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History

Charles River Parish served York County, Virginia. The parish was renamed York Parish by 1642, and renamed Yorkhampton Parish in 1707.[1]

Founded

  • abt 1634[1]
  • Renamed 1642

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Charles River Parish is available online.[2]

Mary D. Micou's history of The Colonial Churches of York County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[3]

Parish Records

Records have not been found for the period this parish was in existence (1630s-1642). Later records do survive, after the parish was renamed, see: Yorkhampton Parish.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. 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.
  3. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 240-246.


 

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