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St. Patricks Parish, Virginia

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  St. Patrick's Parish

History[edit | edit source]

St. Patrick's Parish has served Prince Edward County, Virginia. The Chapel or Watkin's Church, French's Church, and Sandy River Church all fell within its bounds.[1]

Founded[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Meade's 1861 history of St. Patrick's Parish is available online.[1]

  • Morton, Mrs. W.S. "The Dwelling House on the Glebe Land in the Parish of Saint Patrick in Prince Edward County," The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Jul., 1937), pp. 409-410. FHL Book 973 H25w; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Lists of names (1897 and 1902) have been abstracted: FHL Film 850108 Item 4.

Vestry Books[edit | edit source]

The original St. Patrick's Vestry Book and Land Processioning (1755-1774) is kept at the Library of Virginia. It has been microfilmed: FHL Film 33857. A partial index is available: FHL Book 975.5632 K22p.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.
  2. Freddie Spradlin, "Parishes of Virginia," VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; Hening's Statutes at Large; Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., The Hornbook of Virginia History (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).