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Wicomico Parish has served Northumberland County, Virginia Genealogy. Also known as Great Wiccocomoco Parish and Lee Parish.



Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Wicomico Parish is available online.[2]

  • Northern Neck Historical Society. Commemorating the Establishment of a Memorial Monument to the Parish of Great Wiccocomoco: Northumberland County, Va. June 5, 1961. 1961.
  • Overholt, John L. and Arthur C. Johnson. The History of Wicomico Parish: Including 1703-1795 Vestry Minutes. Wicomico Church, Va.: Wicomico Parish Church, 1999. FHL Book 975.521 K2o 1999.

Parish Records

Parish Registers

Wicomico's Parish Registers have not survived.

Vestry Books

The original Wicomico Parish Vestry Book (1703-1795) is kept at the Library of Virginia. Copy: FHL Film 34216. Overholt published abstracts of these records (see Parish History).


  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. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.