Lillian Stratton

21 March 1883–
Poplar, London, England

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Stratton was born on 21 March 1883, in Poplar, Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Stratton, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Ann Young, was 27. She married James Henry Truslow on 12 June 1905. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bromley-by-Bow, London, England, United Kingdom for about 13 years and Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom in 1939. In 1905, at the age of 22, her occupation is listed as confectionary maker. She died in London, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Truslow
Lillian Stratton
Marriage: 12 June 1905
Lilian Truslow
James Henry Truslow
Rose Beatrice Truslow
George Kitchener Truslow

Spouse and Children

12 June 1905
Poplar St Gabriel, London, England


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 5

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Age 31

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English strǣt ‘paved high-way’, ‘Roman road’( see Street ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. A place of the same name in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilian Truslow in household of James Henry Truslow, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Lily Stratton in household of Alfred Stratton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Lilian Abbott in household of George J Abbott, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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