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Stratton, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Stratton, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 1 mile NNW of Cirencester, with a post and money order office under Cirencester; telegraph office, Cirencester. Acreage, 1424; population of the civil parish, 836; of the ecclesiastical with Baunton, 969. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living with Baunton is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £220 with residence. The church is ancient, consisting of nave and chancel, with a modern north aisle.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyGloucestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishStratton St. Peter 
HundredCrowthorne and Minety 
Poor Law unionCirencester 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The register dates from 1600.

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.


Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter is a building of stone, principally in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, north aisle, south porch and a small central tower containing 2 bells: there is a stained window in the chancel: there are 320 sittings.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stratton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.


Online maps of Stratton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL7