Stratton Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Stratton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin: 1600

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stratton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STRATTON, a parish, with a village, in Cirencester district, Gloucester; 1½ mile NNW of Cirencester r. station. It has a post-office under Cirencester. Acres, 1,320. Real property, £3,397; of which £20 are in quarries. Pop., 596. Houses, 139. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £336. Patron, Col. Masters. The church is ancient but good. There is a parochial school.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Stratton, a parish in the hund. of Crowthorne and Minety, union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 1¾ mile north-west by north of Cirencester. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £12 7s. 6d.; gross income £320. All tithes, moduses, &c, commuted in 1771. Patroness, in 1841, Jane Masters. Here are a daily and a Sunday school. There is a woollen-mill in this parish, employing 72 hands. Acres 1,320. Houses 97. A. P. £1,941. Pop., in 1801, 166; in 1831, 468. Poor rates, in 1838, £63 18s2).

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Stratton, 2½ m. N.W. Cirencester. P. 546

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Stratton, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Cirencester (89) 2 m. NW. Pop. 271.

A parish in the hundred of Crowthorne and Minety; living, a rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; valued in K. B. 12l. 7s. 6d.; church ded. to St. Peter; patron (1829) Mrs. Masters. A bush called Crowthorne, in this parish, gives its name. The ancient Ermin Street passes here to the hundred.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Poll Books

Stratton Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Cirencester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Cirencester
  • Poor Law Union: Cirencester
  • Hundred: Crowthorne and Minety
  • Province: Canterbury