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Westover Parish has served [[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City County]] and [[Prince George County, Virginia|Prince George]] counties.  
 
Westover Parish has served [[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City County]] and [[Prince George County, Virginia|Prince George]] counties.  
  
"An Act for enlarging Charles City County; and for consolidating those parts of the Parishes of Westover and Weynoake, on the North side James River; and that part of Wallingford Parish, on the West side Chicohominy River" (1720) culled from sources in London, is published in:  
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Two acts, culled from sources available only in London at the time, provide information about Westover Parish:
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#"An Act for enlarging Charles City County; and for consolidating those parts of the Parishes of Westover and Weynoake, on the North side James River; and that part of Wallingford Parish, on the West side Chicohominy River" (1720)
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#"An Act to divide those parts of the Parishes of Westover and Weynoake, which lie on the South side James River, from those parts of the said Parishes which lie on the North side the said River; and for uniting Westover and Weynoake Parishes; on the South side James River, to Martin Brandon Parish, in the County of Prince George; and for erecting a Chapel in Bristol Parish, in the said County" (1720)
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Published in:
  
 
*Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. {{FHL|248629|item|disp=FHL Book 973 H25w}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1919749 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. {{FHL|248629|item|disp=FHL Book 973 H25w}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1919749 JSTOR] ($).

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History

Westover Parish has served Charles City County and Prince George counties.

Two acts, culled from sources available only in London at the time, provide information about Westover Parish:

  1. "An Act for enlarging Charles City County; and for consolidating those parts of the Parishes of Westover and Weynoake, on the North side James River; and that part of Wallingford Parish, on the West side Chicohominy River" (1720)
  2. "An Act to divide those parts of the Parishes of Westover and Weynoake, which lie on the South side James River, from those parts of the said Parishes which lie on the North side the said River; and for uniting Westover and Weynoake Parishes; on the South side James River, to Martin Brandon Parish, in the County of Prince George; and for erecting a Chapel in Bristol Parish, in the said County" (1720)

Published in:

  • Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. FHL Book 973 H25w; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Founded

Boundary

Resources

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Parish History

Parish Records

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).