Edwin Stratford reminiscence and diary
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2864
Photocopy of a 270-page volume. Author briefly recounts his ancestry, early life, and conversion to Mormonism. Diary reflects his missionary activities in the counties of Essex, Suffolk, Middlesex, and Herefordshire. Includes occasional references to Charles W. Penrose, Martin Slack, and others. A typed transcript of the document, prepared in 2000 by Special Collections at Brigham Young University, is also included.
- Stratford, Edwin, 1833-1899 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edwin Stratford reminiscence and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 v. : photocopy + transcript ; 20 x 25 cm.
Born in Maldon, Essex, England. Baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), 1851. Served as a local missionary in England, 1851-1856. Emigrated to America, 1856, and to Utah, 1861. Bishop of the Ogden 1st Ward, 1883-1887, and Ogden 4th Ward, 1887-1899.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcription available in Folder 2.
- Register of Edwin Stratford reminiscence and diary
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 February 16
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