Suffolk Parish, Virginia

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Suffolk Parish has served Nansemond County, Virginia.




Parish History

Rev. John B. Dunn's history of Suffolk Parish, Nansemond County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Vestry Books

The original Suffolk Parish Vestry Books (1749-1784, 1825-1856) are kept at the Library of Virginia. Abstracts:

  • Hopkins, William Lindsay. Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749-1784, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724-1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1988. Available at FHL.


  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. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 230-239.