Buckland Ripers is an Ancient Parish in the county of Dorset.
Other places in the parish include: Nottington.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1695
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1739
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
BUCKLAND-RIPERS, a parish, in the union of Weymouth, hundred of Culliford-Tree, Dorchester division of Dorset, 3½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Melcombe-Regis; containing 118 inhabitants. It comprises 1205 acres by computation: the soil is a strong clay, producing good crops of grain; the surface is hilly, and the surrounding scenery pleasing. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £5. 9. 2., and in the patronage of Q. H. Stroud, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £200, and the glebe comprises nine acres.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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- County: Dorset
- Civil Registration District: Weymouth
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Dorchester
- Poor Law Union: Weymouth
- Hundred: Culliford Tree
- Province: Canterbury