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Guide to Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cheltenham
County Gloucestershire
Poor Law Union Cheltenham PLU
Registration District Cheltenham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Winchcombe
Diocese Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Gloucestershire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

CHARLTON, KINGS (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Cheltenham, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 miles (S. S. E.) from Cheltenham. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) (£)[2]
FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
IARC = Internet Archive - free[3][4]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[6]
CHARLTON KINGS PARISH (1538) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD 1538-1812
FREG 1538-1846 1538-1846 1538-1846
IARC 1539-1730 (gaps) 1539-1730 (gaps) 1539-1730 (gaps)
IARC 1538-1811 (gaps)
JOIN

1538-1811


PALL
1790-1812

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 288766.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Gloucestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

Add any additional sites that aren’t mentioned above.

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 549-554. Date accessed: 11 February 2013.
  2. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 1 December 2012.
  3. 'Extracts from the Charlton Kings Parish Registers,' in Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, Vol. 1 (1881):31-33. Digitised by Internet Archive - free.
  4. 'Extracts from the Charlton Kings Parish Registers: Marriages, 1538-1811,' in Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, Vol. 4 (1890):331-336. Digitised by Internet Archive - free.
  5. 'Gloucestershire Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 18 April 2014.
  6. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.

 

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