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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cumberland_Parish,_Virginia|Cumberland Parish]]''  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[Blank] Parish has served [[ County, Virginia]].  
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Cumberland Parish has served [[Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg]] and [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford]] counties.  
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
*<ref>Freddie Spradlin, [http://vagenweb.org/parishes.htm "Parishes of Virginia,"] VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; [http://vagenweb.org/hening/''Hening's Statutes at Large;''] Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., ''The Hornbook of Virginia History'' (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).</ref>
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*1745<ref>Freddie Spradlin, [http://vagenweb.org/parishes.htm "Parishes of Virginia,"] VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; [http://vagenweb.org/hening/''Hening's Statutes at Large;''] Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., ''The Hornbook of Virginia History'' (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary  ====
 
==== Boundary  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Church History ====
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==== Parish History ====
  
==== Church Records  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of Cumberland Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/482/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>
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==== Parish Records  ====
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===== Parish Registers  =====
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.
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*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|361574|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 32928 Item 3}}
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===== Vestry Books =====
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Cumberland Parish's original vestry book (1747-1831) is kept at the [[Library_of_Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Copies: {{FHL|375111|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 30824}}. Abstract:
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*Bell, Landon C. ''Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg County, Virginia, 1746-1816, Vestry Book, 1746-1816''. Richmond, Va.: William Byrd Press, 1930. {{FHL|225080|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1036822 Item 2}}; 1974 reprint: {{FHL|585002|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.5643 K2b 1974}}
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== Websites ==
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 20:25, 3 July 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Cumberland Parish

History

Cumberland Parish has served Lunenburg and Bedford counties.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

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:

Websites

References

  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.