 5 July 1889; m Japan, 29 Dec 1881 Edith
Dwight Sandford, b c1857; she remarried in Japan. His death was
reported in the Japanese newspapers and the North China Herald. He
was a teacher and rower and whilst in Japan had received the Order
of the Rising Sun.
1e Frederick Baily, b Yedo (now Tokyo), Japan, c1885
4d Elizabeth Patty, b 1855; bp Old Church, St Pancras, 1 Oct 1856;
m Edward Joseph Deer, Sept quarter 1881 Lambeth.
5d Kemp George, b 1856; bp Old Church St Pancras, 5 Oct 1859; d 1861.
6d Frank Hastings Strange, bp Old Church, St Pancras, 5 Oct 1859;
d Croydon, 1912, age 52;
m Annie --, b Croydon, c1864.
In the 1881 census he is found living as a boarder at 26 Keens Rd
Croydon Surrey and his occupation is Commercial Clerk.
The 1901 census of Croydon, Suffrey, listed:
Frank Strange, 41, b London, Commercial Clerk
Annie Strange, 37, b Croydon
Cecil Strange, 12, b Croydon
Lionel Strange, 8, b Croydon
Gladys Strange, 2, b Croydon.
The 1891 census of Croydon:
Frank H. Strange, 31, merchant clerk, b London
Annie A.A. Strange, wife, 27, b Croydon
Cecil F. Strange, son, 2, b Croydon
Dorothy A. Strange, dau, 7m, b Croydon
and 1 boarder, 1 servant
1e Cecil, b Croydon, c1889
2e Dorothy A., b Croydon, 1890
3e Lionel Hastings, b Croydon, 1893
4e Gladys, b Croydon, c1898
2c Julia Ann, bp St James, Westminster, 25 May 1819; bur All Hallows,
Bread Street, London, 1820
3c Emily Mary, bp St James, Westminster, 10 Nov 1820; m 1842, Thomas Archer.
The 1881 census of Battersea, Surrey, listed at 24 Tyneham Road:
George Knight, 52, b West Allington,Dorset, commercial clerk;
Rose Knight, wife, 26, b Essex;
Sydney Knight, son, 5, b Battersea, Surrey, scholar
Matthew Knight, son, 3, b Battersea, scholar
Emily Archer, mother-in-law, widow, 60, b Westminster, Middx, dressmaker.
4c Francis Thompson, bp St James, Westminster, 14 May 1823; d Hastings, 27 Nov
1893; m Tavistock, Devon, 24 July 1851 Charlotte Matilda Roussette Boothyer,
d Tonbridge, 21 June 1919, age 88.
The 1881 census of St Michael, Hastings, Sussex (7 Stratford Place):
Francis T. Strange, 57, b London, hosier & glover
Charlotte M. Strange, 50, b St Clement Danes, London
Alfred W. Strange, 28, b Clerkenwell, London, assistant
Frank E. Strange, 9, b Silverhill, Sussex, scholar
and one general servant.
By 1891 they have moved to 42 White Rock Place Hastings where they have living
with them their granddaughter Ethel Lilian Rodder age 10 who was born East End
London. Francis Thompson Strange of 42 White-rock Hastings hosier died 27
November 1893. Probate Lewes 28 December to Alfred Wellesley Strange hosier.
Charlotte Matilda Rousette Strange of 13 Buckingham-road Tunbridge Wells widow
died 21 June 1919 at Tunbridge Wells Union Infirmary Pembury Kent. Probate
London 24 September to Frank Edward Strange electrical engineer.
1d Alfred Wellesley, b Clerkenwell, 1853; d West Ashford, Kent, 26 Jan 1935;
m Hastings, 1890, Phillis Maria Spencer.
Alfred Strange 49 London Southwark London St Leonards Chair Maker
Alfred Wellesley Strange of 8 Bank-street Ashford Kent died 26 Jan 1935 at
the Ashford Hospital Ashford. Probate London 3 May to Phillis Maria Strange
widow Eric Strange draper and Lilian Howland (wife of Sidney Harold
Howland). Effects £4369.13s.1d.
3d Florence, m John Edward Price
5d Frank Edward, b Hastings, 1872; d there, 1957, age 85;
m Hastings, 1893 Charlotte Victoria ---, d Hastings, 17 Nov 1947
He was of Strange & Sons, Ltd, Electrical Engineers of Tunbridge Wells and
Charlotte Victoria Strange of 42 Lower Park-road Hastings (wife of Frank
Edward Strange) died 17 November 1947. Probate Lewes 31 January to the said
Frank Edward Strange electrical engineer and Olive Rousette Strange
spinster. Effects £1817 19s 10d
5c Frederick Metzner, bp St James, Westminster, 23 Jan 1825; d. Lewisham, 1886;
m St Pancras, 9 Jan 1894 Sabina Sarah Jones, b Westerham, Kent, c1825-33,
d Godstone, 1897, age 64. In the 1862 Kelly and Co directory of London,
Frederick is quoted as a oil and lamp importer at 3 Adelaide Pl, EC and by 1865
he has moved to 15 Cannon St. In the 1881 census Frederick is found at
Tormoham Devon as F M Strange and is a Commercial Traveller living at the
The 1881 census of Deptford, Kent (24 Amersham Road, St Paul's Parish):
Sarah Sabina Strange, wife (head), married, 56, b Westerham, Kent, no
Sybil Emily Strange, dau, unm, 31
Nina Strange, dau, unm, 22, b Islington, Middx
Franklin Christefor Strange, son, 19, b Walingham, Surrey, clerk.
The 1891 census of Lambeth (457 & 459 Brixton Road):
Sarah Sabina Strange, widow, 64, visitor in household of Charles John Biorn.
1d Sybil Emily, b Sevenoaks, 1850
2d Nina, b Islington, c1859
3d Franklin Christopher, b Wallingham, 1861
3a James, 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.
1b Richard Strange Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells 23 Feb 1774. Apprenticed to uncle,
Richard Strange, stay or corset maker of St James, Westminster, 29 Jul 1793;
m Jane Maitland, 1799 (nine children).
2b Sarah Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells 25 Dec 1777. Still a spinster at the time
her father completed his will on the 20 Feb 1813, aged 35.
3b Michael Taylor Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells 3 Oct 1779; d 1837. Will proved by
the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 15 Aug 1837. Upholsterer, lodging house
keeper and agent who also owned baths and a Bath House; m 1) Sarah Chapman (six
children); m 2) Tonbridge, Kent, 14 Jan 1815, Charlotte Dudley Stephens (three
4b Henry Stapley, bp Tunbridge Wells, 26 Oct 1783; fruiterer; m Speldhurst, Kent,
6 Apr 1813, Mary Chapman, by whom he had at least one son and two daughters.
Still living at the time of the 1851 Census.
5b Elizabeth Stapley, b 1784; m 29 Jan 1805, St George's Church, Hanover Square,
London, Thomas Stapley. Commissioned officer in the 35th Regiment of Foot.
Ensign, Apr 1805; Lieutenant, Aug 1806; Captain, Jul 1821; transferred from Half
Pay to the 34th Regiment of Foot, Apr 1825.
6b Charles Stapley, b 1793
6a Richard Strange, b Tunbridge Wells circa Mar/Apr 1748; bp Tunbridge Wells,
27 Apr 1750; d Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 7 Jan 1845 aged 96 9 months;
bur 11 Jan 1845. Stay or corset maker of 108 St Martin's Lane, London from at
least 1784 to 1791, then at 9 Warwick Street, behind Regent Street (St James,
Westminster), from 1792 to 1802. Returned to Tunbridge Wells around 1802 when
he and his eldest brother Edward appear in the Kent Poll Book for that year's
General Election under 'Tunbridge'. By 1807 he and his second wife had
diversified into the sale of fancy dress. Towards the end of his life Richard
kept 'Northumberland House,' Tunbridge Wells as a lodging house.
1) St Martin in the Fields, London, 17 Apr 1779, Ann Harrison (daughter of Charles
Harrison). Ann died childless and was buried at St Martin in the Fields, London
on the 13 Nov 1785.
2) St Dunstan in the West, London, 13 May 1787, Love Rood (b Gloucester Street, Red
Lion Square, London, 25 Jun 1765, probably the daughter of Timothy Rood,
shopkeeper of Duke Street, St James, and of Mary Gane. Among the witnesses at the
wedding was Sarah Ann Ustonson, who m Samuel Perchard Piggott at the same church
on the 21 Jul 1787). By 1825 Mrs Love Strange was trading under her own name in
Tunbridge Wells as a milliner (Pigot's Directory 1826). She died at Tunbridge
Wells in March 1835 (Kentish Gazette, issue 7 Apr 1835) and was buried 28 Mar
1835. Richard Strange died intestate. Letters of Administration granted to his
grandson, Henry Strange of Eramosa, Canada, on the 21 Jan 1846 by the Prerogative
Court of Canterbury ('Richard Strange late of Northumberland House Tunbridge
Wells in the County of Kent Gentleman widower....'). The Death Duty Registers
show that at the time of his death his estate was valued at less than £50.
1b Henry 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 1827, but stated principal
residence as Demerara. Emigrated to Guelph, Ontario, Canada, where he d of typhus fever
'aged 50' and 'formerly of the colony of Demerara' (Shipping and Mercantile Gazette,
15 Jun 1839).
1c Henry, b Guyana 16 Sep 1815. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street, Long Acre,
London, 24 Jun 1827; m Elizabeth Ann Malins (b 27 Jul 1823, parish of St Mary, Lambeth),
daughter of John Malins and Frances Martin Chambers. He d Rockwood, Wellington County,
Ontario, Canada, Nov 1906, aged 91. She d Rockwood 3 Feb 1920 aged 96 years 6 months.
1d Henry, b circa 1840.
2d Mary, b 7 Aug 1843. Music teacher, lived Rockwood. Died at the General
Hospital, Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, 8 Dec 1932
3d Frederick, b circa 1845.
4d Clara Elizabeth, b Rockwood circa 1848; m St John's Church, Rockwood,
1 Jan 1880 John Vivian; d 19 Nov 1880 in childbirth.
5d Jane, b circa 1850;
6d Annie Florence, b circa 1853; m York, Ontario 6 Jul 1874 Wilson Morton.
7d Helen Louise, b Rockwood circa 1856; m Toronto, Ontario 10 Sep 1880 Frederick
8d Charles H, b Rockwood circa 1858, stone mason; d Rockwood 27 Feb 1924.
Witness 'Mrs Johnson' of Rockwood, sister.
9d Edward, b Rockwood 19 Jan 1861, m Toronto 10 Nov 1885 Annie G McMullin.
Living in Arthur, Manitoba, Canada in 1921.
10d Emily Augusta, b circa 1864; m Toronto 29 Dec 1886 David James Johnston.
11d Francis, b circa 1866
2c Eliza Ann, b 03 Nov 1816. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street, Long Acre,
London, 05 Mar 1827; m Utica, New York State, United States 16 Dec 1836, George
Sylvester Tiffany (b circa 1804 Schoharie County, New York State), barrister.
He d Canada, 12 Nov 1855, aged 51. She returned to England with her children.
Living at Ramsgate, Kent in
1861. Living at 13, Effingham Street, Ramsgate, Kent in 1871 where she was
working as a teacher.
1d Ellen Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1837;
2d Eliza Ann Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1838; m Rockwood,
Wellington County, Ontario, Canada 04 Feb 1880, William McCarthy
(b circa 1828, Bristol, England), son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth McCarthy.
3d Clara Maria Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1843
4d Mary Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 1847. Living with mother
at Ramsgate, Kent in 1861. Living at McAllister Street, San Francisco,
California in 1900, where she worked as a music teacher. Returned to
Canada and was living in Toronto in 1911 and 1921.
5d George Tiffany, b Hamilton, Ontario, Canada circa 1858. Living with his
mother at Ramsgate, Kent, in 1861.
3c Ellen Rochfort, b 23 Sep 1822. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street, Long
Acre, London, 05 Mar 1827. Living at Toxteth, Liverpool in 1881. Died 17 Nov
1893, Liverpool. Will proved 17 Nov 1893. Probate value of estate was £1142.
4c Clara Pigott, b 02 Feb 1825. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street, Long
Acre, London, 05 Mar 1827; m 1) William Dummer Powell (b 25 Jan 1818), later
County Judge of Wellington County, Ontario, Canada. By this first marriage had
1d Clarence Murray Powell, b 24 Aug 1842. Later of El Paso, Texas, USA.
2d John Bleecker Powell, b 05 Aug 1848; m Helen Esther Williams, daughter of
John George Williams. Collector of Inland Revenue, Guelph.
He d Aug 1854. She married 2) Dr. William Clarke (b 1813, County Queens,
Ireland), Mayor of Guelph 1864 and 1865 and President of the College of
Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario, Canada. By this second marriage Clara
had three further children:
1d Lionel Herbert Clarke, b 20 Jul 1859. Later of Palmerston,
Wellington County, Ontario, and Toronto;
m 10 Feb 1891 Anne Clara Gertrude Small, daughter of Sydenham Small.
2d Harry Edmond Clarke, b 29 Dec 1862. Died 19 Aug 1884, unmarried.
3d Clara Rosa Clarke, m Richard Power Palmer.
Clara Pigott Clarke died in 1880 and was buried at the Woodlawn
Memorial Park at Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario.
5c Henrietta, b 18 Feb 1827. Bp Swedenborgian Chapel, Hanover Street, Long Acre,
London, 05 Mar 1827.
2b Ellen Strange, b 4 Dec 1801, bp Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 19 Mar 1802; d Tunbridge Wells, Kent, at the age of 12 and was bur 27 Mar 1814.