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John Straphen (c1774-1829), otherwise Strachan (1774-1826), mason and contractor
c.1774 Born, nephew of John Simpson (1755-1815)
Builder of Saint Julian's Shrewsbury, Shropshire
After 1804 took over John Simpson's work in Shropshire after he had started working in Scotland.
1829 Died at Shrewsbury