Blisland Parish, Virginia

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Blisland Parish has served James City, York, and New Kent counties.

The Lower Church in Blisland Parish is known as Hickory Neck Church.[1]



Variant Spellings

  • Blissland


Parish History

Parish Records

Vestry Books

The original records are stored at the Library of Virginia. Copies: FHL Film 30624

These records have been abstracted:

  • Chamberlayne, C.G. The Vestry Book of Blisland (Blissland) Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1721-1786. Richmond: The Library Board, 1935. Original edition: FHL Film 982042 Item 2; 1979 reprint: FHL Book 975.54 K2c 1979



  1. "History of Hickory Neck," Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, Toano, Virginia, accessed 26 February 2011.
  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).