Canning, Stratford (d. 1787)

London banker and merchant.

Married Mehitabel Patrick; four sons. Uncle of the British statesman George Canning, whose education he supervised.

First letter in correspondence: September 25, 1784; DNB (George Canning); G. E. Cokayne, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant (13 vols., London, 1910-59), xii, 365.