Charlton Abbots, Gloucestershire
Charlton-Abbots, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, under the Cotswolds, 2 miles N of Andoversford station on the G.W.R., and 3½ S by E of Winchcomb. Post town, Andoversford (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1544; population, 74. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £49. The church was rebuilt in 1887.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Winchcomb|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register dates from the year 1727.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Church of England
St. Martin (parish church)
The church of St. Martin is a plain building of stone, consisting of nave, south porch and a bell turret on the western gable containing one bell, bearing the name of St. Martin in Lombardic characters: the church was restored in 1887 at a cost of £700, and has 50 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Charlton Abbots from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Charlton-Abbotts)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.
Online maps of Charlton Abbots are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:
- Gloucester Citizen
- Gloucester Journal
- Gloucestershire Chronicle
- Gloucestershire Echo
- Cheltenham Chronicle
- Cheltenham Looker-On
The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.