Fredericksville Parish, Virginia

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Fredericksville Parish has served Louisa and Albemarle counties. "An old mountain chapel (where Walker's Church afterward stood)," Lower Church (aka Trinity Church), Middle Church, and a church sometimes called Buckmountain Church belonged to this parish.[1][2]



Parish History

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

Fredericksville Parish reports:[4]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Marriages from 1782 to 1785 and some with no dates have been abstracted: FHL Film 850108 Item 4.

Vestry Books
  • Davis, Rosalie Edith Rogers. Fredericksville Parish Vestry Book, 1742-1787. 2 vols. Manchester, Mo.: R.E. Davis, 1978, 1981. FHL Book 975.54 K2d


  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. "First Buck Mountain Church," The Historical Marker Database,, accessed 13 January 2012; "The History of Buck Mountain Church,", accessed 19 February 2011.
  3. 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).
  4. Francis Lister Hawks, A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836). Digital version at Google Books.