Ripley, Surrey Genealogy

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Guide to Ripley, Surrey ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Ripley, Surrey
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Woking
County Surrey, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Guildford
Registration District Guildford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1740; For more records see Send
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stoke
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Location of Archive
Surrey History Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

RIPLEY, a chapelry, in the parish of Send, union of Guildford, Second division of the hundred of Woking, W. division of Surrey, 6 miles (N. E.) from Guildford. There is a place of worship for Baptists.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

See also Send Parish.

Online Ripley, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1743-1865 findmypast[2]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

  • 1664 Hearth Tax of Ripley is missing[3]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

'RIPLEY, a village, a chapelry, and a sub-district, in Guild ford district, Surrey. The village stands near the river Wey, 3½ miles S E by E of Woking r. station, and 6 N E of Guild ford; and has a post-office under Woking Station, and fairs on 22 July and 11 Nov. The chapelry is in Send parish. Pop., 933. Houses, 177. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Send, in the diocese of Winchester. The church was mainly rebuilt in 1846; but retains the chancel of an early English chapel, which belonged to Newark priory. There is a national school.—The sub-district contains also the rest of Send parish, and two other parishes. Acres, 8, 823. Pop., 2, 591. Houses, 481.'[4]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 18 February 2014.
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012.
  3. Hearth Tax Online - free.
  4. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870).