On Village Day 2011, the Historical Society contributed a display of old photos of the village school and of other houses and industrial structures in the parish. The school pictures are now in a  GALLERY  and others will be added to the website. The "odd one out" was the original Tout farmhouse, now demolished.
Visitors were challenged to identify the members of  a Charlton Mackrell
Cricket Club team  -  but only one possible name was suggested
-  please 
contact us  if you can help!

For details of hiring the Community Hall and its facilities,
please visit the new website of

The Charltons Memorial Playing Field and Community Hall Committee

For enquiries about Charlton Mackrell Parish Council business,
the contact details for the Parish Clerk are available on the
SSDC site.

There is now a link to the parish Design Statement
on the "
Houses" page.


** Historical Society meetings **


WW1 LEAFLET AVAILABLE
A summary of the family connections and place/date of death and commemoration for all the casualties of WW1 from both Charlton Adam and Charlton Mackrell who are now named on The Charltons' War Memorial  was placed in both the churches for Remembrance Day 2010.  This leaflet is also available on request by email - please contact us.  We hold further details of the lives and military service of all those named, but would welcome any further information which you may be able to contribute.


OLD CHURCH REGISTER INDEX (Mackrell only)

A 19th century alphabetical name index (by year only) of baptisms and some other events between 1576 and 1847.

The "S" surnames have been transcribed first, including variants of SQUIRE, STOWER, SUGAR, SAUNDERS, SUMMERS, SANSOM, etc.

Please contact us if you would like any other look-ups or could help with transcribing other surnames.


Some information about the inhabitants of The Charltons from the 1911 CENSUS


SSARG

The Charltons Historical Society has worked with the newly-formed South Somerset Archaeological Research Group on the Lytes Cary project.

SSARG is the voluntary archaeology organisation in South Somerset dedicated to carrying out year round high quality archaeological research and enabling people from all walks of life to be involved in their local history and archaeology.



Latest website update:  20th February 2014