Charlton Abbots

Manor House and Farm at Charlton Abbots. The copyright on this image is owned by Philip Halling and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Charlton Abbots, Gloucestershire Family History

Charlton Abbots is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1727

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Charlton Abbots

  • Sevenhampton
  • Winchcombe with Gretton
  • Bishop’s Cleeve
  • Sudeley Manor

Historical Descriptions

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Charlton-Abbotts [sic], a parish, in the union of Winchcombe, Lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 34 miles (S. by E.) from Winchcombe; containing 101 inhabitants, and comprising 1374a. 2r. 25p. Stone of inferior quality is raised for the repair of roads. In a farm-house is an apartment called Queen Elizabeth’s Room, with a beautifully carved mantel-piece, above which are the initials E. R. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £38; patron, W. L. Lawrence, Esq. The church is a neat edifice, has been recently repewed. A school is supported by the patron.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Charlton-Abbots, 2 m. S. Winchcombe. P. 101

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


Charlton Abbots Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876
Charlton Abbotts Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Winchcomb
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Winchcombe
  • Poor Law Union: Winchcombe
  • Hundred: Kiftsgate
  • Province: Canterbury