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About My-Parish

This virtual platform is co-ordinated by Beat KüminLink opens in a new window and Joe ChickLink opens in a new window on behalf of the interdisciplinary Warwick Network for Parish ResearchLink opens in a new window. The Network was founded in 2003 to support a wide range of initiatives on parish history, art, heritage and culture from the Middle Ages to the present, including an annual symposium on specific themes. Originally hosted by WordPressLink opens in a new window - on a site set up in collaboration with Joanne Anderson, David Beck and Donald White in November 2012 and then looked after by John Morgan until 2016-17 - the My-Parish online resource re-launched on the Warwick server with the help of Dave Toulson and the History department in 2017. It is aimed at any individual or group with parish-related interests, hoping to facilitate exchange between universities, research institutions, history / heritage societies and local communities.

St Morwenna at Morwenstow

My-Parish and Network logos © Don White, 2011.
(using the portal of St Morwenna at Morwenstow in Bude/Cornwall)


A short introduction: B. Kümin, 'My-Parish: A Local History Portal',
in: Modern History Review 22 (3/February 2020), 34


Contacts: Beat Kümin (Warwick Network); Joe Chick (webmaster)

Partner Organizations:


Christianity & Culture

Humanities Research Centre