That circuit of ground committed to the charge of one parson or vicar, or other minister having cure of souls therein.
The same district, constituting a civil jurisdiction, with its own officers and regulations, as respects the poor, taxes, etc.
An ecclesiastical society, usually not bounded by territorial limits, but composed of those persons who choose to unite under the charge of a particular priest, clergyman, or minister; also, loosely, the territory in which the members of a congregation live.
In Louisiana, a civil division corresponding to a county in other States.
a family, a living cell of the one family of God
a layout of love over a piece of geography
a vivid example of God's loving presence among us
area a Vicar looks after
Parishes are the most local administrative areas in England and Wales (where they are referred to as communities), and often have a parish council with a range of duties. Approximately 40% of the population of England and Wales live in parishes / communities. The areas without parishes are mainly in the larger urban areas. The parish boundaries used on Neighbourhood Statistics are those promulgated (legally agreed) as at 31/12/2002, regardless of when the boundaries actually came into effect.
An area under the spiritual care of the incumbent. The geographical boundaries of St. Mark's are, roughly, the east side of Port Hope town, and Ward 2 (the former Hope Township).