Raleigh Parish, Amelia County, Virginia Genealogy

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Raleigh Parish


Raleigh Parish has served Amelia County, Virginia. Huntington Church, Chinquapin Church (Paineville), Rocky Run Church, Avery's Church, Pride's Church, and Grubhill Church were all located within the bounds of Raleigh Parish.[1]



Parish History

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

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

In 1861, Meade had access to a vestry book that commenced in 1790.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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).