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Strangways, Giles

Male 1615 - 1675


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  • Born  3 Jun 1615  Of Melbury Sampford, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  20 Jul 1675  Melbury Sampford, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I08161  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  16 Jun 2015 

    Father  Strangways, John,   b. 27 Sep 1585, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 30 Dec 1666, Melbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Trenchard, Grace,   b. 5 Jan 1583, Of Wolverton, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 24 Aug 1652, Melbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1600  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F01918  Group Sheet

    Family  Edwards, Susan,   c. 14 Oct 1613, St Michael Bassingshaw, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 15 Feb 1682, Melbury Osmond, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1634  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Strangways, Susanna,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1682, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Strangways, Grace,   b. Abt 1634, Of Melbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Strangways, John,   c. 15 Oct 1636, Melbury Osmond, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Apr 1676, Melbury Osmond, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Strangways, Judith,   b. Abt 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Jun 1716, Foxley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Strangways, Wadham,   b. Abt 1642, Of Melbury Osmond, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1685, Bridgeport, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Strangways, Thomas,   c. 13 Apr 1643, Abbotsbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 13 Dec 1713, Melbury Osmond, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F02503  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Will of Giles Strangways of Melbury Sampford, Dorset 02 November 1675 PROB 11/349

      The history and antiquities of the borough and town of Weymouth and Melcombe ...by George Alfred Elli
      ...John Strangeways, Knight of Melbury Samford, M. P. for Weymouth several times, before the civil war, opposed the court, but afterwards espoused the royal cause with great vigour, and suffered extremely for his fidelity to his King, by plunderings and sequestrations. In 1644, he was on the black list who were not to be pardoned; being taken prisoner... and his son remaining as an hostage till it was paid, was released from his incarceration. In 1660, he together with his son and grandson, were members of the convention Parliament, ....Giles Strangeways his son, shared deeply in his father's sufferings, he was a Colonel in a regiment of horse. August, 1644, he was fined 10,000 for the service of the navy, and was disabled from being a member for Weymouth, and imprisoned in the white tower for two years and 'half, and on his liberation, he had a very large gold medal struck, to commemorate his incarceration....


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      Dorset Record Office:
      Reference D/SEY/JP/113 Title Lease for life. (1) Giles Strangways of Melbury Sanford, esq., (2) George Strangways of Melcome Regis, esq., Farm of Bonyton alias Bolmeston in Stinsford. Signature(s) (1). Witness(es) DOyly Michell, Jos Seward and Robert Dibben. Date 6 Jan 1671/2 Exent 1 doc Level of description file Subject Term Stinford
      George Strangways of Melcombe Regis, gentleman, as Lieutenant of a troop of horse of volunteers raised or to be raised in Dorset, where of Giles Strangways, esq is Captain Charles Duke of Richmond, Lord Lieutenant (D/SEY/JP/115) file
      Assignment. (1) Bridget Strangways of Weymouth, widow of George Strangways, esq., (2) Elizabeth Haysome of Ranston, spinster and Nicholas Ingram of Blandford Forum, gentleman. Effects of George Strangways, (deceased). Signature(s) (1). Witness(es) Christopher Pitt, J. Lane, junior and Thomas Woodward (D/SEY/JP/116) file5 Nov 1695

      Quitclaim. (1) Nicholas Strangways of Melbury Sampford, gentleman, (2) George Strangways of Woolcombe Matravers, gentleman. Messuage in Melcombe Regis. Signature(s) (1). Witness(es) William Fry, R. Dibben and Francis Woodrowe (D/SEY/JP/151) file9 Apr 1660

      Had sons John, Thomas and Wadham.