Stretton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutlandshire.
Parish church: St. Nicholas
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1631
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
STRETTON, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; 4¾ miles W by S of Little Bytham r. station, and 8 NNW of Stamford. It has a post-office under Oakham. Acres, 1,934. Real property, £2,760. Pop., 189. Houses, 41. The manor belongs to Lord Aveland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £300.* Patron, Lord Aveland. The church is old.
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 (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Oakham, hundred of Alstoe, county of Rutland, 8¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Oakham; containing 220 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £7. 17. 1., and in the gift of Sir G. Heathcote, Bart.: the tithes have been commuted for £299. 10.; the glebe comprises 3 acres.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Civil Registration District: Oakham
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Rutland
Poor Law Union: Oakham