South Farnham Parish, Virginia

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South Farnham Parish has served (Old) Rappahannock and Essex counties.




Parish History

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

Parish Registers

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Vestry Books

The vestry book dated 1739 to 1779 survives. Microfilm copies at the Library of Virginia and Family History Library: FHL Film 33934.

Published version:

The Vestry Book of South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia, 1739-1779 published by Ann K. Blomquist. FHL Book 975.534 K2b.


  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.