Cumberland Parish, Virginia

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Cumberland Parish has served Lunenburg and Bedford counties.




Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Cumberland Parish is available online.[2]

Parish Records

Parish Registers

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

  • Cameron, John. Rev. John Cameron's Marriage Register of Bristol, Cumberland and Nottoway Parishes, Virginia, 1784-1815 and Other More Recent Records, Mainly of Nottoway Parish. FHL Film 32928 Item 3
Vestry Books

Cumberland Parish's original vestry book (1747-1831) is kept at the Library of Virginia. Copies: FHL Film 30824. Abstract:



  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. 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.