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Petsworth Parish has served Gloucester County, Virginia. The parish church was called Poplar Spring Church.[1] 





Several of the old graves at the parish cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

The Virginia State Library discussed Petsworth Church Cemetery in a survey of Gloucester County graves published in 1959, but did not mention any legible gravestones.[3] FHL Book 975.53 V3e.

Parish History

Parish Records

Parish registers do not survive.

Vestry Books



  1. Poplar Spring Church, The Historical Marker Database
  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).
  3. Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865 (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959), 118.


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