Stretton en le Field Derbyshire Family History Guide

Stretton en le Field is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Oakthorpe and Donisthorpe.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1638
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Appleby
  • Church Gresley
  • No Mans Heath
  • Chilcote
  • Seal
  • Measham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STRETTON-EN-LE-FIELD, a parish in the district of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and county of Derby; 4½ miles SW of Ashby-de-la-Zouch r. station. It comprises 1,008 acres, besides part of Oakthorpe hamlet; and it has a post-office under Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Rated property, £2,358. Pop., 384. Houses, 78. The manor, with S-Hall, belongs to Sir M.B. Cave, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £450. Patron, Sir M.B. Cave, Bart. The church is good.

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

Parish Records

England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918


County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Ashby de la Zouch
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Hartshorn
Poor Law Union: Ashby de la Zouch
Hundred: Repton and Gresley
Province: Canterbury