- Original source material relating to Charfield, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.
- The transcription of the section for Charfield from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
- The Parish Church of St. John is a "new church built 1879-1882;
(the) old church of St. James, a mile away, (is) largely disused since that date."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)