Definitions for "parish"
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.
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).
Keywords:  millstone, awful, flock, fleece, indeed
an awful millstone indeed to those who see nothing valuable in the flock but the fleece
The smallest unit of English local government. The parish is normally governed by the vestry, and appoints officers such as churchwardens, scavengers and overseers of the poor.
Keywords:  love, vivid, geography, god, layout
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
a living being
a living body thatchangesevolves and grows
a smaller territorial area in any given city
Territorial division of the State for administrative purposes.
Keywords:  birth, products, place
Place of birth Products