Who's Who - W-Z
||Brewer. Bought Stratford House in 1819. Sole proprietor of Stroud brewery in 1826. Accused of being Stroud's political boss, acting in the interests of Berkeley family.|
|Sir Richard Whittington|
||Merchant & landowner. Acquired manor of Upper Lypiatt (included Stroud) to settle debt of £500 in 1395. Became Lord of the Manor, though probably never visited Stroud. On his death his estate was bequeathed to brother Robert. Whittingtons held the manor until about 1500. |
Michael Whittington, The Whittington Story, 1980.
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