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Series 3: Bruton Parish Church

Identifier: id142755

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Includes condensed history, chronology of clergy at Bruton, chronology of Bruton Parish Chruch, 1614-1818, chronology of Middle Plantation Parish, 1633-1674, and reports on the 1938 excavation of Bruton churchyard in search of Bacon's vault. Historical survey and guide of churchyard. Chronology of people buried in churchyard. Research papers on pews, galleries, bell, organ, ornaments, font, silver, and objects owned by Bruton Parish. Various informational booklets. Minutes of Historical Advisory Committee and Bruton Vestry, 1632-1828. Correspondence with Thom Blair. Article on religion in Colonial Virginia. Famous Americans with Bruton association. Reports, correspondence, and articles of various family associations with Bruton Parish. Report on the Establishment Years, 1674-1802, by Thom Blair. History report on Bruton by Edward C. Riley. Condensed history by Hudson and W.A.R. Goodwin. Book entitled, "Notes on the Early History of Bruton Parish Church", compiled by Hudson, bound July 23, 1999. Boxes II, III, IV.


  • Creation: 1930-1998


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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 6.10 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository