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* [[Ancient parish]] - divisions linked with the manorial system
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'''{{Wpd|Parish}}''' is a church territorial unit constituting a division of a diocese.
* [[Ecclesiastical parish]] - a geographic area served by a church
 
* [[Mother parish]] - an ancient parish from which a civil parish was at first subordinate to
 
  
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*[[Ancient parish]] - districts in England formed by the 13th century each with its own priest and often with boundaries the same as the local manor; given increasing civil administrative functions, their civil importance declined with the abolition of Church Rates in 1868.
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*[[Ecclesiastical parish]] - a geographic subdivision of a diocese; the term is used in England to distinguish it from the corresponding civil parish.
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Derived from church usage, '''Parish''' may also refer to a secular local government administrative entity:
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*[[Parish Administration in England and Wales]] - how English and Welsh parishes were managed from the 16th century and the sort of records which resulted
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*[[Civil parish]] - in England, the smallest local government division, during the 19th century, took over the civil administrative activities of the ancient parishes and other areas. In Wales, the term used is [[Communities in Wales|community]].
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*{{Wpd|Civil parish (disambiguation)}}, several forms in the British Isles
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*{{Wpd|Parish (administrative division)}}
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To find an individual parish page, go to [[England Parishes]] which lists the historic counties of England and links to their constituent parishes. For [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]], start with [[Start your Welsh genealogy]].
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*Town of {{Wpd|Parish, New York}}
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*{{Wpd|Parish (village), New York}}, a village located in the Town of Parish, New York, USA
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Latest revision as of 22:49, 17 January 2017

This may refer to:

A division

Parish is a church territorial unit constituting a division of a diocese.

  • Ancient parish - districts in England formed by the 13th century each with its own priest and often with boundaries the same as the local manor; given increasing civil administrative functions, their civil importance declined with the abolition of Church Rates in 1868.
  • Ecclesiastical parish - a geographic subdivision of a diocese; the term is used in England to distinguish it from the corresponding civil parish.
  • Parish (Catholic Church)
  • Parish (Church of England)

Derived from church usage, Parish may also refer to a secular local government administrative entity:

To find an individual parish page, go to England Parishes which lists the historic counties of England and links to their constituent parishes. For Wales, start with Start your Welsh genealogy.

A Place