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York Parish, Virginia

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History[edit | edit source]

York Parish served York County, Virginia. Formerly known as Charles River Parish. Renamed Yorkhampton Parish in 1707.

Founded[edit | edit source]

  • abt 1638[1]
  • Renamed 1707

Resources[edit | edit source]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Mary D. Micou's history of The Colonial Churches of York County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

For records of York Parish, see Yorkhampton Parish.

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. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 240-246.