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Chardstock All Saints, Dorset

Historical Description

Chardstock All Saints, a chapelry in Chardstock and Axminster parishes, Dorsetshire and Devonshire, adjacent to the Yeovil and Exeter railway, 2 miles NNE of Axminster, which is the post town. The chapelry was constituted in 1840. Population, 444. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £193 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury.

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 CountyDorsetshire 
DioceseBristol1542 - 1836
DioceseSalisbury1836 -

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1840.


Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church, erected in 1840, is a plain building of stone consisting of chancel, nave and a western turret containing one bell: there is a mural tablet erected in memory of the men connected with the parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-18; the church has 200 sittings.

All Saints' parish churchNave of All Saints' parish church

Land and Property

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