Charterhouse, Somerset Family History Guide

Charterhouse is an extra-parochial place.

Alternative names: Charterhouse on Mendip, Charter House on Mendip

Parish church:

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Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ubley
  • Shipham
  • Rowberrow
  • Cheddar
  • Blagdon
  • Burrington
  • Priddy
  • West Harptree

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHARTER-HOUSE-ON-MENDIP, an extra-parochial ville in Axbridge district, Somerset; adjacent to Blagdon parish, 5 miles E by N of Axbridge. Acres, 2,410. Pop., 82. Houses, 16. It had anciently a cell to Witham Carthusian priory; and it is still ecclesiastically connected with Witham-Friary parish.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Somerset
Civil Registration District: Axbridge
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Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Axbridge
Hundred: Winterstoke
Province: Canterbury