Charlton Adam, Somerset
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Charlton-Adam St. Peter and St. Paul|
|Poor Law union||Langport|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Charlton Adam from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Charlton-Adam (St. Peter and St. Paul))
Online maps of Charlton Adam 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 Somerset papers online:
- Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
- Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser
- Western Gazette
- Wells Journal
- Somerset County Gazette
The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.