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Charlton Abbots, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

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.

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 CountyGloucestershire 
Poor Law unionWinchcomb 

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

Church Records

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.

Civil Registration

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:

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:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham