Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Stretton Grandison is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire. Ashperton is a chapelry of Stretton Grandison.

Alternative names: Stretton Grandsome

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stretton Grandison

  • Ocle Pychard
  • Castle Frome
  • Yarkhill
  • Canon Frome
  • Bishop's Frome with Fromes Hill
  • Ashperton
  • Much Cowarne
  • Stoke Edith
  • West Hide

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STRETTON-GRANDSOME, a parish in Ledbury district, Hereford; 3 miles NNW of Ashperton r. station, and 6½ NW of Ledbury. Post town, Ledbury. Acres, 710. Real property, £1,706. Pop., 130. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with Ashperton, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £479. Patron, the Rev. J. Hopton. The church is good. Charities, £13.

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


Stretton Grandison Herefordshire 1914


  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Ledbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Frome
  • Poor Law Union: Ledbury
  • Hundred: Radlow
  • Province: Canterbury