Settlement of the area began around 1640 with the county being officially formed in 1669 from a part of Lancaster County. The county's only incorporated town, Urbanna, was established in 1680 serving initially as a port for shipping agricultural products and later as the county's commercial and governmental center.
Clerk of the Circuit Court (1899-1910)
Union Army veteran
Judge of 6th Judicial Circuit (1866-69)
Justice on Supreme Court of Appeals (1870-1882)
Member of Rouse of Delegates (1883-84)
Brother of William S. Christian, M.D.
painted and donated
by Mrs. J. W. (Gertrude Christian) Fosdick, New York.
Clerk of the Circuit Court (1912-1951)
Son of Francis Marion Eastman
Owned Customs Rouse;
on Toll Bridge Committee
his wife and Mrs. Addison Bristow,
Presiding Justice of County Court
Donor Courthouse Square
Son of Walter Healy of "The Eminence"
Killed in Battle of Manassas August 30,1862
Confederate States Army;
donated by Mrs. W. E.Wright, his niece.
State Senator representing Middlesex,
Gloucester, Middlesex and New Kent (1874-1879)
Hon. J. Boyd Sears.Enlargement
First elected Clerk (1852-92)
Saved Courthouse records during War between
W. W. Woodward, his son.Enlargement
Commonwealth's Attorney for Circuit Court of King & Queen County (1844-69)
Judge of 9th Judicial Circuit (1870)
W. W. WoodwardEnlargement
Judge T. R. B. Wright.Enlargement
County Clerk (1837-38)
Veteran of War of 1812
John R. Segar, his grandson.Enlargement
President Treasurers Association of Virginia (1940-44)
E. S. Vaughan, his son.Enlargement
Judge of 8th Judicial Circuit (1883-1886)
donated by Norvelle L. Henley, his son.
Commissioner of Revenue (1968-1977)
President Tidewater Area Commissioners of Revenue
Member Board of Supervisors (1958-1980)
(Mrs. J. Merlin Revere) (1904-1979)
Clerk of Circuit Court (1962-1975)
Clerk of the Circuit Court (1951-1962)
Deputy Treasurer (1933-1964)
Assistant District Attorney
Son of John Phipps Bristow
his wife and J. A. Bristow.
Commonwealth's Attorney (1871-1912)
Son of George and Hannah Jones Smith
Killed at Chancellorsville May 2, 1863
Mrs. R. B. Segar.Enlargement
Deputy Sheriff ( -1909)
County Sheriff (1909-1951)
Judge of 8th Virginia Circuit Court (1875-1880)
Lt. Governor of Virginia (1859-1864)
President of Convention of Secession (1861)
Father of Gov. A. J. Montague
donated by Governor Andrew Jackson Montague, United States District Attorney, Attorney-General and Governor of Virginia. Enlargement
County Clerk (1841-1846)
Thomas Healy, his son.Enlargement
C.S.A. Veteran (Captain to Colonel)
Captured after the Battle of Gettysburg and imprisoned on Johnson's Island at Lake Erie.
President Virginia State Medical Society (1904)
First Superintendent of Schools in Middlesex.
painted and donated by Dr. Alfred C. Palmer.
Member Virginia Constitutional