Streatley Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Alternative names: Streatly with Sharpenhoe

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Margaret

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1693
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

  • Primitive Methodists
  • Methodists
  • Baptists

Parishes adjacent to Streatley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STREATLEY, a parish, with S. village and Sharpenhoe hamlet, in Luton district, Beds; 4¾ miles N by W of Luton r. station. Post town, Silshoe, under Ampthill. Acres, 2,287. Real property, £2,800. Pop., 341. Houses, 72. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Sundon. The church is ancient but good. There are a Methodist chapel and a free school.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Streatly with Sharpenhoe, 3½ m. S. Selsoe. P. 345.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Administration

  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Luton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Dunstable
  • Poor Law Union: Luton
  • Hundred: Flitt
  • Province: Canterbury
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