Portsmouth Parish, Virginia

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*1761 from [[Elizabeth River Parish, Virginia|Elizabeth River Parish]]<ref>Freddie Spradlin, [http://vagenweb.org/parishes.htm "Parishes of Virginia,"] VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; [http://vagenweb.org/hening/''Hening's Statutes at Large;''] Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., ''The Hornbook of Virginia History'' (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).</ref>. The parish church was named Trinity Church.
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*1761 from [[Elizabeth River Parish, Virginia|Elizabeth River Parish]]<ref>Freddie Spradlin, [http://vagenweb.org/parishes.htm "Parishes of Virginia,"] VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; [http://vagenweb.org/hening/''Hening's Statutes at Large;''] Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., ''The Hornbook of Virginia History'' (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).</ref>. The parish church was named Trinity Church.<ref>Edward W. James, "Trinity Church, Portsmouth," ''The Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Antiquary,'' Vol. 4, Part 2 (1902):72-74. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=BSgSAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA72 Google Books] - free.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 21:30, 1 January 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Portsmouth Parish

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Contents

History

Portsmouth Parish has served Norfolk County, Virginia.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Websites

References

  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. Edward W. James, "Trinity Church, Portsmouth," The Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Antiquary, Vol. 4, Part 2 (1902):72-74. Digital version at Google Books - free.