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Lexington Parish has served Amherst County, Virginia. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.[1] St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) also belonged to this parish.[2]





A few tombstones from Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Parish Records

The original Lexington Parish Vestry Book, dated 1779-1880, is kept at the Library of Virginia. Microfilmed copy: FHL Film 32126


  • 1800 -- "Amherst Co., Virginia Tax List for Lexington Parish/District - 1800," courtesy: VAGenWeb. Available online.



  1. Ken Dunlap, "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA," VAGenWeb.
  2. "St. Mark, Clifford | History of St Mark, Clifford," The Episcopal Church.
  3. 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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