CD: The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720-1789

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CD: The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720-1789 - Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne. The earliest records of this parish known to be in existence. The minutes of all vestry meetings from October 30, 1720 to April 18, 1789 are complete except for the period between October 28, 1722 and November 11, 1723 (two leaves of the original 11x15 manuscript were missing). The minutes contain details of the business of the parish, including lists of members present and accounts of money taken in and spent, and plans for the erection of chapels, etc. The earliest date in the register of births, baptisms and deaths is April 12, 1685 and the latest is March 9, 1798. A typical register entry gives the child's name, the parents' names, the date of birth and the date of baptism. (1898), 2004, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, 426 pp. 101-CD3456 ISBN: 078843456X