Charfield (St. James)

CHARFIELD (St. James), a parish, in the union of Thornbury, Upper division of the hundred of Grumbald's-Ash, W. division of the county of Gloucester; containing 471 inhabitants. The Gloucester and Bristol railway has a station here, two miles from the Wickwar station. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 1. 3.; patron, J. Neeld, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £304, and the glebe contains 36 acres, with a glebe-house. The church is principally in the later English style, with a low tower.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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