Henrico Parish, Virginia

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*Burton, Lewis W. ''Annals of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia and Especially of St. John's Church, the Present Mother Church of the Parish, from 1611 to 1884''. Richmond, VA, USA: Williams Printing Company, 1942. Digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6251 Ancestry] ($).  
 
*Burton, Lewis W. ''Annals of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia and Especially of St. John's Church, the Present Mother Church of the Parish, from 1611 to 1884''. Richmond, VA, USA: Williams Printing Company, 1942. Digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6251 Ancestry] ($).  
 
*Moore, J. Staunton. ''The Annals and History of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia: and St. John's P.E. Church''. Richmond, Va., 1904; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979. Available at {{FHL|111061|title-id|disp=FHL}} [2 copies]; digital versions at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29705 Ancestry] ($); [http://www.archive.org/details/annalsofhenric00moor Internet Archive (1)]; [http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924010668774 Internet Archive (2)]; [http://www.archive.org/details/annalsofhenricop00moor Internet Archive (3)].  
 
*Moore, J. Staunton. ''The Annals and History of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia: and St. John's P.E. Church''. Richmond, Va., 1904; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979. Available at {{FHL|111061|title-id|disp=FHL}} [2 copies]; digital versions at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29705 Ancestry] ($); [http://www.archive.org/details/annalsofhenric00moor Internet Archive (1)]; [http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924010668774 Internet Archive (2)]; [http://www.archive.org/details/annalsofhenricop00moor Internet Archive (3)].  
*Robinson, Morgan P. "Henrico Parish in the Diocese of Virginia and the Parishes Descended Therefrom," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 43, No. 1 (Jan., 1935), pp. 8-40. {{FHL|16216|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2v}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4244624 JSTOR] ($).
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*Robinson, Morgan P. "Henrico Parish in the Diocese of Virginia and the Parishes Descended Therefrom," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 43, No. 1 (Jan., 1935), pp. 8-40. {{FHL|16216|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2v}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4244624 JSTOR] ($).
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Rev. R.A. Goodwin's history of St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA87&lpg=PA87 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 87-92.</ref>
  
 
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Contents

History

Henrico Parish has served Henrico County, Virginia. In the early period, it was also known as Henricopolis Church. Between 1680 and 1714, it was also known as Varina Parish.[1] Also known as St. John's Church. Located in Richmond.

Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at St. John's on the 23rd of March 1775.

Founded

Boundary

Record Loss

  • Colonial parish registers are lost
  • Vestry book begins in 1730

Resources

Parish History

  • Burton, Lewis W. Annals of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia and Especially of St. John's Church, the Present Mother Church of the Parish, from 1611 to 1884. Richmond, VA, USA: Williams Printing Company, 1942. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Moore, J. Staunton. The Annals and History of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia: and St. John's P.E. Church. Richmond, Va., 1904; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979. Available at FHL [2 copies]; digital versions at Ancestry ($); Internet Archive (1); Internet Archive (2); Internet Archive (3).
  • Robinson, Morgan P. "Henrico Parish in the Diocese of Virginia and the Parishes Descended Therefrom," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 43, No. 1 (Jan., 1935), pp. 8-40. FHL Book 975.5 B2v; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Rev. R.A. Goodwin's history of St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

Parish Records

Vestry Books

The original Henrico Parish Vestry Book survives for the years 1730 to 1773.[3]

Websites

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. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 87-92.
  3. Review of History of Henrico Parish and Old St. John's Church, Richmond, in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Oct. 1904):220-221. Digital version at JSTOR ($).