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PREROGATIVE COURT OF CANTURBURY
WILLS INDEX FROM 1610 TO 1847

The following list has been produced from information kindly submitted by Heather Olsen and Richard Carruthers-Zurowski; it includes all variants of the name of STRANGE.  Where will transcripts are available to me I have included a direct link to the transcript; in some cases transcribers have reatained them and their contact details are provided:

 Covering    PROB
  Date       11/                             Scope
 
1610 Jun 21  116  Will of Helene Strainge, Gentleman of Cirencester, Gloucestershire
1610 Oct 19  116  Will of John Strange of Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire
1613 Nov 26  122  Will of Michael Strange of Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire 
(See Gloucester page for family of James Peto-Gundersen) 1616 Jul 26 128 Will of Gorge Strange or Strange, Shipwright of Littleham, Devon 1618 Nov 26 132 Will of John Strange alias Huycke or Huicke, Miller of Lechlade, GLS 1621 Jan 01 137 Will of Phillip Strange, Merchant of Northam, Devon 1621 Nov 06 138 Sentence of Philippi Strange of Northam, Devon 1628 May 29 153 Will of John Strange of Stanton Barnard, Wiltshire 1629 Jul 20 159 Will of Anne Strange, Widow of Chesterton, Gloucestershire 1631 Apr 26 159 Will of Robert Straunge of Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire 1631 Jun 07 160 Will of Anthony Strange, Yeoman of Siston, Gloucestershire 1631 Jul 31 160 Sentence of Robert Strange of Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire 1639 May 20 180 Will of Jane Strange, Widow of Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire 1641 Jul 14 186 Will of Thomas Strange, Glover of Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire 1646 Feb 02 195 Will of Mary Strange of Pleshey Lodge, Essex 1647 May 07 200 Will of John Strange, Merchant of Bideford, Devon 1651 Jan 23 215 Will of Alexander Strange, Vicar of Layston, Hertfordshire 1651 Feb 14 215 Will of Edward Strange, Blacksmith of Bicknoller, Somerset 1652 Feb 16 220 Will of Walter Strainge, Yeoman of Abson, Gloucestershire 1654 Nov 17 237 Will of Julian Strange of Fremington, Devon 1656 Feb 05 252 Will of John Strounge of Wootton Courtney, Somerset 1657 Nov 18 269 Will of Phillip Strainge or Straing, Husbandman of Kintbury, Berkshire 1657 Nov 21 271 Will of John Strange, Yeoman of Toddington, Bedfordshire 1658 Oct 28 282 Will of Joseph Strange or Strainge of Kensington, Middlesex 1658 Dec 24 285 Will of John Strange of Winwick, Lancashire 1659 Mar 18 288 Will of James Strange, Yeoman of Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset 1659 May 03 291 Will of William Strainge, Husbandman of Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire 1660 Apr 10 298 Will of William Strange, Yeoman of Stanton, Wiltshire 1660 Sep 26 301 Will of Hamon Le Strange or L'Estrange of Pakenham, Suffolk 1663 Dec 22 312 Will of Edmund Strainge, Yeoman of Highworth, Wiltshire 1664 Jun 25 314 Will of William Strange, Grocer, Tyler and Bricklayer of Saint
Bartholomew Exchange, City of London 1664 Aug 09 315 Will of Christopher Strange 1664 Dec 02 315 Sentence of Christopher Strange of Hackney, Middlesex 1674 Jul 18 345 Will of Margaret Strange, Widow of London 1679 Jan 03 359 Will of Mary Strange, Widow and Feltmaker of Saint Olave Southwark, Surrey 1680 Jun 14 364 Will of Phillip Strange, Mariner of Woolwich, Kent 1682 Jun 14 370 Will of William Strange, Blacksmith of Turweston, Buckinghamshire 1686 May 01 383 Will of William Strainge of Great Farringdon, Berkshire 1690 Mar 26 399 Will of Katherine Strainge, Widow of Saint Andrew Holborn, Middlesex 1690 Mar 29 399 Will of Nathaniel Strange, Mercer of London 1695 Aug 22 427 Will of William Strange, Painter Stainer of London 1698 Apr 03 445 Will of John Strange, late belonging to His Majesty's Ship Vanguard but in the Kings Ship Bristol, Bachelor 1699 Aug 04 452 Will of Dorothy Strange of Precinct of the Cathedral Norwich 1700 Feb 26 454 Will of Hugh Strange, Gardener of Saint Leonard Shoreditch, Middlesex 1703 Mar 03 469 Will of Elizabeth Strange, Singlewoman of London 1704 Aug 04 477 Will of Adam Strange alias Stringe, Baker of Saint Clement Danes, Middlesex 1705 Mar 14 481 Will of John Strang, Merchant of Saint Michael Bordeaux, France 1705 May 02 484 Will of William Strange, Yeoman of Toddington, Bedfordshire
- Contact Joan Kemp 1707 May 10 494 Will of Elizabeth Lestrange , Spinster of Saint Mary Abchurch ,
City of London
1711 Feb 21 519 Will of Thomas Strange of Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire 1712 Jan 02 525 Will of William Strang, Mariner bound to Sea in the Marlborough of
Saint Saviour Southwark, Surrey 1716 Jan 18 550 Will of John Strainge, Gentleman of Lechlade, Gloucestershire 1716 Feb 16 550 Will of Nicholas Strainge, Clothworker of London 1719 Nov 25 571 Will of David Strang, Merchant of Greenwich, Kent 1720 May 03 574 Will of John Strange, Gentleman of Coney Hatch, Middlesex 1720 Aug 02 575 Will of Jane Strang, Spinster of Greenwich, Kent 1721 Jun 05 580 Will of John Lestrange, now belonging to the Ship called the Mary 1724 Jan 02 595 Will of Samuel Strange, Cutler of London 1725 Jun 25 604 Will of Sir Nicolas L'Estrange of Gressenhall, Norfolk 1726 Mar 01 608 Will of David Strang, Merchant of East Greenwich, Kent 1726 Oct 03 611 Will of John Strange of Saint Bride, City of London 1727 Apr 24 615 Will of John Strange, Mariner of Saint Dunstans Stepney, Middlesex 1730 May 27 637 Will of Catherine Strange, Spinster of Willey, Shropshire 1730 Dec 15 641 Will of Anthony Strange, Yeoman of Siston, Gloucestershire 1733 Feb 01 657 Will of Mary Strang, Widow of Greenwich, Kent 1740 Nov 29 706 Will of John Strang, Mariner of Saint John Wapping, Middlesex 1744 Nov 29 736 Will of John Lestrange 1746 Feb 03 745 Will of Thomas Strange, Waterman of Christ Church, Surrey 1747 Nov 13 758 Will of George Strange 1751 Jan 29 785 Will of Moses Strange, Yeoman of Bitton, Gloucestershire 1753 Jan 23 799 Will of Francis Strange, Mariner of Stepney, Middlesex Link to Canterbury PCC Wills index book (Society of Genealogists, Anthony Camp) it quoted "fpts" and in the introduction of abbreviations it said "in foreign parts"   1754 Jun 05 809 Will of The Right Honorable, Sir John Strange, late Master of the Rolls 1755 May 22 816 Will of Jonathan Strange, Merchant of Bideford, Devon 1757 Jan 19 827 Will of Edmund Strange of Rochester, Kent 1759 Mar 14 845 Will of Roger Lestrange or L'Estrange , Mariner belonging to His
Majesty's Ship the Royal Sovereign
1763 Nov 17 893 Will of Mary Strange, Widow of Rochester, Kent 1764 Mar 05 897 Will of Emilia Strange, Spinster of Saint George Bloomsbury, Middlesex 1764 Jun 05 899 Will of Robert L'Estrange , Surgeons Mate of His Majesty's Navy 1766 Mar 15 917 Will of William Strange, Cutler of Saint Bride, City of London 1770 Mar 01 956 Will of Hamon L'Estrange of Saint James's in Bury Saint Edmunds , Suffolk 1770 Oct 23 961 Will of Roger Strange, Gentleman of Tonbridge, Kent
1771 Aug 27 970 Will of The Right Honorable James Smith Stanley commonly called Lord
Viscount Strange 1771 Dec 04 973 Will of William Strange, Timber Measurer of Stepney, Middlesex 1772 Jun 27 978 Will of John Strange, Yeoman of Lechlade, Gloucestershire 1773 May 10 988 Will of George Strange, Mariner of Flushing, Cornwall 1775 Nov 14 1013 Will of Richard Strange, Victualler of Saint Margaret Westminster, MDX 1784 Feb 23 1114 Will of Benjamin Strange, Innholder of Windlesham, Surrey 1786 Nov 02 1147 Will of William Strange, Chinaman of Oxford, Oxfordshire 1788 Apr 22 1165 Will of John Strange, Gentleman of Bideford, Devon 1789 Dec 17 1186 Will of John Strange of Hammersmith, Middlesex 1790 Feb 01 1189 Will of James Strange, Cheesemonger of Bishopsgate Street, City of London 1790 Mar 16 1190 Will of Sarah Strange, Widow of Barking Creek, Essex 1792 Aug 29 1222 Will of Sir Robert Strange of Saint Giles in the Fields, Middlesex 1793 Apr 29 1231 Will of Dorothea Strange, Spinster of Bideford, Devon 1795 May 28 1261 Will of Edward Strange, Malster of Putney, Surrey 1797 Sep 23 1296 Will of Thomas Strange otherwise Strainge, Gentleman of Bensington, OXF Contact Ed Hanson 1798 Jul 16 1310 Will of Anne L'Estrange , Spinster of Bury Saint Edmunds , Suffolk 1798 Aug 16 1311 Will of Henry Paisley L'Estrange of Moystown , Kings County
1799 Jul 03 1327 Will of John Strange of Portland Place, Middlesex 1801 Jul 02 1360 Will of John Strange, Merchant of Northam, Devon 1803 Nov 22 1401 Will of Mary Strange, Widow of Old Street Road, Middlesex 1806 Jun 07 1445 Will of Dame Isabella Strange, Widow of East Acton, Middlesex 1806 Jul 15 1447 Will of Maria Strange, Spinster of Bideford, Devon 1806 Aug 21 1447 Will of The Most Noble Charlotte Duchess of Atholl Countess of Atholl and
Baroness Strange, Dowager Widow 1808 Aug 29 1484 Will of Edward Strange of Tunbridge Wells, Kent 29 August 1808 Nov 16 1489 Will of Alice Strange, Spinster of Shitlington, Bedfordshire 1811 Aug 21 1525 Will of Lawrence Strange of Saint Marylebone, Middlesex 1811 Oct 15 1526 Will of Grace Strange, Widow of Cerne Abbas, Dorset 1811 Dec 11 1528 Will of Eleanor Strange, Widow of Warwick, Warwickshire 1814 May 13 1556 Will of Sarah Garlick heretofore Sarah Strange, Wife of Pisford, NTH 1815 Aug 22 1572 Will of John Strange, Yeoman of Sturminster Newton Castle, Dorset 1817 Sep 01 1596 Will of Daniel Strange, Sadler of Old Market Street Bristol, GLS 1820 Mar 04 1627 Will of William Strange, Gentleman of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
- Contact Heather Olsen 1821 May 22 1644 Will of William Strange, Gentleman of Toddington, Bedfordshire
- Contact Joan Kemp 1821 Jul 27 1646 Will of William Strange, Wheelwright of Silsoe, Bedfordshire 1822 Jan 26 1652 Will of Robert Strainge, Yeoman of Highworth, Wiltshire 1823 Mar 05 1668 Will of Robert Thomas L'Estrange , Gentleman, Lieutenant on Half Pay in the Royal Wagon Train of Saint Pancras , Middlesex 1823 May 10 1671 Will of William George Strange, Surgeon's Instrument Maker of Saint Bartholomew the Less, City of London 1824 Feb 28 1682 Will of Edward Hilder Strange, Innholder of Sunbridge Wells, Kent
- Contact Ed Hanson [N.B. place name should read Tunbridge Wells, RHBC note, 28 October 2003] 1824 Oct 20 1691 Will of William Strange, Fruiterer of Cookham, Berkshire 1825 Aug 30 1703 Will of Jane Strange, Spinster of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
- Contact Heather Olsen 1826 Apr 22 1711 Will of John Strange of Foley Place Portland Chapel, Middlesex 1826 Jul 11 1714 Will of Susanna Strange, Spinster of Highworth, Wiltshire 1826 Jul 13 1714 Will of Robert Strange, Yeoman of South Marston, Wiltshire 1826 Jul 31 1715 Will of James Strange, Draper of Swindon, Wiltshire 1829 May 09 1756 Will of Charlotte Strange, Widow of Kettering, Northamptonshire 1830 May 15 1771 Will of Thomas Strange, Blacksmith and Farrier of Nettlebed, Oxfordshire 1830 Sep 18 1776 Will of Ann Strange, Wife of Abingdon, Berkshire 1831 Oct 19 1791A Will of John Strange, Blacksmith of Ellesmere, Shropshire 1831 Nov 05 1792 Will of Sarah Strange, Wife of Banbury, Oxfordshire 1831 Nov 16 1792 Will of Daniel Strang, Dyer of Trowbridge, Wiltshire 1832 Oct 11 1807 Will of George Strange, Tailor of Lambeth, Surrey 1833 Mar 22 1813 Will of John Strange, Master Mariner now Master of the Brigantine of Saint George in the East, Middlesex 1833 Nov 02 1824 Will of Elizabeth Strainge, Widow of Hanover Square, Middlesex 1836 Mar 04 1859 Will of William Strange of Upton, Essex 1836 Dec 01 1870 Will of John Strange, Yeoman of Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire 1836 Dec 29 1870 Will of Edward Strange, Yeoman of Doynton, Gloucestershire 1837 Apr 10 1877 Will of John Salters Strange, Bachelor of Trowbridge, Wiltshire 1839 Feb 19 1906 Will of Frances Collis otherwise Strange, Spinster of West Ham, Essex 1839 Feb 21 1907 Will of Thomas Strange, Silversmith of High Wickham, Buckinghamshire
- Contact Heather Olsen 1840 Apr 11 1926 Will of Joseph Strange, Beast and Sheep Salesman of Clerkenwell, Middlesex 1840 May 28 1928 Will of Francis Strange, Gentleman of Hoxton, Middlesex 1840 Nov 25 1936 Will of James Strange 1841 Aug 19 1950 Will of Sir Thomas Andrew Strange of No 31 Upper Harley Street, Middlesex 1841 Dec 10 1955 Will of Lucy Williams formerly Strange, Wife of Albion Street Hyde Park,
Middlesex 1841 Dec 23 1955 Will of John Strange of Circus Road Saint John's Wood in the Regents Park,
Middlesex 1842 Jan 11 1957 Will of John Strange of Enfield, Middlesex 1842 Feb 14 1958 Will of Mary Strange, Spinster of Kettering, Northamptonshire 1842 May 05 1963 Will of John Strange, Gentleman of Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire 1843 Apr 12 1978 Will of Samuel Strange, Gentleman of Helmdon, Northamptonshire
- Contact Heather Olsen 1843 Nov 17 1989 Will of Robert Strange, Coachmaker of Mile End Road, Middlesex 1845 Mar 31 2014 Will of Thomas L'Estrange , Lieutenant General in Her Majesty's Army of York Terrace Regents Park , Middlesex 1846 Feb 02 2031 Will of Solomon Strang, Gentleman of Woolwich, Kent 1846 Jun 08 2038 Will of Edward Strange of Heston, Middlesex 1847 Aug 04 2061 Will of Elizabeth Strange, Wife of Naples, Kingdom of Sicily 1847 Aug 27 2061 Will of John Strange, Farmer of Harrow, Middlesex 1848 Jan 11 2068 Will of Joshua Freeman otherwise Freman Strang, China Merchant
of Woolwich, Kent 1848 Jun 26 2077 Will of Hannah Strange, Widow of Rye, Sussex 1848 Jun 26 2077 Will of James Strang of Salisbury, Wiltshire 1848 Sep 05 2081 Will of William Strange, Yeoman of Nettleton, Wiltshire 1849 Feb 08 2088 Will of Ann Strange, Widow of Kensington, Middlesex 1849 Apr 05 2092 Will of Isabella Katharina Strange of No 12 Laura Place Southampton,
Hampshire 1849 Jun 20 2095 Will of Maria Strange of Saint Andrew under Shaft, City of London 1849 Jul 20 2097 Will of William Strange, Gentleman of Lambeth, Surrey 1849 Aug 20 2098 Will of Aaron Strange, Yeoman of Cold Ashton, Gloucestershire 1850 Apr 05 2112 Will of Sophia Strainge, Spinster of Bensington, Oxfordshire
- Contact Ed Hanson 1851 May 09 2133 Will of John William Strath Strange, Upholsterer Grocer of Marylebone
Chelsea, Middlesex Please note that this is in fact two wills that have become entangled in
the indexing somehow. When looking at this will on the documents online
site Valerie Fairbrass found one will for John Straith, upholsterer and a
second will for William Strange, Cheesemonger of Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. 1852 Apr 10 2150 Will of The Honorable Ann Dundas otherwise Strange, Widow
- Contact Andrew Sellon whoremarked, "A 3rd great grandmother of mine,
on my paternal mother's side"
1852 Aug 12 2158 Will of William Strange, Cowkeeper of Greenwich, Kent 1852 Sep 18 2159 Will of William Strange, Watchmaker of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
- Contact Heather Olsen 1852 Dec 13 2164 Will of Thomas Strange, Quarryman, Slater and Plasterer of Ampney Saint
Peter, Gloucestershire 1853 Apr 27 2171 Will of John Strange , Farmer of Toddington , Bedfordshire
- Contact Joan Kemp
1853 Jul 20 2176 Will of Thomas Strange, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy of Appleford, BRK
1854 Dec 13 2203 Will of Frances Strange, Spinster of Brighton, Sussex
1856 Jan 23 2226 Will of John Holder Strange, Gentleman of No 8 Park Place Highbury, MDX
1856 Mar 03 2229 Will of Francis Strange, Wine Merchant of Abingdon, Berkshire
1856 Mar 18 2229 Will of Thomas Strange of Padworth, Berkshire
1856 Apr 09 2231 Will of Joseph Strange, Yeoman of Sturminster Newton, Dorset
1856 Apr 21 2231 Will of Ann Strange, Widow of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Somerset
1856 Aug 15 2238 Will of Isaac Strange, Butcher of Keynsham, Somerset
1857 Mar 19 2248 Will of Elizabeth Strange of Bedford, Bedfordshire
1857 Jul 08 2255 Will of Mary Elizabeth Strange, Wife of Abingdon, Berkshire
1857 Sep 14 2258 Will of Robert Anstruther Strange of Saint Marylebone, Middlesex
1857              Administration: Intestate William LeStrange;
administrator:  E.M. LESTRANGE; Residence:  Bethnal Green, London;
Court Where Granted:  London - 20.
Here are references to persons with Strange or variant as part of their forename from
PCC wills index:
1734 Sep 18 667 Will of Sir Strange Jocelyn of Hydehall, Hertfordshire
1737 Nov 18 686 Will of Strange Pickard, Merchant of Fort Marlborough on the West Coast of the Island of Sumatra, East Indies
1824 Aug 19 1689 Will of Jane Strange Smythies, Widow of Colchester, Essex
1825 Sep 27 1703 Will of Robert Strainge Barry, Farmer of Jury Street Aldgate, City of London
1837 May 03 1878 Will of Walter Strange Page, Gentleman of Rochester, Kent
1839 Mar 21 1908 Will of Anne Strange Webb, Widow of Great Horkesley, Essex
1841 Feb 23 1940 Will of Reverend John Strange Dandridge, Rector, Clerk of Rousham, OXF
                 Of interest to Naomi <naomi[dot]tarrant[at]virgin[dot]net
1845 Mar 27 2013 Will of The Venerable James Strange Butson, Clerk, Archdeacon of Clonfert,                   Galway. Of interest to James Kenny (jjk(at)iol(dot)ie) - See BUTSON page 1849 Aug 04 2098 Will of Joseph Strange Michell, Yeoman of Hazlebury Bryan, Dorset 1852 Nov 08 2162 Will of John Strange Winstanley, Auctioneer of Paternoster Row,   City of London 1856 Mar 24 2229 Will of Frank Strange Harris, Auctioneer and Wine and Spirit Merchant of
Abingdon, Berks
Here are references to persons with Strange or variant as where mentioned in another's
will;from the PCC wills index:
1827 Jan 18  1723 Francis Strange, of no 28 Myrtle Street, Hoxton, cooper appeared personally on 24th March 1827 to attest to the handwriting of the will of
William Gibb, dated 18th January 1827. No other mention of Francis in the will.