Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Mary Magdalene
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1753
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
STRETTON-SUGWAS, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on the Hereford and Brecon railway, 3½ miles WNW of Hereford. Post town, Hereford. Acres, 779. Real property, £1,554. Pop., 209. Houses, 44. A palace of the Bishops of Hereford was formerly here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £184. Patron, B. E. Batley, Esq.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
STRETTON-SUGWAS (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the hundred of Grimsworth, union and county of Hereford, 3 miles (N. W. by W.) from Hereford; containing 190 inhabitants. It comprises 797 acres by admeasurement, and is situated on a small tributary of the river Wye. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £9. 7. 1., and in the gift of Guy’s Hospital, London: the tithes have been commuted for £200, and the glebe contains about 40 acres. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Stretton Sugwas Herefordshire 1914
Adams Miss Julia, Calvaria cottage, Swainshill.
Andrews Fredk. John, farmer, Stretton court.
Armitage Samuel Harold, Stretton hall.
Beavan Miss, Blenheim house.
Barnes Edward, farmer, Cherry Orchard.
Davies David Prosser, farmer, Stretton house.
Daw Clement, parish clerk.
Dawe Wm., Traveller’s Rest inn.
Edwards Dearman, J.P., Edgcombe.
Griffith Rev. Chas. Ashley, B.A. Rector, Clifford house, Swainshill.
Hartland A. R., butcher, The Hollies, Swainshill.
Hawkins Francis, J.P., Sugwas farm, Swainshill.
Ingham His Honour Judge Robt. Wood, D.L., J.P., Sugwas court.
Innes Edwd. J., market gardener, Swainshill.
Jones Hedley, estate agent, The Elms, Swainshill.
Jones Mrs. Eliza, farmer, The Lakes.
Jones Wm. Jas., licd. vict., Sugwas Boat inn, Breinton.
Knight Thomas Stoate, farmer, Sainshill farm; res., Swainshill.
Lawrence Alfred, police constable.
London Miss Marianne, school-mistress.
Parsons Herbt., carpenter, glazier, etc., Sugwas Pool, Swainshill.
Pearman Walter, Kite’s Nest, licensed victualler.
Rees Wm. P. (trading as W. P. Rees & Co.), builder and assist. overseer for Kenchester.
Sanford John H., assist. overseer.
Whiting Mrs. Mary Ann Elizabeth, postmistress, Swainshill.
Whiting Wm., gardener, Swainshill.
Whittaker Geo., Veldiver, near Swainshill.
Williams Frederick, blacksmith, Swainshill.
Source: The Hereford Journal Directory 1914. Second Issue. Hereford: The Herefordshire Press & Printing Co., Ltd., Offa House.