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==== Parish Boundaries  ====
==== Parish Boundaries  ====
*Borders [[St._Andrews_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Andrews]], [[St._Bartholomews_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Bartholomew's]], [[St._George_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. George]], and [[St._Johns_Colleton_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. John's Colleton]] parishes. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina].
*Borders [[St. Andrews Parish, South Carolina|St. Andrews]], [[St. Bartholomews Parish, South Carolina|St. Bartholomew's]], [[St. George Parish, South Carolina|St. George]], and [[St. Johns Colleton Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Colleton]] parishes. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina]. An overlay of districts is available at [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html Carolana.com].
=== Resources  ===
=== Resources  ===

Revision as of 23:07, 4 March 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png South Carolina Gotoarrow.png St. Paul's Parish


St. Paul's Parish has served Charleston and Colleton counties.


Parish Boundaries


Research Guides


More than 1000 of the cemetery's graves are described at Find A Grave. Includes transcripts and select photographs.

Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 19, St. Paul's Parish, pages 351-359, in:

  • Dalcho, Frederick. An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina from the First Settlement of the Province, to the War of the Revolution; with Notices of the Present State of the Church in Each Parish and Some Account of the Early Civil History of Carolina, Never Before Published. Charleston: E. Thayer, 1820. FHL Film 22657; digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • Constitutional Form of Government and By-laws of the Protestant Episcopal Church of Saint Paul's, Radcliffeboro', Charleston, S.C. Charleston, S.C.: Courier Book and Job Presses, 1870. Digital version at Google Books.

Parish Records


  • [1732] "Assessment on Edisto Island in St. Paul's Parish," April 20, 1732, South Carolina Miscellany, New York Public Library.[1]
  • [1785] St. Paul's Parish Tax Returns, 1785, South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 1977); Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 1977).



  1. This source is discussed in Philip D. Morgan, "A Profile of a Mid-Eighteenth Century South Carolina Parish: The Tax Return of Saint James', Goose Creek," The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 81, No. 1 (Jan. 1980):52. Digital version at JSTOR ($).