Person record: STRATTON, Mercy  (1855-1945)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameMercy Jane STRATTON
Genderfemale
Relevance of this personauthor of stories used with slide sets 
Main period of activityN/A
NotesMercy Stratton was born as Mercy Smith; she was active in the Church and founded a Band of Hope branch in her village of Quidhampton, Wiltshire. Her story Engine Bill is set in the same village.
Many thanks to Bea Tilbrook for information about this person. 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
1855born atMelksham, Wiltshire, England
1901residentPoplar Villa, Quidhampton Lane, Quidhampton, Wiltshire, England
31 March 1901~46census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1957.25.7
1911residentFir Tree Villa , Egerton, Kent, England
2 April 1911~56census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/4245.28
18 June 1945~90died atIghtham, Kent, England
1946archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1946 p.594
Texts linked to this personStories (1)

Mercy Stratton, Engine Bill: a true story (London: Church of England Temperance Society, n.d.)

Lucerna ID no. 6002019Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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