St. James Parish, Mecklenburg, Virginia

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  St. James's Parish (Mecklenburg Co.)

History[edit | edit source]

St. James's Parish has served Lunenburg and Mecklenburg counties.

Founded[edit | edit source]

Boundary[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

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Surveys of graves at St Luke's Episcopal and St. James Episcopal churchyards, published in 1982, are available in book form: FHL Book 975.5645 V3m.[2]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Meade's 1861 history of St. James Parish is available online.[3]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 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).
  2. Munsey Adams Moore and Margaret Moore, Cemetery and Tombstone Records of Mecklenburg County, Virginia (Chase City, Va.: Munsey Moore Publications, c1982, c1987).
  3. 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.