Portsmouth Parish, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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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&amp;pg=PA72 Google Books] - free.</ref>
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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&amp;amp;pg=PA72 Google Books] - free.</ref>
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===

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Contents

History

Portsmouth Parish has served Norfolk County, Virginia.

Founded

Resources

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Portsmouth Parish is available online.[3]

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.
  3. 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.