We have mention of a cemetery in 1891, but no details.
Roger MAY has a photograph of the Stretton Parish Cemetery on Geo-graph, taken in December, 2005. The cemetery is west of the village just off of the B6036 arterial road.
The local Parish Council manages and maintains the Cemetery.
"STRETTON, a township in the parish of North Wingfield, hundred of Scarsdale, county Derby, 3½ miles N.W. of Alfreton. It is a station on the Midland Counties railway. It is situated on the Roman way to Temple Brough."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
Much of the old parish is now under the Ogston Reservoir.
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From John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72": STRETTON, a township, with a r. station, in North Wingfield parish, Derby; on the Midland railway, 4 miles NNW of Alfreton. Real property, £30,373; of which £12,423 are in mines, and £6,260 in ironworks. Pop., 524. Houses, 113.
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