Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Charlton Kings Church
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Charlton Kings is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1814 from chapelry in Cheltenham Ancient Parish.

Other places included in the parish: Hambrook, Oaklands.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Charlton Kings

Historical Descriptions

Charlton Kings

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHARLTON-KINGS, a parish and a subdistrict in Cheltenham district, Gloucester. The parish lies in the south-eastern environs of Cheltenham, nominally 1¾ mile distant; and has a post office under Cheltenham. Acres, 3,170. Real property, £17,974. Pop., 3,443. Houses, 741. The property is much subdivided. Charlton Park is a chief residence. There are mineral springs. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £177. Patron, Jesus College, Oxford. The church is later English, with enlargement in 1842; and has a tower. The churchyard contains a stone cross. There are a Wesleyan chapel, national schools, and charities £69. The subdistrict comprises all Cheltenham district, except Cheltenham parish. Acres, 21,136. Pop., 10,099. Houses, 2,083.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Charlton-Kings, 2 miles S.E. Cheltenham. P. 3232

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Hambrook

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Hambrook, a hamlet in Kings-Charlton parish, Gloucester; near Cheltenham.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Oaklands

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Oaklands, a hamlet in Charlton-Kings parish, Gloucester; 2 miles SE of Cheltenham.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Marriages

Marriages at Charlton Kings 1538-1812

Marriages at Charlton Kings 1538-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Charlton Kings Marriages 1800 to 1812

Charlton Kings Marriages 1780 to 1799

Poll Books

Charlton Kings Poll Book 1834

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Cheltenham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Winchcombe
  • Poor Law Union: Cheltenham
  • Hundred: Cheltenham
  • Province: Canterbury