St. Pauls Parish, Hanover, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
St. Paul's Parish has served [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] and [[Hanover County, Virginia|Hanover]] counties. "The Old Church," also called Immanuel Church, belonged to this parish.<ref>[http://www.immanueloc.org/Who_we_are/Historical_Roots/Historical_Notes/ "A Detailed History of Immanuel,"] Immanuel Episcopal Church, The Diocese of Virginia, accessed 28 February 2011.</ref>
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St. Paul's Parish has served [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] and [[Hanover County, Virginia|Hanover]] counties. "The Old Church," also called Immanuel Church, belonged to this parish.<ref>[http://www.immanueloc.org/Who_we_are/Historical_Roots/Historical_Notes/ "A Detailed History of Immanuel,"] Immanuel Episcopal Church, The Diocese of Virginia, accessed 28 February 2011.</ref> Slash Church (erected 1729-1732), served as the parish's Upper Church.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=16167 Slash Church], The Historical Marker Database</ref>  
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
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==== Boundary  ====
 
==== Boundary  ====
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"An Act for dividing the Parish of Saint Paul, in Hanover County" (1726) culled from<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1298931625140_802" /> Colonial Office at the National Archives&nbsp;in London, is published in:
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. {{FHL|248629|item|disp=FHL Book 973 H25w}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1919749 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
==== Parish History ====
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==== Cemetery  ====
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Some of the graves at Slash Church Cemetery are described at [http://virginiagravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=2555 Virginia Gravestones.org]. Includes transcripts and photographs. The site also includes entries for [http://virginiagravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=2627 Immanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery].
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==== Parish History ====
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Meade's 1861 history of St. Paul's Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/408/mode/2up online.]<ref>William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
==== Parish Records  ====
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.
  
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
  
*Chamberlayne, C.G. ''The Vestry Book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786''. Richmond: The Library Board, 1940. Original edition: {{FHL|113882|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5462 K2c}}; digital versions at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28794 Ancestry] ($), [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH27,60178 Family History Archives], and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc080634847_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1940 World Vital Records] ($); 1973 reprint: {{FHL|454939|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5462 K2c 1973}}.
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*Chamberlayne, C.G. ''The Vestry Book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786''. Richmond: The Library Board, 1940. Original edition: {{FHL|113882|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.5462 K2c}}; digital versions at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28794 Ancestry] ($), {{FSbook|95374}}
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==== Taxation  ====
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*Cocke, William Ronald. ''Hanover County Taxpayers, Saint Paul's Parish, 1782-1815''. Columbia, Va.: W.R. Cocke, 1956. Compiled from personal property tax lists.
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.immanueloc.org/default.asp Immanuel Episcopal Church, The Diocese of Virginia] (official site)
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*[http://www.immanueloc.org/default.asp Immanuel Episcopal Church, The Diocese of Virginia] (official site)  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=15886 "The Old Church,"] The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.holdstillproductions.com/slash_church.htm Slash Church 1729 History]
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=15886 "The Old Church,"] The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=16167 Slash Church], The Historical Marker Database
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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Contents

History

St. Paul's Parish has served New Kent and Hanover counties. "The Old Church," also called Immanuel Church, belonged to this parish.[1] Slash Church (erected 1729-1732), served as the parish's Upper Church.[2]

Founded

Boundary

"An Act for dividing the Parish of Saint Paul, in Hanover County" (1726) culled from Colonial Office at the National Archives in London, is published in:

  • Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. FHL Book 973 H25w; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Resources

Cemetery

Some of the graves at Slash Church Cemetery are described at Virginia Gravestones.org. Includes transcripts and photographs. The site also includes entries for Immanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery.

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of St. Paul's Parish is available online.[4]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Vestry Books

Taxation

  • Cocke, William Ronald. Hanover County Taxpayers, Saint Paul's Parish, 1782-1815. Columbia, Va.: W.R. Cocke, 1956. Compiled from personal property tax lists.

Websites

References

  1. "A Detailed History of Immanuel," Immanuel Episcopal Church, The Diocese of Virginia, accessed 28 February 2011.
  2. Slash Church, The Historical Marker Database
  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).
  4. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.