Blisland Parish, Virginia

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Blisland_Parish,_Virginia|Blisland Parish]]''  
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
 
Blisland Parish has served [[James City County, Virginia|James City]], [[York County, Virginia|York]], and [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] counties.  
 
Blisland Parish has served [[James City County, Virginia|James City]], [[York County, Virginia|York]], and [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] counties.  
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The Lower Church in Blisland Parish is known as Hickory Neck Church.<ref>[http://hickoryneck.org/faq/index.shtml "History of Hickory Neck,"] Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, Toano, Virginia, accessed 26 February 2011.</ref>
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
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==== Boundary  ====
 
==== Boundary  ====
  
==== Variant Spellings ====
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==== Variant Spellings ====
  
 
*Blissland
 
*Blissland
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==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
  
==== Parish Records ====
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==== Parish Records ====
  
===== Vestry Books =====
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===== Vestry Books =====
  
The original records are stored at the [[Library_of_Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Copies: {{FHL|376505|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 30624}}
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The original records are stored at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Copies: {{FHL|376505|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 30624}}  
  
These records have been abstracted:
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These records have been abstracted:  
  
 
*Chamberlayne, C.G. ''The Vestry Book of Blisland (Blissland) Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1721-1786''. Richmond: The Library Board, 1935. Original edition: {{FHL|28088|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 982042 Item 2}}; 1979 reprint: {{FHL|454928|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.54 K2c 1979}}
 
*Chamberlayne, C.G. ''The Vestry Book of Blisland (Blissland) Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1721-1786''. Richmond: The Library Board, 1935. Original edition: {{FHL|28088|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 982042 Item 2}}; 1979 reprint: {{FHL|454928|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.54 K2c 1979}}
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== Websites ==
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*[http://hickoryneck.org/ Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, Toano, Virginia] (official site)
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=16848 Hickory Neck Church], The Historical&nbsp;Marker Database
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 21:00, 26 February 2011

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Contents

History

Blisland Parish has served James City, York, and New Kent counties.

The Lower Church in Blisland Parish is known as Hickory Neck Church.[1]

Founded

Boundary

Variant Spellings

  • Blissland

Resources

Parish History

Parish Records

Vestry Books

The original records are stored at the Library of Virginia. Copies: FHL Film 30624

These records have been abstracted:

  • Chamberlayne, C.G. The Vestry Book of Blisland (Blissland) Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1721-1786. Richmond: The Library Board, 1935. Original edition: FHL Film 982042 Item 2; 1979 reprint: FHL Book 975.54 K2c 1979

Websites

References

  1. "History of Hickory Neck," Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, Toano, Virginia, accessed 26 February 2011.
  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).