Example sentences for: parishes

How can you use “parishes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The South Road (bus route #1) leads east from the Hamilton area, through Paget and Devonshire parishes to the southern edge of Harrington Sound and then on toward Castle Harbour.

  • To travel north from the city of Hamilton means traversing the parishes of Pembroke, Devonshire, Smith’s, and Hamilton (the latter not to be confused with the city of the same name!)

  • The journey out of Hamilton to the south leads through the parishes of Paget, Warwick, and Southampton before reaching Sandys Parish, where the “hook” of Bermuda curves up to Somerset and Ireland islands.

  • An English surveyor, Richard Norwood, undertook a study of the terrain, dividing the colony into the nine “tribes” that are the parishes (counties) of today and the origin of the numerous “Tribe Roads” still to be seen across the island.

  • Of the nine parishes, all but St. George’s were named after prominent shareholders in the original Bermuda Company.

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