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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire Parishes K-R]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Riding of Yorkshire Parishes|West Riding]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Ripon
 
  
== Parish History  ==
 
 
RIPON (St. Peter and St. Wilfrid), '''a city and parish''', partly in the liberty of Ripon, and partly in the Lower division of the wapentake of Claro, W. riding ofYork; containing 15,024 inhabitants, of whom 5461 are in the town, 23 miles (N. W. by W.) from York,and 212 (N. N. W.) from London. The parish comprises the townships of Aldfield, Aismunderby with Bondgate, Bewerley, Bishopside, Bishopton, Clotherholme, Dacre, Eavestone, Givendale, Grantley, Hewick-Bridge, Hewick-Copt, Ingerthorpe, Lindrick, Markington with Wallerthwaite, Bishop-Monkton, Newby with Mulwith, Nunwick, Ripon, Sawley, Sharrow, Skelding, Skelton, North Stainley with Sleningford, Studley-Roger, Studley-Royal, Sutton-Grange, Bishop-Thornton, Warsill, Westwick, Whitcliffe with Thorp, and Winksley. A church, dedicated to the '''Holy Trinity''', was erected by the Rev. Edward Kilvington in 1827. '''There are two places of worship in the town for Wesleyans, and one each for Independents and Primitive Methodists.'''<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 671-676. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51239 </ref>
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
 
 
==== Church records  ====
 
 
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''
 
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1576</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" rowspan="5" colspan="2" | '''Indexes'''
 
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1576-1837
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ Joiner]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/West-Riding-of-Yorkshire/ 'Search Marriage Records in West Riding of Yorkshire,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 2 October 2012.</ref>
 
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
 
 
This ancient [[England Church Records|parish]] was created in 1853.&nbsp; Church of England records began in 1827 for Ripon, Holy Trinity.
 
 
==== Census records  ====
 
 
{{British Census|464251}}
 
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Yorkshire Probate Records|Yorkshire 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  ==
 
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
 
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
 
== Web sites  ==
 
 
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
 
 
== References ==
 
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
[[Category:Yorkshire]] [[Category:West_Riding_of_Yorkshire_Parishes]]
 

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