|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||Mercy Jane STRATTON|
|Relevance of this person||author of stories used with slide sets |
|Main period of activity||N/A|
|Notes||Mercy 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.
|1855||born at||Melksham, Wiltshire, England|
|1901||resident||Poplar Villa, Quidhampton Lane, Quidhampton, Wiltshire, England|
|31 March 1901||~46||census record||1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1957.25.7|
|1911||resident||Fir Tree Villa , Egerton, Kent, England|
|2 April 1911||~56||census record||1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/4245.28|
|18 June 1945||~90||died at||Ightham, Kent, England|
|1946||archive entry||National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1946 p.594|
|Texts linked to this person||Stories (1)|
Mercy Stratton, Engine Bill: a true story (London: Church of England Temperance Society, n.d.)
|Lucerna ID no. 6002019||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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