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date: 19 February 2020

Stratford, William Samuellocked

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

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Stratford, William Samuel (1790–1853), naval officer and astronomer, was born in London on 31 May 1790, the eldest son of William Stratford (1753–1818) of Well Hall, Eltham, Kent, and New Broad Street, London, and his wife, Fanny, née Mitchell. He was educated at ...

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