Meaning of PARISH in English

PARISH

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a parish church British English (= the main Christian church in a particular area )

This is the parish church for three villages near here.

parish church

parish clerk

parish pump

parish pump politics

parish register

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

large

Several more substantial gentry houses can still be found in the rural parts of Dronfield's large parish .

The population of its large parish , which included several rural outliers, stood at about 2,700.

They are much larger than parishes or townships.

This large parish now had two Anglican churches but Nonconformity was as pronounced as it had been in the seventeenth century.

local

A variety of independent museum are run by Trusts, local societies, parish councils and enthusiastic individuals.

Another college calls on local parish organists and music group leaders to help with occasional workshops.

Wilson was educated in the local parish school.

The local parish council has been debating a possible site since nineteen sixty-four.

William had regularly attended the local parish Church but had not shown any particular religious interest.

The local parish council has often been in the hands of a group leading the area into decline.

rural

May I suggest that you include the rural parishes in Wyre District as far south as Garstang in this consultation.

Distribution of guilds was uneven, many rural parishes having none at all, while a town might contain several.

In 1660 provision was very limited, especially in the rural parishes .

Some rural parishes also recorded relatively high adventitious populations.

He was vicar of a rural parish in which he was very happy and had no desire to move.

Such demographic changes wrought by industrialism meant the decline of rural parishes and the creation of a new urbanised and industrial poor.

small

In 1563 this small parish contained twenty-one families but by 1670 only eight households remained.

To a small parish church with few resources, the laws of copyright may seem somewhat overbearing.

The smaller parish or community council may prefer to carry out all business through the full council instead of appointing committees.

■ NOUN

boundary

By the 1820s Brighton had sprawled along several miles of cliff top, almost to the edge of its parish boundaries .

Another reason for such sharp changes of alignment in otherwise straight enclosure roads is parish boundaries .

Passing over the parish boundary at Sunderlandwick, the old toll bar is on the right, and Bar Farm opposite.

When the latter were realigned or made anew they often met the earlier roads at a sharp angle on the parish boundaries .

He noted the incidence of barrows reused as Saxon cemeteries and other Saxon burials on or near parish boundaries in Wessex.

The parish boundaries were often indistinct until after the Norman conquest, but there may have been 150 of these by 1066.

Desmond Bonney followed his initial research by an examination of parish boundaries associated with Roman roads and late prehistoric linear earthworks.

In our own case, if we were free to plant beyond our parish boundaries , we should already have done so.

church

It benefits from a lovely site, opposite the parish church and close to farm buildings, away from the village centre.

The parish church at Chiaramonte has possession of the remains, which are kept under the altar in an ancient urn.

This was the only Nonconformist chapel Butterfield ever designed and in 1976 it became a parish church .

Father Luke pedalled backwards in the direction of Whitechapel's parish church and fell over the barrow.

The latter was recognised when the former religious hospital became the parish church of St John the Baptist in the fourteenth century.

About 400 loyalist protesters gathered opposite police barriers below Drumcree parish church .

The family has been told a rabbit would be allowed on the head stone of the infant in the parish church .

At last they reached the village and joined the rest of the crowd as they thronged towards the green in front of the parish church .

clergy

All authority, both of chapter and parish clergy derives from the bishop.

The parish clergy had to give up their concubines and accept a higher degree of accountability for performance of their duties.

Very high among Innocent III's ambitions was the improvement of the parish clergy .

Other monks of the house became parish clergy .

clerk

The parish clerk was asked to report the matter to the area surveyor.

council

Now the former chairman of Merrybent parish council has written about his struggle against heart disease in a medical journal.

Council meeting: The parish council met yesterday.

In February 1988 the parish council launched a campaign for the provision of sea defences.

However the parish council disapproved of the plan because of the possible distraction it would cause to drivers.

There is also a third tier of parish councils , with minimal powers.

A variety of independent museum are run by Trusts, local societies, parish councils and enthusiastic individuals.

At the third tier, parish councils were created in 1894 and charged with administering poor relief.

He was also on parish councils and acted as the school's manager.

councillor

He concluded by thanking vice-chairman Tony Rudgard who has produced the useful monthly newsletter for parish councillors .

Campaigners now hope parish councillors will abandon their scheme for 30 new lights and accept alternative proposals instead.

He is a parish councillor , school governor and a member of Yorkshire Water Consultative Committee.

He spent 33 years as a parish councillor , 24 of them as parish council chairman.

Phil Hughes, a district councillor and parish councillor, who lives in Bowes parish.

I enclose some of your forms completed to the best of my ability from information given by parish councillors .

Garvey had difficulty in making a passer-by understand that he wanted to speak to a parish councillor or the Bishop.

hall

Afterwards we braved the blizzards and all met for tea and home baking in the parish hall .

On entering the parish hall , he was surprised to smell the unmistakable odor of chicken noodle soup.

Rich/Poor meal - sell tickets for a meal, use your parish hall .

He turned the key in the lock, and went in the side door of the old parish hall .

We opened up the parish hall to the wounded and dead which were brought in from all parts of the village.

Though several people still mingled in the parish hall , they were alone in the kitchen.

The visitors will have a buffet reception on Saturday night in the parish hall .

It was an evening when I knew Lily went to a weekly patriotic sewing and knitting circle in a near-by parish hall .

magazine

When it comes to advertising, more use could be made of diocesan newspapers in addition to parish magazines and the local press.

An appeal in the parish magazine has raised three thousand pounds, still leaving them five thousand short.

The parish magazines were Church business: Anna was the Rector's wife.

I went round this morning with the parish magazine .

So Hannah, 16, penned an open reply in her dad's parish magazine .

She had been expecting Hubert Molland with the parish magazine , which was why she had answered the door.

I suppose that this means that this month's parish magazine should be a special holiday edition.

priest

This had a record of superb parish priests and a full congregation.

He immersed himself in parish work and made himself indispensable to the overworked parish priest .

Y., who had accepted him as a parish priest .

He's a sort of diocesan works manager responsible to the bishop for the smooth running of the parish priests .

Arsenio Carrillo served as a parish priest at San Agust n from 1956 to 1963, and returned in 1969.

The 10,300 parish priests whose job it is to man these churches are thus a rather scant resource.

Later she told her parish priest .

register

This also explains why there is no record of the burials in the parish register .

The plaintiff was unlawfully charged for making extracts from a parish register , and was held entitled to recover back the payments.

The surplus recorded in the parish register must have been lost through migration to other places.

Wherever possible, they should be used in conjunction with parish registers and other sources.

Indeed, in the author's own village the parish register was being kept in Latin as late as 1657.

Such measures of absences from parish registers are the crudest of indicators, but other evidence points in the same direction.

■ VERB

become

When not quite fourteen years old he became organist of his parish church, San Lorenzo in Damaso, Rome.

This was the only Nonconformist chapel Butterfield ever designed and in 1976 it became a parish church.

Under the plan, the missions were to become parish churches and the neophytes were to be released from mission jurisdiction.

The latter was recognised when the former religious hospital became the parish church of St John the Baptist in the fourteenth century.

Not all, however, survived, and of those that did, not all became parish churches.

Other monks of the house became parish clergy.

live

I live in a parish of 12,000 and a town of 30,000.

Sacraments are given by priests living in the nearest parish .

Phil Hughes, a district councillor and parish councillor, who lives in Bowes parish.

Ramsey could find nowhere to live within the parish .

I think she still lives in the parish and commutes in.

serve

Some had served the parish in the past, others were from the local Deanery.

He has twice served as parish priest there over 10 years.

Arsenio Carrillo served as a parish priest at San Agust n from 1956 to 1963, and returned in 1969.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a parish priest

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And though there were plenty of strong opinions, much of the parish still seemed profoundly ambivalent about the protest.

By mid-February the archdiocese had yet to release its report on the parish , and he was beginning to worry.

However the parish council disapproved of the plan because of the possible distraction it would cause to drivers.

In 1660 provision was very limited, especially in the rural parishes.

In 1839 several townlands from Seagoe were joined with some from Tullylish to form the parish of Knocknamuckley.

The name also appears repeatedly in the parish registers from 1562 onwards.

There is also a third tier of parish councils, with minimal powers.

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