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Stretch Early Origins



The surname Stretch was first found in Nottingham, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, and were shown in the Domesday Book in 1086 as holding lands in that shire under the name of Strahlei, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Stretch Spelling Variations


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Stretch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Strechley, Strecheley, Streichleigh, Strechly, Streichley, Stretchleigh and many more.

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Stretch Early History


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Stretch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stretch research. Another 266 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1290 is included under the topic Early Stretch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stretch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stretch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stretch Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stretch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Stretch, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1702-1703

Stretch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Delia Stretch, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897

Stretch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Margret Stretch, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Ballenespeak, in 1900
  • Mary Stretch, aged 26, who landed in America from Williamston, in 1902
  • Mich'l. Stretch, aged 30, who settled in America from Williamston, in 1902
  • Mary Stretch, aged 18, who landed in America from Glenawaddy, Ireland, in 1905
  • John Stretch, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Glenawaddy, Ireland, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stretch Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Stretch, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Stretch, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Samuel Stretch U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Stretch Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Winnifred Stretch, aged 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Telegraph"

Stretch Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Stretch, aged 32, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879
  • Margaret Stretch, aged 30, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stretch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stretch (post 1700)



  • Charles Stretch, American politician, Burgess of Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, 1960
  • Joe Stretch (b. 1982), English writer, best known for his works Friction (2008) and Wildlife (2009)
  • John Francis "Jack" Stretch (1855-1919), Australian Anglican bishop, Dean of Ballarat (1894) and Bishop of Newcastle (1906)
  • Gary Stretch (b. 1965), British boxer, male model, and an actor from St Helens, Lancashire
  • Steven Stretch (b. 1964), former Australian rules footballer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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The Stretch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stretch Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 30 June 2016 at 07:38.

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