Candace Thompson/Robert Peebles Family :Information about George Strong
George Strong (d. Abt. 1637)
Notes for George Strong:
Chard and Chardstock
1441 -Robert Strange - The Chantry of the Holy Trinity - Robert Strange gave rent and burrage in Chard to this Chantry, 19 Henry VI (1441) (Ref: "History of Antiquities of the County of Somerset", by Rev. John Collinson, p. 474)
1543 - Robert Stronge - Chard, Somerset, England. A wil was listed in the Somerset Record Office, unfortunately not found. (Ref: "Strong Men and Strong Women", by Jeanne Waters Strong).
1580/81 - Marie Strange - Bpt. 21 Jan. 1580/81, Chardstock, Devon, England, daughter of Robert Strange. (Ref: Robin Bush, pub. by M&J Clearinghouse)
1582 - Margareta Stronge - M. Richard Knight, 7 Aug. 1582, Chardstock, Devon, England. ( Ref: Robin Bush, pub. by M&J Clearinghouse)
William Stronge - father of Emma Stronge Meggs wife of Vincent Meigs
George Stronge - grandfather of Elder John Stronge and Rev. James Stronge.
GEORGE STRONGE - Tailor - D. 1635, Chard, Somerset, England. M. Unknown, D. aft. 1579.
Manor Court Rolls - Chardstock
Sept. 1596 - Paying homage to the manor court.
May 3, 1604 - George Strang - Assessor to view commons
July 13, 1604 - "The water in George Stronge's ditch is not able to pass but run out in the way and he must scower the same."
1629 - "We do present George Stronge for that he dothe sell fuell furses in the commons and carry them into another parish and burn them contrary to the customs of the our manor, therefore he is fined ten shillings; and that George Stronge hath pulled downe a barne builded upon posts upon his cottage and carryed the tymber into another manor and hath also rooted upp certayne apple trees growing uppon his said cottage and carryed the same out of the manor".
1631, 1632, 1633 - Fined for not cleaning his ditch.
May 20, 1635 - Presentment of the death of George Stronge since the previous court and that he was tenant of TWO COTTAGES in Chardstock towne, to which Thomas Stronge was thereupon admitted as the next tenant. [Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearinghouse]
1636 - "That George Stronge, tenant since the last court to the cottage in Chardstock town and doth happen to the lord for a death duty, and that Thomas Strong is the next tenant".
Manor Court Rolls - Chard
1614 Manor Court Jury
1625-1628 Subsidy (DD/HT 465, Somerset Record Office)
George Stronge in Chardland
1628/29 George Stronge in Chardland.
Will of George Stronge of Chard dated, 20 Nov. 1627, proved 13 Feb. 1635/36, (PCC1636, Pile 15)
I George Strong of the parishe of Chard....tayler.... I give unto THOMAS STRONG MY SONNE 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto JOHN STRONGE MY GRANDCHILD, 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto WILLIAM STRONG MY GRANDCHILD, 20 poundes due to me from George Cookney and Nicholas Staple.... I give unto the said William Strong ffive pewter platters, two pondgers, one bason, ffower sawcers, two saltsellers, and two brasse candelsticke. I give unto MARIE STRONG MY GRANDCHILD DAUGHTER of WALTER STRONG MY SONNE, 10 poundes which Thomas Parris oweth me....and more I give her my best brasse crocke, and my lesser brasse pann. I give unto JOANE STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give unto ELIZABETH STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give and bequeath unto my said SON WALTER STRONG whome I make, and ordayne sole executor of this my last will and testement. I desire MY GOOD FRIENDS THOMAS LEGG THE YOUNGER and THOMAS BOWDITCH OF WICKCRAST to be my overseers. Witnesses - Thomas Pitte, Sir John Rives, Richard Ray, THOMAS BURRAGE. [Abstracted by J. Osborn]
Thomas Stronge - Tailor - Bur. 12 May 1663, Chardstock, Devon, England. M. 12 May 1604, Chardstock, Devon, Eng., Joanna Bagge, bur. 26 Aug. 1657, Chardstock, Devon, Eng..
Maria Stronge - Bpt. 29 June 1604, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.
Elizabeth Stronge - Bpt. 3 Dec. 1606, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.
Lavinia Stronge - Bpt. 17 March 1608, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.
A daughter bur. 10 June 1609, Chardstock, Devon, Eng., probably one of the above, since three daughters mentioned in the will of John Stronge, 1612.
Jane Stronge - Bpt. 20 Mar. 1610, Chardstock, Devon, Eng.
Sarah Stronge - Bpt. 20 June 1613, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. M. ______Matthews.
i. James Matthews - alive 1694.
ii. Jeremy Matthews - alive 1694.
f. REV. JAMES STRONGE and his descendants
2. JOHN STRONGE - D. 1612, bur. 13 July 1612, Chard, Somerset, Eng.. M. Uknown, 1609, Chard, Somerset, England. She pos. m. 2) William Cogan, father of Eleanor Cogan, wife of Walter Deane.
Children of George Strong are:
- +John Strong, b. Abt. 1565, Chard, Somerset, England, d. Bef. 26 November 1627, Chard, Somerset, England.