Stretton en le Field, Derbyshire
Stretton-en-le-Field, a parish in Derbyshire, on the river Mease, 1½ mile from Measham station on the Ashby and Nuneaton Joint railway, and 5 miles SW of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Post town, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; money order and telegraph office, Donisthorpe. It comprises 1048 acres; population, 67. The manor, with Stretton Hall, belongs to the baronet family of Cave. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £234 with residence. The church is ancient, and consists of chance!, nave, N aisle, and embattled western tower with octagonal spire.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Stretton-En-Le-Fields St. Michael|
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley|
|Poor Law union||Ashby-de-la-Zouch|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Stretton en le Field from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Stretton-En-Le-Fields (St. Michael))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
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