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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: Sounds like a movie!
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 17:31:01 +0000
In message <>, Glen & Zoe <>
>I have been unable to find my STRONGMAN family in the 1881 census.
>My ggrandfather was William Richard STRONGMAN, but I found him in
>the GRO indexes under Richard William. He was born in 1874 at 272
>City Road, Holborn. His father was James Stuthridge STRONGMAN and
>his mother Ann BOSTEL.
try Strangman, Stungman, Stronyman, Slungman, Hirongman,
or Richard W. * born 1874 in the regional London disc
> Family rumour was that James embezzled from
>the company he worked for (possibly called Chambers) in order to
>pay off gambling debts, upon discovery his committed suicide.
Try Palmer's Index ot the Times - loss of property was IMPORTANT
>ggrandfather William and his siblings were educated by Freemasons
so almost certainly James was one, and may be traced via the London
United Grand Lodge, Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5AZ.
They looked after their own.
The double naming of the father suggests the family were quite
comfortably off in a previous generation - try the wills indexes for a
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society