Newport Parish, Virginia

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Entries from Newport Parish Register that survive have been published by Boddie in:
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*Boddie, John Bennett. ''Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records''. Chicago: Chicago Law Print. Co., 1938. Available at {{FHL|110892|title-id|disp=FHL}} [3 copies]; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25644 Ancestry] ($) and [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH36,66336 Family History Archives].
  
 
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Revision as of 17:23, 28 September 2011

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Newport Parish

Contents

History

Newport Parish has served Isle of Wight County, Virginia. It was also known as Old Brick Church. It is located in Smithfield, Virginia. It is currently known as St. Luke's Church.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

The graves at St. Luke's Church Cemetery are transcribed and mapped at the church website.

See also:

  • Barger, Virginia A. Tombstones in St. Luke's Church Cemetery, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Newport News, Virginia: Mrs. R.V. Barger, 1970. Available at FHL.

Parish History

R.S. Thomas's history of The Old Brick Church (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

  • Hayden, E. Virginia. A Sketch of "The Old Brick Church": Isle of Wight County, Virginia. 1925. 1954 reprint available at FHL. [St. Luke's Parish Church]

Parish Records

Parish Registers

Entries from Newport Parish Register that survive have been published by Boddie in:

  • Boddie, John Bennett. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records. Chicago: Chicago Law Print. Co., 1938. Available at FHL [3 copies]; digital versions at Ancestry ($) and Family History Archives.
Vestry Books

The original Newport Parish Vestry Book, dated 1724-1772, is kept at the Library of Virginia. Copy: FHL Collection. Abstracts:

  • Hopkins, William Lindsay. Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749-1784, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724-1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1988. Available at FHL.

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. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 50-54.