An agricultural labourer and the child of William Spratt (a labourer) and Mary Hughes, James Spratt, the great-great-grandfather of Nigel Horne, was born in St Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent, England on May 12, 18161,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, was baptized there on Jun 16, 1816 and married Sarah Spain (with whom he had 9 children: Eliza, Mary, Emma, Jane, James Henry, John, Charles, William and Alfred) there on Jan 9, 18429.
During his life, he was living at Crump's Farm, St Nicholas-at-Wade on Jun 6, 18411,14 and on Mar 30, 185115; at The Row, St Nicholas-at-Wade on Apr 7, 186111; at his birthplace on Apr 2, 18714; at Parish Cottage, St Nicholas, Thanet, Kent, England12; at The Row, St Nicholas-at-Wade on Apr 3, 18815 and13; at The Street, St Nicholas-at-Wade on Apr 5, 1891 following the death of his wife on Jun 7, 18846 and16.
He died on Nov 18, 1895 in St Nicholas-at-Wade7,8 (apoplexy) and was buried there on Nov 24, 1895 (aged 79yrs. Verified at Margate library 24 Mar 2010.)10.
Two residence records for 2 Apr 1871 differ in location
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