John Stratford

about 1833–
Idstone, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Stratford was born about 1833, in Idstone, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Stratford, was 24 and his mother, Ann Boulton, was 21. He married Elizabeth Carpenter. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ashbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Wanborough, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Stratford
Elizabeth Carpenter
Annie Stratford
Albert Stratford

Spouse and Children



    Annie Stratford


    Albert Stratford


Parents and Siblings

    William Stratford


    Ann Boulton





    Benjamin Stratford


    Daniel Stratford


    Mary Ann Stratford


World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 0

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 10

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 47

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Greater London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Wiltshire, and Warwickshire, named in Old English with strǣt ‘paved highway’, ‘Roman road’ ( see Street ) + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Stratford in household of William Stratford, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Stratford, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Stratford, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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