Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,100 pages of information and 233,633 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
John Sherratt (c1780-1827) of J. and T. Sherratt, Salford
probably son of William Sherratt
1821 Listed as John Sherratt, iron founder, house: Oakfield, Salford 
1827 Died 19th May, in his 48th year of his age, John Sherratt, Esq., Oakfield, Salford. 
1837. Sale of Sherratt's House:- 'TO BE SOLD PRIVATE CONTRACT, with immediate possession, capital MESSUAGE or DWELLING-HOUSE, called Oakfield situate near Windsor Bridge, Salford, late in the possession of Mrs. John Sherratt, deceased, containing commodious and elegant dining, drawing, and breakfast rooms, hall, china closet, butler's pantry, and lodging room adjoining. with kitchens, pantry, and scullery, all on the commodious ground floor, lodging rooms up stairs, and other accommodations suitable for a respectable residence. The house is cellared under, and is replete with fixtures of every description. The property also comprises a coach-house, stables, piggery. and other convenient outbuildings, a well stocked garden, with green house, Dutch pit, and billiard-room, and two small dwelling-houses, fronting the Waldness-road [Wallness Road]. The gardens and land are surrounded by plantations, and, including the site of the dwelling-house and buildings, contain 12,980 superficial square yards or thereabouts. ….A considerable portion of the vacant land might be most advantageously converted into and used as building land, without injury to the principal residence.—For particulars apply to Messrs. SLATER and HEELIS, Princess-street.'