Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Amateur architect? John Straton can probably be identified as the elder son of General John Straton (c.1726-1803), of Dublin and Dundalk, MP, for Dundalk from 1799 to 1800.(1) If so, he was also the elder brother of HENRY STRATON HENRY STRATON . He married Emilia, daughter of Robert Jocelyn, 1st Earl of Roden, in 1798. According to Bryan Bolger, he made a plan and estimate for Dundalk custom house in August 1803.(2)


(1) Edith Mary Johnston-Liik, History of the Irish Parliament, 1692-1800 VI, 368; the date given for the marriage of John Straton, the elder (May 1778) suggests the possibility that John Straton the younger was his son by an earlier marriage.
(2) Bryan Bolger MSS., NA/PRO 1A/58/128