James City Parish, Virginia

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James City Parish has served James City County, Virginia.




Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of the six parishes of James City is available online.[2]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.


  • Jamestown's Churches, The Historical Marker Database. Includes brief histories of the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth churches at Jamestown.
  • Church on the Main, The Historical Marker Database
  • Glebe Land, The Historical Marker Database


  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.