Ripley, Surrey Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Ripley

Parish History

'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 Englishchapel, which belonged to Newark priory. There is a national school.—The sub-district contains also therest of Send parish, and two other parishes. Acres, 8, 823. Pop., 2, 591. Houses, 481.'[1]


Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Gotoarrow.png See also Send Parish

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

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Census records

Probate records

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites


  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870).
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012.