Charfield

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

Administration

  • 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