St James' parish church, Churchend, Charfield, Gloucestershire, seen from the north. The copyright on this image is owned by Sharon Loxton and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Charfield, Gloucestershire Family History

Charfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1587

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Charfield

  • Wickwar
  • Kingswood
  • Tortworth
  • Cromhall

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Charfield, 25 miles N. Chipping-Sodbury. P. 471

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


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Thornbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Thornbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald’s Ash
  • Province: Canterbury