STRODE, William (c.1712-55), of Ponsbourne, Herts. and Mapledurham, Berks.
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Family and Education
b. c.1712, 1st s. of Samuel Strode, South Sea broker of Ponsbourne by his w. Anne Richbell. educ. Grand Tour (France, Flanders, Holland c.1730-2). m. 4 Feb. 1736, Lady Anne Cecil, da. of James, 5th Earl of Salisbury, 2s. 3da.1 suc. fa. 25 Dec. 1727.
At the general election of 1754 Strode headed the poll at Reading, and was classed by Dupplin as Opposition. He had been gravely ill at the time of the election2 and died on 29 Apr. 1755.