Charles (St. John the Baptist)
CHARLES (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of South Molton, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 9 miles (E.) from Barnstaple; containing 362 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 10.; net income, £160; patron, the Rev. Richard Blackmore. There are meeting-houses for Baptists and Wesleyans.