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Charlton Adam, Somerset

Historical Description

Charlton-Adam, a parish in Somerset, on the Fosse Way, 6 miles NW from Sparkford railway station, and 9 ENE of Langport. By the Divided Parishes Act this parish was amalgamated with Charlton-Mackrell, Compton-Dandoy and Kingweston. It has a post office under Somerton; money order and telegraph office, Keinton Mandeville; population, 295. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath. and Wells; net value, £77 with residence. The church i& Later English. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 CountySomersetshire 
Ecclesiastical parishCharlton-Adam St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionLangport 

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

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA11
Post TownSomerton