STRATFORD, John (c.1630-1701), of Coventry and Horston Grange, Warws.
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Family and Education
b. c.1630, 1st s. of Edward Stratford of Horston Grange; bro. of Francis Stratford*. educ. Pembroke, Camb. 1647; G. Inn 1649. m. 10 Aug. 1655, Mary da. of John Combes of Daventry, Northants., sis. of Sir John Combes, c.j. of Chester, 2s. 2da. suc. fa. c.1665.1
Sheriff, Warws. 1667–8; commr. inquiry into recusancy fines, Leics., Northants., Rutland and Warws. 1688.2
The son of a colliery owner who had purchased a landed estate, Stratford had supported Exclusion while sitting for Coventry between 1679 and 1681. In 1687 he was subject to allegations by an Anglican