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date: 22 August 2019

Stratford, William Samuellocked

(1790–1853)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Derek Howse

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Stratford, William Samuel (1789x91–1853), naval officer and astronomer, was, according to one source, born on 31 May 1790, the eldest son of William Stratford of Farncote, Gloucestershire. He was educated at Hanwell Heath Academy, Middlesex, and Mr Oard's school, London. He entered the ...

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