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John Sherratt

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John Sherratt (c1780-1827) of J. and T. Sherratt, Salford

probably son of William Sherratt

1804 August. Married. John Sherratt of Salford at Wolstanton to Miss Clowes the daughter of William Clowes of Poothill, Staffordshire.[1] She may have died the following year.[2]

1821 Listed as John Sherratt, iron founder, house: Oakfield, Salford [3]

1827 Died 19th May, in his 48th year of his age, John Sherratt, Esq., Oakfield, Salford. [4]

1837. Sale of Sherratt's House:- 'TO BE SOLD PRIVATE CONTRACT, with immediate possession, capital MESSUAGE or DWELLING-HOUSE, called Oakfield situate near Windsor Bridge, Salford, late in the possession of Mrs. John Sherratt, deceased, containing commodious and elegant dining, drawing, and breakfast rooms, hall, china closet, butler's pantry, and lodging room adjoining. with kitchens, pantry, and scullery, all on the commodious ground floor, lodging rooms up stairs, and other accommodations suitable for a respectable residence. The house is cellared under, and is replete with fixtures of every description. The property also comprises a coach-house, stables, piggery. and other convenient outbuildings, a well stocked garden, with green house, Dutch pit, and billiard-room, and two small dwelling-houses, fronting the Waldness-road [Wallness Road]. The gardens and land are surrounded by plantations, and, including the site of the dwelling-house and buildings, contain 12,980 superficial square yards or thereabouts. ….A considerable portion of the vacant land might be most advantageously converted into and used as building land, without injury to the principal residence.—For particulars apply to Messrs. SLATER and HEELIS, Princess-street.'[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 14 August 1804
  2. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 28 May 1805
  3. Pigot & Dean's New Directory of Manchester and Salford, 1821-22
  4. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, Saturday 26th May 1827
  5. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 3rd June 1837