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Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Washington Parish has served Westmoreland County, Virginia. Round Hill Church fell within the bounds of Washington Parish until 1777, when it became a part of Hanover Parish.[1]

Founded[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

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

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

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).