Stratford Tony shown within Wiltshire
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Stratford Tony, also spelt Stratford Toney, formerly known as Stratford St Anthony and Toney Stratford, is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. It lies on the River Ebble and its nearest town is the city of Salisbury, about 4 miles (6.4 km) away to the north east.
St Mary & St Lawrence's Church, Stratford Tony, has been designated a Grade I listed building and is now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Its parish registers survive in the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre for Christenings, 1605-1985, Marriages, 1562-1983, and Burials, 1562-1988.
The National Gazetteer (1868) said of the parish:
STRATFORD TONY (or Stratford St. Anthony), a parish in the hundred of Cowden, county Wilts, 4 miles S. W. of Salisbury, its post town. The village is situated on a branch of the river Avon, and about a mile W. of the road from Salisbury to Dorchester, near the line of the ancient Icknield Street. It formerly belonged to the Wests. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Sarum, value £393, in the patronage of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church is old, and dedicated to St. Mary. There is a parochial school. John Bampton, founder of the Bampton Lectures, was once rector of this parish."
- Stratford Tony at genuki.org.uk
- "Church of St Mary and St Lawrence". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
- "St Mary & St Lawrence, Stratford Tony". Churches Conservation Trust. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
- http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/WIL/Stratford Tony gazetteer at genuki.org.uk