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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Bristol Parish has served [[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City]], [[Henrico County, Virginia|Henrico]], [[Prince George County, Virginia|Prince George]], [[Dinwiddie County, Virginia|Dinwiddie]] counties.  
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Bristol Parish has served [[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City]], [[Henrico County, Virginia|Henrico]], [[Prince George County, Virginia|Prince George]], and [[Dinwiddie County, Virginia|Dinwiddie]] counties.  
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Bristol Parish was established in 1643, including all the Appomattox River valley. When Didwiddie Couny was partitioned&nbsp;from&nbsp;Prince George county 1752, Bristol Parish became the parish for Dinwiddie&nbsp;County.&nbsp;&nbsp;<ref name="Axelson">Axelson, Edith F. ''A Guide to Episcopal Church Records in Virginia.'' Athens, Georgia: Iberian Publishing Co., 1988. p.37</ref>
  
 
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===== Parish Registers =====
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The original Register 1685-1798 and the Vestry Book 1720-1789 are available at the Virginia State Library and the FHL. {{FHL|30625|film}}
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===== Parish Registers =====
  
*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798''. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL: {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).  
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798''. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL: {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
  
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720 - 1789.'' Richmond, VA: [s.n.] 1898. Available at {{FHL|111047|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1036590 Item 2}}. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=b7GX427EbLAC Google Books]; and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348437_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720 - 1789.'' Richmond, VA: [s.n.] 1898. Available at {{FHL|111047|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1036590 Item 2}}. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=b7GX427EbLAC Google Books]; and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348437_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
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Revision as of 22:05, 10 February 2011

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Contents

History

Bristol Parish has served Charles City, Henrico, Prince George, and Dinwiddie counties.

Bristol Parish was established in 1643, including all the Appomattox River valley. When Didwiddie Couny was partitioned from Prince George county 1752, Bristol Parish became the parish for Dinwiddie County.  [1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Parish Records

The original Register 1685-1798 and the Vestry Book 1720-1789 are available at the Virginia State Library and the FHL. FHL 30625

Parish Registers
  • Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL: FHL Collection and FHL Collection; digital book at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
Vestry Books

References

  1. Axelson, Edith F. A Guide to Episcopal Church Records in Virginia. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Publishing Co., 1988. p.37
  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).

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