Stretton, Cheshire Family History Guide

Stretton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1830 from chapelry in Great Budworth Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Stretton near Warrington

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1827
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1827

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STRETTON, a township and a chapelry in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire. The township lies 3½ miles S by E of Warrington r. station. Acres, 1,118. Real property, £3,420. Pop., 373. Houses, 70. The manor belongs to N. D. Milner, Esq. The chapelry was constituted in 1833; and it has a post-office under Warrington. Pop., 833. Houses, 159. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £180. Patron, T. H. Lyon, Esq. The church was built in 1827. There is a national school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Runcorn
  • Probate Court: Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry, Post-1540 - Chester
  • Rural Deanery: Frodsham
  • Poor Law Union: Runcorn
  • Hundred: Bucklow
  • Province: York